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Yacimientos de la Sierra de Atapuerca

Carretera Logrono Km 44, 09199 Burgos, Spain
947-421-000-902
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We went to Atapuerca it was fascinating to see first hand how humanity evolved and how different... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Mark G
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Egham, United Kingdom
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Interesting talk - Not much to actually see

The visit to Atapuerca is more a visit of the mind. A shuttle bus drives you to the yacimientos... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Floryflory
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Vienna, Austria
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  • Average6%
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Carretera Logrono Km 44, 09199 Burgos, Spain
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Atapuerca it was fascinating to see first hand how humanity evolved and how different the place is some 1.2 million years later and how the Archeological experts come to the conclusions they do. If you have a car I suggest you drive...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The visit to Atapuerca is more a visit of the mind. A shuttle bus drives you to the yacimientos where you put on a helmet (exactly why, I am not sure since we were most of the time with open sky over us, but the...More

Thank Floryflory
Reviewed 21 May 2016

INteresting and well organized place to visit (book a guide for your group to do the activities with) with children or groups. This place was more interesting than the actual archaeological site nearby.

Thank apprendrelemonde
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had a great young guide, who was very interested in the topic and keen to answer questions. The site tour consisted of a short level walk to three different sections cut into the limestone - each section with a different focal story about different...More

Thank Kengele
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We joined a tour in Spanish and the tour guide tried to explain more in English however he was so animated it didn't matter, we just wished we knew more Spanish. The bus took us out to the mine site where they found the human...More

Thank Stilly1
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We were a group of archaeologists (one of whom was an expert on the subject) and we were really disappointed that the trip to Atapuerca was completely in Spanish. The guide did speak English, but she said it would be impossible to tell us anything...More

1  Thank LGVG
Reviewed 21 July 2015

When I hear about archaeology I go "Interesting but I'm not that much into it". Luckily enough I went on to this visit and it reminded me that being so close to thousand year remnants while a captivating guide transports your mind to the time...More

Thank Helder_Sampaio
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Loved the tour to take you to the site of excavations. Did this after visiting very well done museum.

Thank NewYorkHeather
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

A must visit with a guide to get involved in the prehistoric times of Europe. There are 3 areas where the archeologs work, perfectly explained by one of the workers who has been there since 2006, so you get first hand explanation! Amazing

Thank Magui L
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

Arriving with the a group of 22 people organised by TEDX Palma we were full of anticipation because we knew this was going to be a tour of a lifetime. We were to be guided by Professor Ignacio Martinez who has spent more than 30...More

3  Thank Hileshints
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