Les Grottes de La Balme, La Balme-les-Grottes

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#2 of 18 in Nature in Isere
Cave · Nature / Park
A chapel built into the rocks at the entrance of Les Grottes de La Balme launches your caving excursion. Its placement is an architectural feat rare for the period. Formations inside the cave will also intrigue as you navigate stalagmites thrusting up from the floor and admire ceilings of dripping stalactites. Take the guesswork out of planning a La Balme-les-Grottes vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • My Girlfriend and I hiked the 10 Km from Vaux-en-Bugey to La Balme-les-Grottes and it was worth every step of the 2 hour trek! the natural grandeur of the cave was unlike any tourist location I have.....  more »
  • These caves are easy to find & the entrance fee (low season) was not exorbitant €8/adult. Quite a few stairs, so a reasonable level of fitness required & a number of quite dark, slippery & narrow...  more »
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  • Much larger than expected, with interesting shapes to bend body through if you want to to access certain areas. Visiting in June we were virtually on our own. A gem of a find
  • Beautiful grotto nestled behind the town. Plenty of parking and good walks nearby.

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