Nerja Caves

Situated in Nerja, in the province of Málaga, these caves were discovered in 1959.
They represent an important archaeological site dating from the Upper Palaeolithic period, with numerous cave paintings, including the well-known Nerja Seal. These caves are a popular Andalusian tourist attraction.

Inside, visitors follow a fascinating route through the various galleries and halls formed by natural stalactite and stalagmite formations. Highlights include the Ghost, Waterfall and Cataclysm halls.
The caves cover a total area of 35,484 m², with a total volume of 64,379 m³. They are divided into three main areas, with the caves that are open to the public occupying an area of 9,371 m² and a volume of 106,286 m³.

  • Hall of Ghosts
  • Nativity Hall
  • Waterfall Hall
  • Cataclysm Hall
  • Sink-hole Hall

Address: Carretera de Maro s/n,
Nerja (Málaga) CP 29787

Museum shop opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 10.00-14.00
and 15.30-18.30

Monday to Sunday: 10.00-19.30.

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