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Don't forget to wear flat shoes!

Cova Bastera is free to enter but they appreciate a contribution towards lighting as you leave... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
auntieshaz21
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Lanton, France
Free access, pales in comparison to nearby Grottes des Canalettes

Cova Bastera is part of UNESCO-recognized World Heritage in Villefranche-de-Conflent, and it is... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
IlyaBurlak
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Marlboro, New Jersey
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4 days ago
“Don't forget to wear flat shoes!”
17 Aug 2017
“Free access, pales in comparison to nearby Grottes des Canalettes”
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route Nationale 116, 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Cova Bastera is free to enter but they appreciate a contribution towards lighting as you leave. There are 124 steps to climb in three stages - my husband managed it with his two recently new hips. Take a jumper due to the temperature change. It...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Cova Bastera is part of UNESCO-recognized World Heritage in Villefranche-de-Conflent, and it is free to enter. There are several large caves that adjoin a fortified chamber used in the past for defense of the city. History buffs - and World Heritage chasers such as myself...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

We found Cova Bastera right across the road from Villefranche de Conflent. It said outside and the signs inside that they had dinosaurs exibited (our 4 year old was very excited), but we found none in the caves. The caves are interesting, but the signs...More

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