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A breathtaking cave and experience!

The caves are a bus ride outside of town but are well worth the effort. This is a good first... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
LaViajera007
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Colorado Springs, CO
The cave art was wonderful

We visited El Castillo followed by Las Monedas and then Altamira in the afternoon. There is a short... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
27davem
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Auburn, California
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

The caves are a bus ride outside of town but are well worth the effort. This is a good first exposure to prehistoric cave art in Spain. The guides are great and the cave itself is huge! Wow!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited El Castillo followed by Las Monedas and then Altamira in the afternoon. There is a short walk from the carpark to El Castillo and the tour is about 45 minutes - in Spanish only. Then there's a 625 meter walk to Las Monedas...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I was the only foreigner in the small group. The guide didn't speak English but went the extra mile to explain the essentials in French. The real deal. So limited groups and no pictures. Great experience, highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Can you imagine people long, long time ago, living in these caves UNESCO World Heritage? Is really fantastic try to do it. Cantabria region is plenty of prehistoric caves, with vestiges of rock art in many of them. Cueva del Castillo is one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Manuel C
Reviewed October 20, 2017

First, highly recommended to book in advance since the visitor number is restricted on the cave tours. From the Unesco World Heritage listed Cuevas in Puente Viesgo, 2 caves El Castillo and Las Monedas are open for a 45 minutes guided tour, which is in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Visit this cave with its sister Las Modenas. Finish up at Altamira's museum and neocave. These need to be booked in advance although we just drove over to Altamira and could get in without an issue. The museum is well done with informative displays and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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