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Cueva de las Maravillas

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Cueva de las Maravillas

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Tatiana H wrote a review Aug 2019
Barcelona, Spain46 contributions12 helpful votes
We came with 2 boys (7 and 10years old ). There were many other families with the kids. Very pleasant visit. Very beautiful and interesting. Not too long. The tour is about 45min. Not far. Whether you are alone or a couple or a family in this area, do visit the caves and you won’t be disappointed to say the least. The tour guide was also very good!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Ruth B wrote a review Oct 2018
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom476 contributions37 helpful votes
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We have tried to visit previously and on this occasion we arrived at the chain across the road at 9.45. Not long after a car arrived to take down the chain and we followed it up to the car park for 10am.We then purchased tickets for the tour (just 3 of us) which takes place every hour on the 1/2 hour so we had a coffee till just before 10.30 when the young girl (who lives in the village - her family has done for years and knows much of the history) took us for our tour. Unfortunately I didnt get her name but she spoke excellent English and was able to answer all our questions. You are given a laminated sheet beforehand telling you all about the 6 caves but you can only go in 2 for safety reasons and are inaccessible. Our tour of cave 1 didnt take long but the tour of cave 2 was much longer and truly amazing especially when our guide played a tune on the music pipes and showed us a transparent stalagmite. It was strange to think that villagers had taken shelter in the caves during the civil war and even earlier and fascinating to learn that it takes 100 years for a stalactites/stalagmite to grow 1cm. The tour cost us 7 euros each (6 euros for a senior) and lasted 45 mins and was worth every penny. Thank you for a wonderful visit. PS - Dont worry about the temperature in the caves 17-18 degrees (maybe take a light jacket) and low/non slip if possible footwear).
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Anna wrote a review Aug 2018
Bray, Ireland223 contributions78 helpful votes
The road to the caves is very narrow and windy with some amazing views. At the caves a tour guide bring you around showing you different areas that they have named such as The Music room- which is my favourite are there are stalactites that look like organ pipes and when you tap them with your fingers they make different sounds. The caves are very interesting and are steeped in history with references to the Spanish Civil War. The guide spoke mainly in Spanish with very little English but you are given a leaflet in English telling you about the caves.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Ritz187497 wrote a review Nov 2016
Barcelona, Spain9 contributions3 helpful votes
Advise for all expats visiting these caves, the local guide is ridiculously rude to people who pay to visit these caves. There was a lady guide called Maricine. She was yelling and shouting at the visitors. constantly pushing people, not letting them spend time to look around the caves. Without any consideration, that these people are from various countries, who travelled all the way just to visit these caves. She involved in fight with some visitors, just because, these visitors don't know which part of cave to go & which part not, as there were no sign that informs visitors not to go in that area. I had been to many other caves around Catalunya, I haven't had this problem as other guides are very cheerful and have patience with their visitors.
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Date of experience: November 2016
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Jane C wrote a review Aug 2016
26 contributions17 helpful votes
I wasn't expecting too much from these caves but I was blown away! They are stuffed full with the usual stalactites and stalagmites but they contain so much more. The journey to them is very scenic and once inside, the tour guide will explain the geographical formations and the history to you. You can see how they were once used as shelter and the little tunnels leading off hint at the far bigger complex that they are a part of. They reminded me of a Victorian parlour stuffed full of ornaments and knicknacks. In the soft lights they are all so pretty and the fact that it has all been formed by nature makes it quite magical
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Date of experience: August 2016
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