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I like caves. I like caves with history. I like historical caves with lots of history and a team of archeologists tinkering away in the depths. I liked Vela Spila. :-) To be honest, it’s not a big cave system, more a single large space,...More
To reach this archaeological site, follow the painted blue half moons along the waterfront and bear right into the hills above. A vigorous climb brings one to a cave inhabited for the last 20,000 years, basically since the peak of the ice age. Extremely early...More
The cave is really just that, a cave. There are no real archeological findings at the site, so you have to read the poster boards and realise that at the time that we had a 300m thick ice sheet right on top of the place...More
Although some people may be disappointed by this cave, I was incredibly impressed by the long historical record preserved in the various layers of sediment in the cave dating back 20,000 years. We walked up the road to the cave, and found this to be...More
We visited the place late April 2018. It was easy to find, but it was closed. I think it was because of the off-season. There was no information on when it opens, which was bit of a shame. We saw the place through the gate...More
This is a special place. Archaeological digs are still taking place, revealing different periods of history. A series of free audio clips can be accessed in English via your mobile, supplementing the information boards in the cave.
We took the steps up and walked down...More