Facts and Data

Official Unesco Page

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 2000
Size of heritage: 284 ha

Longitude: -2,453°
Latitude: 42,371°


The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca contain a rich fossil record of the earliest human beings in Europe, from nearly one million years ago and extending up to the Common Era. They represent an exceptional reserve of data, the scientific study of which provides priceless information about the appearance and the way of life of these remote human ancestors.

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Hotels and places to stay

La Casa del Cofrade

Distance: 1,6 mi
Ctra. de Nalda, km 9
26120 Albelda de Iregua

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 7:30 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00

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