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Cave of Pileta

Spain
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Ranked #418 of 1,396 Attractions in Andalucia
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Historic Sites
Description: Over 25,000 years ago, a tribe of Paleolithic men left their drawings on the walls of this cave.
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English first
Boca Raton, Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The oldest caves in Europe with cave drawings dating back as far as thirty two thousand years ago. Almost every other cave of this kind in Europe doesn't allow visitors into the actual caves only the replicas. The tours are run by the third and fourth generation of the original discoverer of the caves back in about 1905. Extremely knowledgeable.... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
27 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We drove up from Gaucin and found the roads well sign posted. The cave itself is truly remarkable and not to be missed. A very steep path leads up to the cave from the car park. It is worth reading the explanatory board there before going up to the cave. Be sure to wear boots or shoes which will be... More

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Needham, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This cave art tour was fantastic. Unfortunately, photographs are not allowed, but that's not unexpected. The tour guide spoke in Spanish and reasonable English afterwards. The tour is not for those who are not sure-footed. The lighting is by lantern and many slopes and steps are damp and slippery. Prepare to slip once or twice. The art is amazing. Many... More

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2008

Unless you are using your own transport this involves a walk of about 5 or 6 km from the station of Benoajan-Montejaque, one stop from Ronda on the line to Algeciras. However the walk itself is pleasingly scenic and, even if you don't like walking, you will probably agree that the cave is worth the walk. Of course there is... More

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