39409  Tarriba, San Felices de Buelna, Cantabria  (Cantabria)
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    Verdensarv: udpeges af UNESCO.


It one of the most complete ensembles of engravings in the region.

Designated World Heritage in 2008

It is located on a hilltop and has an arch-shaped entrance. Some of the paintings have disappeared with time but special mention should still be made of its large-scale figures and naturalist conception. The most valuable artistic gem is to be found in the underground area, where you can see drawings of horses, bison, wild bulls, goats, deer, a possible reindeer and a human form with an arm raised and a long tail. The minute detail on all of them is worthy of note, demonstrating a precise knowledge of animal anatomy on the part of the artist. The main technique used is engraving, with both fine and finger-width incisions. There are also examples made using abrasion. These different techniques suggest two different times of creation: one more ancient, dating back at least 18,000 years; another close to 13,000 BC.

  • Bygning: Caves and tourist mines
  • Stilperiode: Prehistory

Praktiske oplysninger


  • Fra 01 nov til 28 feb
  • Fra Onsdag til Fredag

    Fra 10:00 til 15:00
  • Helligdage og Weekend
    Fra 10:00 til 14:00
  • Lukkedage: Monday, Tuesday
  • Fra 01 mar til 14 jun
  • Fra Onsdag til Søndag

    Fra 10:00 til 14:00
  • Lukkedage: Monday, Tuesday
  • Fra 15 jun til 17 sep
  • Fra Tirsdag til Søndag

    Fra 11:00 til 14:00
  • Lukkedage: Monday
  • Fra 17 sep til 31 okt
  • Fra Onsdag til Søndag

    Fra 10:00 til 14:00
  • Lukkedage: Monday, Tuesday

Guided tours only Closed: 1, 6 January, 24, 25, 31 December.


  • Standard: 3€
  • Reduceret: 1,50€

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