Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Nerja

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Discover prehistoric life in the underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja. Stretching almost 5 km (3.1 mi), the caves are a long series of caverns comprised of eight rooms and two main entrances. Tour the main lobby to see human artifacts and remains found in the caves. In the Elephant Tusk chamber, admire the impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations. Attend a concert in the 600-seat natural amphitheater of the Cascade room. The caves are accessible by car or bus, but a relaxing walk along the coast is another way to return to Nerja. Arrange your visit to Fundación Cueva de Nerja and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nerja using our Nerja travel planner .
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  • We have carried out this afternoon an "exclusive" visit and it was really amazing. Guided by a fabulous and great Miguel Joven, we've delighted us with this natural space for its beauty and grandeur. We encourage you to lilienhof this type of guided tour of the fascinating educational content with humorous pills that you will not leave indifferent.
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  • Very disappointed as we were not able to book online. When we arrived to the caves they had sold out. Bad customer service, no one answering the phone. Also very hard to get to without a car from the ...  more »
  • Never seen caves like this before. They were absolutely incredible and definitely worth a visit. You have a specified time slot and walk around in a group listening to an audio guide. Photos don’t do ...  more »
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  • Fabulous caves with a great back story. Shame that there is no way for the cave paintings that are apparently there to be displayed. We were unable to see any of the artefacts found either as the museum, located a few miles away, was closed. Would be better to have at least some located on site. Well run with tours going every 15 minutes and at €10 per adult, not bad value. Personal commentary devices are provided in a wide variety of languages. Access to the national park and botanical gardens at no extra cost makes for a full days activities. Cafe gets busy so if the weather is good I would recommend taking a picnic. Parking on site is €1. Great place to visit.
  • A very interesting place to visit but I can imagine during peak season it becomes a bit of a nightmare. I went in February and it was quite busy but not too bad. I didn't get any sort of guided tour I just walked around freely. For me this was a good thing but I suspect there will be lots of people hoping for a little more information. That said I didn't look for a tour and maybe towards the summer I'd have been offered one.
  • The caves are amazing, but as a visitor experience it was average. The size of the groups are too big on a busy day, resulting in a rushed experience if you are at the back of the group. You get a free audio tour headset but the volume is too low to hear anything over the noise of the people in close proximity. Maybe it would be different if the caves weren't busy, but I guess that's not often as it's probably the number one excursion in Nerja.
  • Amazing cave. Great for both kids and adults. During high season it's best to buy tickets online att least one day ahead. The restaurant just next to the cave is quite expensive.
  • An awe inspiring natural cathedral of wonder! Walking in and out of each great hall, up and down steps and in and out of shadows, one easily feels like a hobbit on a quest, under the misty mountains. Transported through the audio guide, one hears of the caves first explorers and lit by torch light, glimpses of hard to reach dark crevices intrigue the imagination, to what may hide within.
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