Enjoy a great guided tour with your people !

You are a family, a group of friends, an association, a company or a tour operator ? Let’s discover the Caves of La Balme and its Preserved Natural Area with our passionate guides on a one-day pass or on a half-day pass !

On demand our guided tours can be managed in different languages : French, English, Spanish or Portuguese.

Guided tours for groups are avalaible everyday (except in January). Booking required.


Private Guided Tour of The Caves
Duration : 1h15

Starting at 5 paying adults

The Caves of La Balme : where human history meets nature !

Come discover the variety of underground galleries and concretions sculpted by water. Let yourselves be charmed by the story of all these explorers that visited the place year after year ! From the entrance porch to the tiny labyrinths, from the delicate gours to the impressive stalagmites, from Francis the First of France to the first divers, the treasures of the Caves of La Balme will come to light !

Comfortable shoes required plus a jacket : between 12° to 15°C all year long !

 Porche entree grottes de la balme


Private Guided Tour of the Preserved Natural Area (ENS)
Duration : 2h00

Starting at 5 paying adults - Subject to good weather conditions

Surrounding the Caves of La Balme, the Preserved Natural Area called « Les Coteaux de Saint Roch » is a full-immersion in the specific landscapes of the Isle Cremieu (North of Isère). You will get the chance to observe the fauna and the flora that take advantage of the forest and calcareous grasslands on a 2,7 km path. Besides our naturalist guide you will walk through a protected area welcoming more than 40 protected, endangered or rare speciesA changing discovery as the seasons go by !

Comfortable shoes required plus a bottle of water. On a one-day pass : every participant should bring their lunch. 

GDLB accueil groupe ENS
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On tourist site and in the gift shop, use of the mask obligatory from the age of 11.

RATES 2021

Half-Day Pass :
1 guided tour
(Caves or ENS)
5 to 10 paying guests Fixed price of 100 €
+ 10 paying guests 8,00 € / adult
+ 50 paying guests 7,00 € / adult
Child 4-11
with a group of adults
5,50 € / child

Rates 2021

One-Day Pass :
2 guided tours
(Caves + ENS)
5 to 10 paying guests Fixed price of 200 €
+ 10 paying guests 16,00 € / adult
+ 50 paying guests 14,00 € / adult
Child 4-11
with a group of adults
11,00 € / child

Free tickets for children under 4 and bus drivers.

The visit of the caves includes 660 stairs and some passages are not accessible to claustrophobic people or of ample girth.


For all group tours pre-booking is required

Pre-book online here or contact us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following details :

* The name of the group
* The requested day and time of your visit
* The number of people in the group (adults and children)
* The requested language for the guided tour : french, english, spanish, german or dutch.
* The name and contact details of the group leader
* An address for invoicing

Subject to availability if booking less than 2 weeks before the request.

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Events 2021