Cave paintings in Spain

This item appears on page 82 of the November 2008 issue.

A replica of the cave of Ekain, notable for its many prehistoric paintings, has been opened north of Bilbao, Spain. 500 meters from the real cave, the replica showcases Ekain’s art in the same order and placement as in the original.

Closed Monday, the cave is open 10-6 Tuesday-Friday and 10-7 weekends, holidays and summer. The price of €5 ($7) adult or €4 senior/student for a 30-minute guided tour includes entry to the exhibition all day.

Advance reservations are required. Contact Information Office of Ekainberri (Portale kalea 9, 20740 Zestoa, Spain; phone 943 86 88 11, [in Spanish]).