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For the more adventurous visitor to Andalucia, you might try exploring one of the many natural caves that this fascinating region of Spain has to offer, Caving is fast becoming the most popular extreme sports in Andalucia
The province of Malaga has a variety of caves in areas such as the Sierra de Rhonda, the Sierra de la Nieves and in the towns of Rincón de la Victoria and Nerja. The Torcal de Antequera Natural Park has about a large number of caves that attract all levels of caver.
One of the most famous and well known caves in the area of the Sierra de Rhonda is the Cueva del Gato. Are strict restrictions to visit the caves and you can only explore the caves with permission and under the supervision of a guide. It is 4.5 kilometers long and one of its most impressive features is the pool below the waterfall near the entrance where you can cool off during the heat of the day.
You can reach the railroad crossing south of the railway station and follow signs Benoajan station.
Another impressive cave in this area is the Cave of the Pool which is located above the village of Benoajan and is famous for its impressive rock paintings. Guided tours by the family of the man who discovered the caves, although no set times that guide seems to leave when he thinks the group is large enough to get lost.
If you are on the coast and inland do not feel like you can try the local caves of treasures from Rincon de la Victoria on the Costa del Sol., Is the impressive Cave of Treasure. There is a legend that a seventh-century emperor known as Tasulin hid his fortune on the walls of this cave marina ‘s, and this legend has lured many treasure hunters have tried and failed to find the hidden fortune.
Treasure Cove (last Sundays of the month) – Rincon de la Victoria City Council.
The best feature of this cave marina is the main gallery and paintings of animals. To reach the caves you need to address the urbanization El Cantal, next to the N-340 between La Cala and Rincón de la Victoria. A good way to get there is taking the local green bus, either at La Cala and Rincón de la Victoria.
The caves are open 10 am-2 pm and 15:00 and 18:00, except between June 15 and August 15 when it is open between 10 am and 15:00 and 16:00 and 20:00 . The entrance fee is very reasonable with adults charged only 3.50 € and children over five years of age only € 2.10
The Nerja Caves are some of the most famous in Andalusia, which attract thousands of visitors each year. The caves are used as the venue for numerous concerts throughout the year and have some of the most spectacular formations in Europe.
Heading into the province of Granada, Cavers should be directed to the area around Castril where there are numerous caves that offer visitors a variety of rock paintings and spectacular formations expected to visit them.