Contact details

Grutas de Cristal Caves
Acceso desde la Carretera Nacional N-211, con dirección a la localidad de Molinos.
44556  Molinos, Teruel  (Aragon)
grutasdecristal@oem.es
http://www.cuevasturisticas.com
Tel.:+34 978849085
Fax.:+34 978849254

Location

Teruel

Reservations


Description

A wonderful underground landscape in the Bajo Aragón region

The Cultural Park in Molinos reflects the combined action of nature and mankind in the course of time.

Discovered in 1961 and declared a Natural Monument, the complex is a karstic system consisting of a network of very peculiarly shaped chambers and underground galleries, which connect to the outside via the Graderas Caves, Grutas de Cristal Caves and Baticambras Caves. This is a place of great geological interest, with a great variety of stalactites, stalagmites, columns and water curtains, as well as helictites. Another highlight is the abundance of fossil fauna, most importantly the jaw discovered of the "Molinos man", the oldest hominid in Aragon, at more than 25,000 years. The fauna should also me mentioned, Baticambras Cave being home to several species of chiropters such as bats.

  • Construction: Caves and tourist mines

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Oct 01 to Mar 25
  • From Monday to Friday

    12:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • From Mar 26 to Jul 31
  • From Monday to Friday

    From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • From Aug 01 to Aug 31
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • From Sep 01 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Friday

    From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Prices

  • General: €7
  • Groups: €6
  • Retired persons: €6
  • Children: €5

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