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Cave of Zugarramurdi ZUGARRAMURDI. (The Pyrenees) - Distance
It is next to the border with France and in the valley of Baztan is located Zugarramurdi, famous for its witches and a place where meetings or “akelarres” are celebrated, the Caves of Zugarramurdi and the karst superficial complex “Sorginen Leizea” which is half kilometer far away from the village. The main cavity is erosional product of a stream of water called Hell Regatta, it has converted in a wide tunnel of 120 m long and a medium high of 10 meters. In the locality there is a Museum of the Witches in where you are informed of the Inquisition process which happened in 1610. Linked to these witches, there are every 18th of August a gastronomic festival in the caves, highlighting the roast lamb.
Close to the village of Zugarramurdi, you can visit the caves from 9:00 am to the nightfall. They conserve an attractive nearly unique: they supposedly welcomed akelarres until the XVII century. There are also walks that join these caves with the Urbazubi/Urdax and Sara.
Hiking route caves, greenways (train rides, etc.).