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Cuevas de Valporquero

Valporquero, Leon, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 25 attractions in Leon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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English first
Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

These caves are located in a small village and the road to arrive there is worth the visit. The caves are big and very interesting and I suggest you take the "special guided tour" with lots of interesting information..

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Derry
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

These caves are very beautiful and well worth the trip. An easy drive from Leon or from the Oviedo direction. The journey to the caves is very scenic particularly the part through the Hoces. The caves themselves have huge caverns with fantastic formations and are fairly easy to negotiate even if you are not superfit. The guide spoke in Spanish... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

these caves are a pleasant and easy 50 min drive from centre of Leon.The caves themselves are immense and beautifully different.Dont worry if you are afraid of enclosed spaces the initial walk through tunnels before the caves are the tightest part of the experience.Our guide only spoke Spainish, but if you have eyes thats all you need.We only took the... More

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Newark, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

And had the biggest steak of my life! It was terrific to eat inside an actual cave, the restaurant was very good. But the steak was just too big for me! haha

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East London, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

We took a drive to the caves from Leon, and the landscape on the way there was just beautiful. The caves had some really interesting stalactite and stalagmite structures, and some beautiful chambers. Only a small part of the caves are open to visitors.

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