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Parque Minero de La Union

Carretera del 33 s/n | La Unión, 30360, Spain
+34 968 00 21 40
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Our experience of the tour (August 2017)

We asked about the tour at the tourist info centre in the town and were given a flyer with a number... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
John K
Wendover, United Kingdom
Interesting, well-organised tour.

The Parque Minero is well signposted, has a big car park and helpful staff with good English. On... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
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Carretera del 33 s/n | La Unión, 30360, Spain
+34 968 00 21 40
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We asked about the tour at the tourist info centre in the town and were given a flyer with a number on the back and told to phone up and book. Given the phone call was likely to be in Spanish that wouldn't work so...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Parque Minero is well signposted, has a big car park and helpful staff with good English. On Tuesdays and Thursdays there are English language tours starting at 11.45. Book in advance via the website. We arrived early and were directed to the mining museum...More

1  Thank lachicaReading
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday as we wanted the English speaking tour. We had a young man as our guide who spoke good English and was very knowledgable about the history of the mine. We started with a 5 minute film about the mine then proceeded...More

1  Thank orpmum
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A hidden gem, is the best word. The mines are open on a regular basis, however only two times a week with an English tour (Tuesdays and Thursdays). You first get to see a small but informative small video, after which you enter a small...More

Thank worldtravellerTom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I have been visiting the area for 13 years and so glad that this has opened, we visited last year as a family of 4 and it cost less that €40, there is a short video and then an old mining train trip unto the...More

1  Thank Phil C
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We took the tour which included a short film in the visitor center. The tram takes you up the hillside to the mine entrance. At the entrance you are given a helmet and enter the pyrites mine. It was interesting to see the difficult conditions...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We walked from the base at la Union to the top of the mountain and half way down. We didn't go into the mines we just did the walk which was amazing. However our biggest problem was that all of the sign posts had been...More

Thank Gary133
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Almost loses a star, because booking is a challenge and the web site often inaccurate. However the Parque Minero is fascinating and well presented. It's well worth the effort. I had wondered for years what all the mining activity in the region was and this...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Nice way to spend a morning if you fancy a break from the beach. Our guide was very knowledgable and his English language skills were excellent and much better than my Spanish, I would have struggled to follow the tour in Spanish, lots of new...More

Thank Jammin70
Reviewed 10 July 2014

First of all you have to book. You can do this by email from their website. Not the easiest place to find but signposted from the town centre. The car park is huge so no problems there. One you have paid you watch a short...More

3  Thank AlistairNottingham
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