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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

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Prehistoric Capital

Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal. This historic city in the Dordogne department of the Aquitaine region in the Périgord Noir area is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. You can explore several important archaeological sites with prehistoric rock dwellings and a prehistory museum with a good representation of local digs. Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is in Dordogne. Add Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil and other France destinations to your travel plans using our France attractions planner.
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