The name

La Barma Grande (Big Cavern) is one of Balzi Rossi’s caverns located under a rocky wall on the Grimaldi coast and the French boarder.

Human skeletons from the Cro-Magnon race, peculiar of the high Palaeolithic period have been found, as well as rock and bone artefacts, statuettes and animal remains.

It has been recognized as one of the first places where men settled in Italy.