We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parque Minero de La Union

Carretera del 33 s/n, 30360 La Union, Spain
+34 968 00 21 40
Website
Save
Review Highlights
An interesting underground experience

Travel on an open air train with an English speaking guide to the entrance for the mine. (Check the... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Howard W
,
Brighouse, United Kingdom
via mobile
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
Read all 79 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Carretera del 33 s/n, 30360 La Union, Spain
CONTACT
Website
+34 968 00 21 40
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (79)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"the main street"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 2 reviews
"an option"
in 2 reviews
"phone call"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
in 2 reviews
"bottom line"
in 2 reviews
"singing and dancing"
in 2 reviews
"great tour"
in 2 reviews
"english speaking"
in 2 reviews
"english tour"
in 3 reviews
"great event"
in 2 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"train takes"
in 3 reviews
"small train"
in 3 reviews
"cd player"
in 2 reviews
"great asset"
in 2 reviews
"hard hat"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Travel on an open air train with an English speaking guide to the entrance for the mine. (Check the days and times in advance) Before going into the mine you are issued with a hard hat which is mandatory to wear. (Bring appropriate footwear). See...More

Thank Howard W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 October 2017

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

Thank John K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all La Union Hotels
Hotel Sierra Mar
33 reviews
3.94 km away
Hotel Principe Felipe - La Manga Club
822 reviews
4.94 km away
Posadas de Espana Cartagena
194 reviews
9.83 km away
Ribera Beach
9 reviews
9.91 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mar de Canas
148 reviews
.54 km away
El Vinagrero
112 reviews
3.60 km away
Casa Cegarra
144 reviews
.33 km away
Pizzeria Torino
117 reviews
3.46 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo Minero de La Union
35 reviews
2.63 km away
La Manga Club Golf Course
163 reviews
4.92 km away
Don Lorenzo
17 reviews
3.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Parque Minero de La Union staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit