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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  • The outside does not leave guess inside. An unforgettable experience. Spectacular caves... and incredible paintings. All of this is enhanced by the excellent explanation of our guide (Susa, I think it is called). 45 incredible minutes and made short. Children even breathed when they gave the explanations. You can't go to the pasiegos valleys without visiting these caves.
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  • See the caves of the Castle and of the coins is always spectacular, spectacular with thousands of years in the rock formations and large paintings. A very interesting view site and cheap in Puente Viesgo
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  • This is a truly amazing tour - the guide was lovely very very informative and when she realised we were English took the time to explain each part which was very kind. These paintings are the oldest i...  more »

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