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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  • It is essential if you're going to the costa del sol visit this wonder of nature. I don't think that it can be compared with nothing because few things there are in life that visually can buy this. It is a marvel. Totally recommended.
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  • We had been under the impression from the tourist information leaflets that we would be seeing prehistoric cave paintings. Instead it was caves, albeit with some very good stalactites and stalagmites....  more »
  • Great way to spend a few hours, many steps up and down but well organised with hand rails all around. Spectacular caves and quite unbelievable that below an ordinary landscape so much beauty.  more »
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  • Really great place to visit. Probably the best caves I've been to. Helpful and informative audio guide. You do need to book in advance, this is an all year round busy attraction. Good food available in the on site restaurant at reasonable prices and a good view of the coast. Would happily recommend for all ages 😉
  • An interesting activity to do in Nerja. The caves are impressive! The cost is 13 euros and it takes about 45 minutes. It is definitely worth it. The audioguide is useful and you can choose from many languages. You also have access to the botanical garden. Definitely a must if you are visiting Nerja.
  • Not an unreasonable amount of stairs and the inside was very easy to access - no special footwear needed. Lockers available outside and a cafe. Keep an eye out if you’re the last tour group in the winter as it’s an hour til the next bus! Went in in early March and was able to get a ticket to the last entry at 330pm
  • The best organised tour I have experienced. Only book in advance, there are no slots if you just turn up. Easy to find and good parking. They give you a handheld tablet that gives a voice description and at certain points will play videos. Even the tour guide can instruct you when to move to the next spot. Stunning caves, best I have seen. Really worth all the effort to see this.
  • Great caves with a great audio guide. The walk is well lit and along as you are okay with steps you should have no issue.
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