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Caves of Arta (Cuevas de Arta)

Carretera de las Cuevas, s/n, Capdepera, Majorca, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Capdepera
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Henley on Thames, null, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Very well organised if rather expensive guided tour which lasts 40 minutes or so. Like eveywhere in the resort of Canyamel, most tourists are German therefore the guide spoke little English. Classical music played at significant moments to add effect!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Very interesting visit. Our guide was very knowledgable and spoke 4 languages to our mixed group. The children went in for free (6&4) otherwise 12 euros per adult well spent.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Well worth a visit. We drove there, 20 mins from Cala Rajada. It is also possible to get a boat trip from Cala Rajada which leaves at 10:30am and returns at 13:30. The caves are very cavernous with stalagmites which must be 10s or 100s of millions of years old. A tour costs EUR 13 and lasts about 40 mins.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

who says mallorca is all about beaches. this cave is a true marvel. all a bit touristy and the guided tour not exactly long on real facts….but all those things you learnt about limestone caves at school; now you can see them!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Showcases can be an anticlimax, or touristy in the extreme this is neither and well worth the entry fee, have never felt quite so awed by a load of stalactites! The guided tour was interesting but then we also had freedom to wander towards end of the visit. Quieter than some sites of other caves in mallorca.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is well worth a visit even although it is very busy - transport to and from via local bus services is excellent

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Geneva, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was the first cave I visited and I was quite impressed. I found the lighting to be beautiful and quite a technical feat when you consider that the cave is over 5 million years old. Our guide was multilingual (Spanish, English, French, German) and certainly knew his stuff. My wife doesn't like closed places, she's a bit claustrophobic, but... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Pros: Multilingual Tour Guide Decent Caves Cons: Location (drove from Palma, not worth that trip) High Price Boring within Minutes of being inside

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Stavanger, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I have visited Cave de Drach and also Cave de Arta, my personal favor is Cave de Arta. For couple reasons, it is more light installed, easy to see the structures, The is guide tour service, it didn't talk in deep, not in the geological language and you get a sense of the names of the structures and understand basic... More

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you are staying in cala bona or along the various resorts along the north east coast of majorca ,ie cala millor,canyamel,cala ratjada , cala mesquida, its well worth a visit a beautiful little town with a castle beautiful church, with some nice small hotels a little pricey but a great escape for a couple with lots of small streets... More

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