This is a five to eight hour tour that visits Mallorca's famous Caves of Drach, located on the east coast of the island close to the small town of Porto Cristo.
This tour is perfect for families, couples and friends alike who've explored the entirety of Palma de Mallorca and are ready for an adventure in the surrounding countryside and coast.
The caves encompass four giant caves and were discovered around 1338 though have been around, it's presumed, for far longer than that to around the Miocene Era.
The four caves, which are around 25 metres deep and 4 kilometers in length each, are named Black Cave, White Cave, Cave of Luis Salvador and the Cave of the French.
All four caves are connected to each other and were formed by the Mediterranean Sea rushing through the holes in the rocks.
They're one of the main attractions and many tourists visit over the course of the year.
The caves have fantastic acoustics so after you've enjoyed a boat ride across the lake, you'll enjoy a short classical music concert.
Porto Cristo is home to some fantastic family-run restaurants, quaint gift shops and weekend market stalls. Use your free time to get a taste for the local culture and to soak up the Mediterranean atmosphere.
Your Experience With The Caves of Drach and Mallorca's East Full-Day Tour
The day starts by hopping aboard a coach and taking the scenic drive over to Porto Cristo, located on the east coast of Mallorca.
Here you'll find the Caves of Drach where you'll spend the morning exploring the impressive cave network and geological features including stalactites and stalagmites.
Follow your guide around the caves to learn about their history which spans back to the Miocene Era!
Enjoy a classical music performance on one of Europe's largest underground lakes. The caves acoustic make for a sensational concert hall.
Those on a full-day excursion can enjoy a delicious
Mediterranean lunch in Porto Cristo.
After, use your free time to explore the town itself or relax on the beach.
On your way back to Palma you'll stop at the famous Mallorca Pearl Shop.
What The Caves of Drach and Mallorca's East Full-Day Tour Includes?
Return coach transfers.
Enterance to the Caves of Drach.
Sightseeing tour in Porto Cristo.
Visit pearl factory.
Things Before Go
There are lots of steps inside the cave so you must have a reasonable level of fitness.
Pick-up points vary depending on month, please check with your tour guide before the departure.
Wear comfortable shoes, especially for climbing the 300 cave steps.
Is It Suitable for Me?
Perfect for geology fans.
Great for historians.
Ideal for intrepid explorers.
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Best Times to Visit
The tour runs all year round but the caves are a great way to fill a rainy day.
What Attractions are covered on this tour?:
Caves of Drach.
Mallorca Pearl Shop.
Address / Pick up Location
Meeting point: Estacion Maritima No.2 or Escuela Nautica.
This tour is not accessible for wheelchair users.
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