Cave art at Cova dels Rossegadors

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UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cova dels Rossegadors is a cavern where you can explore over 200 cave paintings.

Nestled in the heart of Tinença de Benifassà natural park and close to Ulldecona reservoir is Cova dels Rossegadors (also known as Cueva del Polvorín), a cave famed for its incredible cave art. The cavern is located in the pretty village of La Pobla de Benifassà in inland province of Castellón.

When you enter the cave, you will find yourself looking at over 200 cave paintings. The art depicts figures such as humans and archers, scenes such as hunting, gathering and home life, and animals such as goats, deer, wild boar and birds. The cave was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.

Your understanding of the cave art will be enhanced with resources such as 3D paintings, magnetic silhouettes attached to the wall and replicas of the utensils of the time. An incredible experience that will get your mind boggling with just how old these paintings are.

La Pobla de Benifassà is a tranquil village that will infuse you with a sense of relaxation as you wander the streets lined with stone houses defined by green and blue doors and blossoming bougainvillea. So why not come along to soak up its charms and be amazed at its historic cave art?

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