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La grotte du Lazaret, à Nice

Next campaign

Sunday, July 1st - Friday, August 31st 2013

Adress :

Laboratoire Départemental de Préhistoire du Lazaret

Parc de la Villa « La Côte »

33 bis, boulevard Franck Pilatte

06300 NICE (near the commercial harbour)

- Excavations in the grotte du Lazaret : Acheulean industries, fauns, Anteneandertal human remains, habitat structures, filling Pleistocene average 220,000 - 120 years.

- Laboratory works on the archaeological material discovered in the grotte du Lazaret.

Minimal duration of participation : 30 days.

The bus number 30 can reach the Laboratoire Départemental de Préhistoire du Lazaret from the train station in Nice-Ville. Get off at Villa La Côte.

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La grotte du Lazaret

Le sol d’occupation de l’unité archéostratigraphique UA 25 de la grotte du Lazaret

For more informations : http://www.lazaret.unice.fr. Tél. : 04 92 00 17 37

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La vallée des Merveilles à Tende

Statements of prehistoric engravings and history of the region of the Mount Bego

Next campaign

Sunday, July 1st - Friday, August 31st 2013

Adress :

Musée des Merveilles

Avenue du 16 septembre 1947

06430 TENDE

- Statements and moldings of protohistoric and historic engravings in the region of the Mont Bego, in Tende (Vallée des Merveilles, Vallée de Fontanalba).

Minimal duration of participation : 15 days.

From Tende, four shuttles a day can reach the lake of Mesches, starting point of the track leading to the archeological site (3 hours of walking).

For more informations : http://www.museedesmerveilles.com or secretariat@lazaret.unice.fr. Tél. : 04 92 00 17 37

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la montagne sacrée du Bego

Le Mont Bégo


La grotte de l’Arago à Tautavel

Next campaign

Sunday, April 1st - Friday, August 31st 2013

Adress :

Chantier de fouilles préhistoriques

Centre Européen de Recherches Préhistoriques de Tautavel

Avenue Léon-Jean Grégory

66720 TAUTAVEL

(30 kilometers at N.W. of Perpignan – buses from Perpignan to Estagel).

- Excavations in the grotte de la Caune de l’Arago, Tautavel : lower Paleolithic industries, fauns, Anteneandertal human remains, habitat structures, filling Pleistocene average deposited between 690,000 and 90,000 years ..

- Laboratory works on the archaeological material discovered in the grotte de l’Arago, au Centre Européen de Recherches Préhistoriques de Tautavel..

Minimal duration of participation : 15 days from April 1st to June 30th and 30 days in July and August.

To visit the excavation site, a bus line No. 50 connects the Mediterranean Bus Station of Perpignan (Catalonia Square, 10 minutes walk from the station of Perpignan instead of Catalonia) in Tautavel.

To know buses schedules, you can call the bus station (04.68.35.29.02) or download the schedules :

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Bus Schedules

For indication, in 2011, departures of Perpignan Catalogne were at 7h30, 9h30, 11h01, 12h15, 13h55, 16h00, 18h10 and 19h10 from monday to saturday. On Sundays and holidays, departures of Perpignan Catalogne were at 10h40 and 18h45. Ask to get off at Gouleyrous or at the townhall of Tautavel.

The excavation sites, base camp and excavators’ camping are located 3km from the village of Tautavel on the road Vingrau and near gorges Gouleyrous.

For more informations : http://www.tautavel.univ-perp.fr. n° 04 68 29 47 40

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