Grottes d'Urdax

Opening hours

Open

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Sunday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm

Closes at 06:00 pm

Opening hours subject to change depending on the health context

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Useful information

Location : In the countryside

Province : Navarre

Services

  • Bank cards accepted
  • Groups
  • Parking
  • English
    • They were shaped by drops of water with wisdom, modesty and perseverance.

      These thousand-year-old caves are home to a stream, the Urtxume, and a history. We invite you to discover it throughout a 40-minute “sounds and lights” journey, enhancing all the beauty and power of nature. According to legend, this is where the laminaks lived, whose echo of voices still seems to resonate over the water running through the bowels of the site.

      The Urdax caves were inhabited by our ancestors during different periods of the Paleolithic and the Mesolithic.

      The famous French caver Norbert Casteret discovered in 1930 "a magnificent shelter under the rocks", Berroberría, and "a cave with engravings", Alkerdi. The Alkerdi cave shelters, at the end of a corridor, engravings made on a stalagmite.

      They represent a bison and a deer and probably also a horse, and they date back to the Upper Magdalenian, around 13,000 years ago.

      However, it is currently impossible to contemplate these drawings, for conservation reasons.

      • Summer: 11am. - 6 p.m.
      • Winter: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Closed on Mondays.
      • Visits with sound and light
      • Adult prices 6€
      • Children's prices 3€
      • Reservation recommended.

      Possibility to buy tickets online! Phone. (+34) 948 599 241

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Traveller Reviews Grottes d'Urdax

4.4 sur 5 2236 reviews

  • Carlos Thomas Bailer Martínez

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Carlos Thomas Bailer Martínez on 01/04/2021

    It's a very nice place to admire nature's work!

  • MARIO A. Nafarrate

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by MARIO A. Nafarrate on 14/07/2021

    Still in formatio

  • samuel t

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by samuel t on 19/08/2019

    A nice little cave that worth a try. Check before going schedule of visits. Some are in French. Some picnic tables are there, a souvenir shop and a cafe.

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Grottes d'Urdax

Address

Barrio Leorlas
31711 Urdax
Navarra - Espagne

Contacts

Phone : (+34) 948 599 241

GPS coordinates

43° 16'36.24"N, 1° 30'44.77"W

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