Grotte de La Verna, Sainte-Engrace

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#3 of 11 in Nature in Basque Country
Gape at the size of Grotte de La Verna, a capacious 4 hectare (12 acre) cavern in one of the largest cave systems in the world, extending 250 m (820 ft) wide and 190 m (623 ft) high. It's part of the Pierre Saint-Martin massif, which features 2,000 chasms--including a dozen or so reputed to be among the largest in the world. The site also features 380 km (236 mi) of underground explored cave systems and 13 major rivers. Today you can take a guided tour or hike into the world's tenth-largest cavern on your own via an access tunnel made for an underground hydroelectric plant. Dress warmly, as temperatures are cool underground. With our online itinerary creator, Sainte-Engrace attractions like Grotte de La Verna can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • An extraordinary place without a doubt. I would have appreciated that the trip by car to move from the reception to the site has been the subject of information... Maybe I will not have gone there considering the very road... Pyrenean... To avoid for the subjects with Vertigo...
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  • Although it is not a cave of rock formations, which remains attractive, its large dimensions make it spectacular. There Are different rates depending on the experience and the type of visit you want to make. Ideal to combine with the nearby gorgues of Kakueta.
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  • Go beyond the great Hall of La Verna, a 6-hour sports walk in a magical and wild underground world. Jean-François dit Jef the reference guide of the site will share his passion while telling you the history of this beautiful site! A tip, cover yourself! A caving equipment will be provided on site.
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