Lascaux caves, Aquitaine - FRANCE The world famous caves at Lascaux are found near Montignac, 30km north of Sarlat in the Dordogne. The paintings in Lascaux caves date from the period around 17,000 years ago, although the caves were occupied for a long period - perhaps 6000 years in total - during the Magdelene period. In a well known story, the Lascaux I caves were discovered in 1940 by a group of teenagers who were searching for their dog.
The Secret of Provence Ochres. In the Luberon, red earth comes and adorns the landscape. And around the village of Roussillon, which prettily parades the color, the ochres give up all their secrets. Let’s go visit!