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Covalanas Cave

  • Deer in the Covalanas cave © Sociedad Regional de Cultura y Deporte de Cantabria

    Deer in the Covalanas cave © Sociedad Regional de Cultura y Deporte de Cantabria

  

Category

Cave

Style

Prehistoric
Monte Pando
Ramales de la Victoria
Cantabria
Cantabria

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An major ensemble of Palaeolithic art

It is part of the Altamira Caves and Palaeolithic Cave Art in northern Spain declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It was discovered in 1903 and contains drawings that date from 19,000 years ago. It has two galleries linked by a common exterior shelter. It has an outstanding set of rock paintings, featuring a series of red figures located in the right-hand gallery. They are of a considerable size; 18 of the paintings are of deer, and there is also a stag, a horse, an auroch, a hybrid-type figure, three rectangular symbols and various small dots and lines. The figures are distinctive for their technique, with a stippled outline made with the fingers.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Nov 01 to Feb 28

Wednesday to Friday

9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Public holidays and Weekend

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Closing days: Monday and Tuesday

 

Mar 01 to Jun 13

Wednesday to Sunday

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Closing days: Monday and Tuesday

 

Sep 18 to Oct 31

Wednesday to Sunday

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Closing days: Monday and Tuesday

 

Jun 14 to Sep 17

Tuesday to Sunday

10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

3:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Closing days: Monday

Closed: 1, 6 January, 24, 25,31 December.

Rates

 

General: €3

Reduced: €1.50

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