Cueva de El Pendo


Useful Information

Location: Barrio del Churi, Escobedo de Camargo.
N-623 exit Revilla de Camargo, towards Puente Arce, after 2 km. The last 500 m of the access road is not suitable for coaches.
Open: Summer daily 10-13, 16-19:30.
Winter Wed-Sun 10-14.
[2008]
Fee: Adults EUR 3.
[2005]
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
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Address: Cueva de El Pendo, Escobedo de Camargo, Tel: +34-942-259214, Tel: +34-670-439010
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History

13-AUG-2008 inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Description

Cueva de El Pendo (Cave of El Pendo) is one of the most important Palaeolithic sites in northern Spain. A 20,000 years old Frieze of Paintings is the main sight of the large cave. Only 150 visitors are allowed per day, so pre booking is recommended.