Ekain Cave


One of the most important prehistoric sanctuaries in Europe

Designated World Heritage in 2008

Discovered in Deba in 1969, it contains some of the most beautiful horse paintings in French and Cantabrian rock art. It runs for 150 metres and is home to 70 rock art figures: 64 are painted and 6 are engraved. The colours ochre and black predominate. Besides horses, there are also other animals such as bison, deer and goats.To see this cave close up, you can visit a magnificent replica in Zestoa. They organise guided tours that also show you how people who lived, hunted and made fire 15,000 years ago.

Ekain Cave

Valle de Sastarrain, s/n

20740  Zestoa, Gipuzkoa  (Basque Country)

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