Often nature surprises us with unexpected creations, in ideal and improbable places. This is what happens with the Caves of Artà (Coves d’Artà), located in the municipality of Capdepera, in the Northeast of the island of Mallorca.
Visited since ancient times and certainly known by the island’s primitive inhabitants, these magnificent caves were officially discovered by the French geologist Edouard Martel, who was fascinated by its capricious rocky forms and the dimensions of some of these, such as the one situated in the “Hall of the Queen of the Columns”, one of the largest stalagmites in Europe, with a height of almost 25 meters.
The visit to the caves of Artà, with guides in Spanish, French, English and German, lasts between 35 and 40 minutes, with the entrance of a single group each time, approximately every half hour.
The route, which also offers an interesting show of lights and music in one of the rooms, is an attractive alternative to other caves on the island – such as the popular Caves of Drach – and ends with spectacular views of Cala Canyamel.
April-May-June-Oct: 10am -6pm
November to March: 10am-5pm
Admission to Caves: 14€ (12€ with the free card Artacard, available in the Tourist Office of Artà)
Children between 7 and 12 years-old: 7€ (6€ with the free card Artacard)
Children under 7 years-old: free
Credit cards are not accepted
Discount for groups: T +34 971841293
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