Gouffre de Poudrey cave, spanning 1 million m3. Discover the largest underground chamber in France during a 1-hour guided tour. A sound and light show on the legends of Franche-Comté showcases this gigantic cavity. The guided tour is in French, but a translation of the commentary is available at the entrance to the cave. Our tour guides speak English.
The duration of the visit is one hour.
Access is made by 250 stairs to go down and up.
The temperature is 7°.
OPENING TIMES 2023
Booking recommended : gouffredepoudrey.com
APRIL 2023 Open Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday Sunday and holidays departure of visits at 11:14:15:16
MAY 2023 Open Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday Sunday and holidays departure of visits at 11:14:15:16
JUIN 2023 Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, departure of visits at 11:14:15:16
JULY / AUGUST 2023 Open every day, departure of visits at 10:30am,11:30am,13:30pm, 14:30pm, 15:30pm, 16:30pm
SEPTEMBER 2023 Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Open on the Monday of the ‘jeûne fédéral Suisse’ (Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer), departure of visits at 11:14:15:16
OCTOBER 2023 Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, then every day from 22 to 31 October as well as 5 November, departure of visits at 11:14:15:16
NOVEMBER/ DECEMBER / JANUARY The cave is closed.
Student and Teenager more12 years €8,50
Child aged 5-12. €7,50
Child under 5 years free
See you soon !
GOUFFRE DE POUDREY
1 puits de Poudrey
Phone : 03 81 59 22 57
Located between Besançon and Pontarlier (highway 57)
Plan Franche-comté ou Doubs ?
A36 motorway access from Lyon :
> Exit n°3 Besançon-Planoise
> Exit n°4 Besançon-St Claude
follow the direction Pontarlier / Lausanne then “Gouffre de Poudrey »
A36 motorway access from Strasbourg :
> Exit n°5 Baume-Les-Dames
follow the direction Ornans then “Gouffre de Poudrey”
> Exit n°4.1 Besançon-Marchaux
follow the direction Besançon city center then Pontarlier / Lausanne then “Gouffre de Poudrey”
Access from Switzerland :
Follow the direction Besançon (French) then “Gouffre de Poudrey”