Our Hours

La Roque Saint-Christophe is open 7 days a week, including public holidays.

January
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open January 1st
2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

February, March, and October to November 11
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

April 1 to July 6 and from August 28 to September 30
10 a.m. to 6 30 p.m.

July 7 to August 27
9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

November 12 to the end of Christmas vacation
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed on December 25.

Last entry: 1 hour before closing.

Entrance fees

We offer special rates for children, students and groups.

Individual Rates

* Low season (from October 1st to March 31)

Adults: €9.50
Children (5 to 13 years): €5.00
Students (under 25 with student card): € 8.00

*High season (from April 1st to September 30)

Adults: €10.50
Children (5 to 13 years): €5.00
Students (under 25, with student card): €8.50

Adult group rates (minimum of 20 persons)

Entrance fee: Adults: €7.60 (One free entry for every 20 purchased)

GUIDED TOUR

Adults
Enjoy a guided tour, free with your entry. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Guided tour in English

Adults
Enjoy a guided tour with an English-speaking guide for an additional fee of 45 euros. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Educational Rates

Students (High school, post-secondary): € 5.60
Children (Middle school): €4.00
Children (Pre-school and primary school):: €3.50

1 chaperone free for every 10 students

SELF-GUIDED TOUR – 1 HOUR

Children

The self-guided tour allows you to explore the site at your own pace, using the explanatory panels and the different information screens to find your location. You’ll learn all about the settlements, periods of occupation and historical events of the site. La Roque de Saint-Christophe will no longer be a mystery to you!
Rates: Pre-school, Primary €3.50 / Middle school: €4.00 / High school: € 5.60 / Student: €5.60

GUIDED TOUR – 1 HOUR 15 MINUTES

Children

Your guide will provide an in-depth commentary on the different points of interest of La Roque Saint-Christophe. The site will come to life, and with each discovery, its secrets will gradually be revealed. The commentary of your guide is adapted to each age category.

Maximum number of participants:. 50 children

Rates: €45, in addition to the entry fee

GUIDED TOUR + DEMONSTRATION OF DRUM WINCH – 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES

Children

La Roque-Saint-Christophe is home to the most realistic reconstructions of civil engineering machines The drum winch, or squirrel cage, featuring a large 10-foot diameter wheel, is one of the site’s most iconic devices. The guide will provide a detailed explanation of how it works, and you can witness a demonstration of the winch in action as it hoists a load.

Maximum number of participants:. 50 children

Rates:€50, in addition to the entry fee

ARCHEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION WORKSHOP

Children

Equipped with archeological tools, children will have the opportunity to set off on an adventure to excavate a “paleosol”, representing an Upper Paleolithic habitat. After their dig, they will do illustrations of their discoveries to interpret them and gain an understanding of the historical context of this habitat.

Maximum number of participants:. 25 students

Rates: €100, in addition to the entry fee.

“Visit Périgord” Pass

You can use your “Visit Périgord” Pass to gain access to La Roque Saint-Christophe.

This prepaid card provides you with a 20% discount on your entry fee and gives you access to Périgord’s most visited sites. The PASS is valid for one year from the date of purchase:

How to Find Us

La Roque Saint-Christophe is located in Peyzac-le-Moustier, 24620

Open with : Google maps | Plan | Waze

Parking

We offer a large, shady parking area close to the site. It can accommodate cars, buses and RVs.

During busy periods, if this space is full, there are several other shaded parking areas (available at no charge) with easy access to the site.

What you need to know

Practical information to help you plan a hassle-free visit

circuit

Easy walking tour

Shaded and safe
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Les Délices de la Roque Restaurant / Snackbar

open from the beginning of April to the end of the fall holidays, all day, every day.
05 53 50 29 54
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Picnic facilities

Covered or open picnic areas
parking

Ample free parking

also accommodates buses and coaches
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Tour circuit

In French and English. Guide booklets in German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish
Livret

A guide booklet

is available at the entrance in the following languages: Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish
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Dogs allowed

but they must be kept on a leash.
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Access to the site by bicycle

The site is accessible by bike. The safest route goes through the D66 from Peyzac le Moutier. Bike racks are provided in the parking areas.
Porte-bebe

Baby carriers

Baby carriers are recommended Strollers are not recommended.

The Shop

Get everything you need at the La Roque Saint-Christophe shop.

Would you like some souvenirs of your visit to La Roque Saint-Christophe?

Our on-site shop offers goodies, gifts and unique objects directly related to your memorable experience at the site.

We feature books and comic books about La Roque Saint-Christophe, as well as regional products, rocks and minerals, a book shop and a children’s section (toys) to cater to our younger travelers.

FAQ

Here are the answers to our visitors’ most frequently asked questions.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information.

Are you open today?

Yes. We are open 7 days a week, including holidays.

What is the average length of a tour?

It takes about an hour to do the visit comfortably.

Are there a lot of stairs on the walking tour?

There are exactly 80 steps on the tour route.

Are pets allowed on the site?

Yes However, we ask that you keep your pet on a leash and provide plastic bags for obvious reasons of hygiene.

Is a reservation required?

No You can visit the site without reservation, unless you are a group of more than 20 people.

Is it possible to visit the site with a stroller?

No You will be more comfortable with a baby carrier.

Is the route sheltered in case of inclement weather?

More than 80% of the visit route is sheltered.

Is special clothing required?

The temperature on the site is the same as outside, in the shade. So dress accordingly.

Are the tours guided?

The site is free to visit. However, guided tours are planned in season. Refer to the entertainment program.

Can I take advantage of a group rate?

Yes We offer preferential rates for groups of 20 people or more. Refer to the price list for more details.

Download

You can download your walking tour in French

You can download your walking tour in English.

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