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Cuevas de Zugarramurdi, Zugarramurdi

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Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
Explore the cave where witches allegedly met to perform magic at Cuevas de Zugarramurdi, located in the town where the Basque witch trials were held. Upon entering the cave you will be given a map as well as a printed information sheet, with numerous translations available. Wander through the large cave and take in the history of your surroundings, as well as the lush vegetation. A large fire is lit every year on the summer solstice to celebrate the Day of the Witch. Dogs are not permitted in the caves, so you may want to leave your pets at home when visiting this site. Put Cuevas de Zugarramurdi at the forefront of your travel plans using our Zugarramurdi itinerary planner.
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  • Breathtaking views, even though it was raining we could see it all with almost no effort. There are lots of stairs and might not be accessible to people with disabilities. It is an incredible...  more »
  • Good deal of walking through these caves which were the centre of the witch rituals and sabbaths in the 1600s. Worth visiting after the museum and bring sensible shoes as the rocks can be slippy...  more »
  • Amazing piece of nature with a horrible part of history (inquisition). I had a good time there, enjoying nature and landscape and at the same time I could learn some historical facts. Above that, all the people around me were friendly although I wasn't able to communicate in Spanish language.
  • Very interesting place. But wear proper shoes as it is very slippery
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