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El Soplao

Spain
+34 902 82 02 82
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An Amazing Cave Experience

My husband and I came here on a suggestion from my uncle, who lives in the Basque Country. This is... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2016
u2fan1977
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Sparks, Nevada
Excellent! Worth going off the beaten path to find it.

I serendipitously encountered this cave after taking a wrong turn then following signs to it since... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2015
BRH918
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Mountain View, California
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Reviewed January 9, 2016

My husband and I came here on a suggestion from my uncle, who lives in the Basque Country. This is truly an amazing experience, and never once did I feel claustrophobic in any way. I don't speak Spanish, so the tour was a little lost...More

Thank u2fan1977
Reviewed July 5, 2015

I serendipitously encountered this cave after taking a wrong turn then following signs to it since I had some time to kill. What I discovered far surpassed my expectations. This is a formally run cave attraction where you go in a funicular down to an...More

1  Thank BRH918
Reviewed September 28, 2014

a magnificant cave with unique stalagmites and stalactite formations. a short easy walk round the cave - there is a guide who explains the geological formations - but you do a need very good understanding of spanish

Thank jamwheeze
Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you are anywhere near these caves, and I mean within a few hundred miles ..you would be bonkers to miss this world class attraction, I have never seen stalagmites or stalactites for that matter before but wow what a display, I expected a large...More

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Fascinating for anyone with even a passing interest in geology. Small old miners train takes you into the caves. They are full of stalactites and stalagmites, which are wonderful to see though many of them seem to have been damaged. Inevitable I suspect. Even the...More

Thank adagio503
Reviewed June 27, 2014

when we visited in 2010 we took the opportunity of not taking the train into the cavern, but descending on foot to visit parts of the cavern the main tour can't get to. You had to be reasonably physically fit, willing to do a bit...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Beauty mining Lost in the midst of the green Cantabria mountains, not far from the sea, you will find beautiful El Soplao Cave . The visit to the cave starts with a short but atmospheric ride in a miner ´s train, witness to the mining...More

Thank naza2005
Reviewed May 13, 2014

the entrance of the cave using the ancient trains that transported minerals is rather rudimental, but going down you will see wonderful exemples of tiny exentric estagmatites and estalactites, i suppose they are the unique examples in the world, they are formed in so tiny...More

Thank Fremy V
Reviewed March 20, 2014

We went to the Cavern of El Soplao in October 2013 with two elderly family members and was a great surprise , the little old miners train trundles into the old mine and you find yourself deep into the caverns , it is very well...More

1  Thank Ronan60s
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Scenery from out of this world. All you have read or seing is thruth, the views from the top are amazing totally a MUST SEE in Cantabria, SPAIN and BTW.. holds the WOLRD largest concentration of Excentricas (formation growing peaks in all directions) as well...More

1  Thank 2006ricky
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