Near Toulouse and Carcassonne, the Ariège Pyrenees contain many caves to allow you to take your students in prehistory class to meet our ancestors, the Magdalenians.

Location

Ariège Pyrenees

South of Ariège, on the border with Andorra, are the Ariège Pyrenees. Between mountainous landscapes and activities, there are many [...]

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1 - Choice of module

We suggest you spend 3 days in the Prehistory Park and visit, during this stay, the caves of Niaux (cycles 1 and 2) or Bédeilhac. You can choose between 2 thematic modules:
- Module 1: the art of prehistory.
- Module 2: life during prehistory.

2 - Workshops

Each module provides during the first morning, a personalized welcome presenting the Park and the content of the stay (reconstruction, participatory workshops, guided tours). A slideshow will present the general frameworks of prehistory: chronology, man, environment and will present the chosen theme. Here are the workshops of the Prehistory Park, according to the module:
- Art Workshop: manufacture of pigment, furniture, ornaments, bone work.
- Modeling and engravings workshop.
- Work of the skin workshop.
- Music Workshop.
- Fire lighting workshop.
- Flint cutting workshop.
- Hunting workshop.

Educational goals :
- Understand the notion of time, prehistory and technique (find the gestures that revolutionized the life of the first men).
- Discover prehistoric habitats.
- Initiate to a scientific approach.
- Practice a phase.
- Highlight the relationships between humans and animals in Prehistory.

Prices / Validity

Child: 129,90 €
Price Min. Max.
(from 28/11/2022 to 30/11/2023) Min. €129,90

Base 30 children under 12 years old.

The price does not include

Transport, 1st day picnic, personal expenses, optional travel/cancellation insurance.

The price includes

Full board accommodation from dinner on the 1st day to lunch on the last day, sheets and snacks provided. The activities and visits mentioned. The storytelling evening.

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Accommodation

  • Holiday center