cueva del castillo, Puente Viesgo

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cueva del castillo features the oldest known cave art in Europe, dating back some 40,000 years. An entrance to the cavern that was unavailable in Paleolithic times today gives tourists comfortable access to the cave interior. Nearly 300 drawn figures, of both animals, such as mammoths, and people, decorate the cave walls. This attraction does close for the afternoon siesta. Book in advance on the web site to avoid the lines. Plan to visit cueva del castillo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Puente Viesgo attractions using our Puente Viesgo tour itinerary planning app .
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  • Learn about where we came from, remember who we are... a real treat for the senses and the intellect.
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  • If you can, try to visit it in rainy season since there are more pigments. A highly recommended visit and the spectacular surroundings. The guide we had was not the best, but even so the site well worth. If you are lucky enough to find a guide who lives his profession can be a trip in the excellent time of 45 minutes.
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  • We saw this cave after a visit to the nearby cave of coins which we also loved. First, highlight the professionalism and enthusiasm of our guide which, unfortunately, I don't remember his name. He knew how to convey lots of information and desire to learn still more, made us very much enjoy the visit. A true luxury is go back to the beginnings of rock art and enjoy one of the most ancient pictorial manifestations of humanity. The cave is stunning, magical... and all for 3 euro ;) Very, very recommended!
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