Contact details

Carretera MA-501, a 4,5 kms. de Benaoján, Serranía de Ronda
29370  Cueva de la Pileta La, Benaoján, Malaga  (Andalusia)
Tel.:+34 952167343




Cave paintings.

This cave's inhabitants gave it a double use: home and burial place.

This cave, declared a National Monument in 1924, houses cave paintings dated between 28,000 and 8,000 BC. They represent animals, largely goats, horses, pigs and cattle. The most important paintings in the cave are the ones called “The Pregnant Mare” and “The Fish”. The people who lived here were hunter-gatherers of the Palaeolithic period who used Musterian-type tools and also used the cave as a burial place.

  • Construction: Prehistoric cave
  • Artistic period: Prehistory

Practical information


  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • From Apr 01 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM


  • General: €8
  • Children: €5
  • Students: €5


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