Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France

Les Eyzies : how a small hamlet became a capital

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Les Eyzies : how a small hamlet became a capital

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11 tour stops

1

Etymology

The origin of the name of the village is uncertain

 
2

The cross

A testimony of grace received

 
3

Le Moulin de la Beune

At this place, instead of a restaurant there was a mill ( in french : "moulin")

 
4

Le Pôle International de la Préhistoire

As a preamble or to complete your visits of the various prehistoric sites.

 
5

Musée National de Préhistoire

The Museum collections include about 6 million objects, 18000 are on display !

 
6

Cliffs

During the Mesozoïc era (âge des dinosaures) the area was under the sea.

 
7

Abri Pataud and Abri Cro- Magnon

The Micoque circular walk describes both prehistoric shelters.

 
8

The church Saint Martin de Tayac

The hamlet of Les Eyzies did not exist, the main town was the one of Tayac

 
9

The bridge

The road bridge was built in 1897, in 1999 an elegant footpath was added.

 
10

The railway bridge

Built in 1863, it's an architectural gem.

 
11

The statue

The Museum stone guardian

 

Overview

The nature particularly favoured this small place of France which was inhabited since thousands of years and which kept preciously the industry and the art of our distant ancestors.

Itinerary 3.7 km / 1:00

Offline map included

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