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the walk there is better than the cave

A nice easy walk from vela luka, the entrance fee was 15 kuna, the cave was ok but after 20 mins... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darlington, United Kingdom
Piece of important history

Vela Spila proves that on those land people lived thousands of years ago. It is worth to read... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emil E
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“ice age”(2 reviews)
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
130 Metres Above the Town, Vela Luka, Korcula Island, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting even if you’re not an archaeology buff, this cave played in important part in proving how long people had lived in the area. There is still a dig in process so you can see the process first hand, but there’s no artefacts on show...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice easy walk from vela luka, the entrance fee was 15 kuna, the cave was ok but after 20 mins you had read and seen everything

Thank oatesyUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vela Spila proves that on those land people lived thousands of years ago. It is worth to read articles inside this cave. They discribe history of prehistoric Croatia.

Thank Emil E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a challenging drive up some mountain roads; the cave it just that; a prehistoric cave with some details on how it was formed etc. Views of Vela Luka were amazing!

Thank ChrisB090
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I like caves. I like caves with history. I like historical caves with lots of history and a team of archeologists tinkering away in the depths. I liked Vela Spila. :-) To be honest, it’s not a big cave system, more a single large space,...More

Thank happyvalleyset
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

To reach this archaeological site, follow the painted blue half moons along the waterfront and bear right into the hills above. A vigorous climb brings one to a cave inhabited for the last 20,000 years, basically since the peak of the ice age. Extremely early...More

Thank CharlesAmy
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The cave is really just that, a cave. There are no real archeological findings at the site, so you have to read the poster boards and realise that at the time that we had a 300m thick ice sheet right on top of the place...More

1  Thank Janonderweg
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

An inrwsting cave, where you need to climb a little to reach it. Not so big but worth to visit to see and read some information about our civilization from the past.

Thank Łukasz W
Reviewed 1 July 2018

From center Vela Luka, it takes about 20 minutes to walk up. Along the road, you have marvellous panorama of Vela Luka, and surroundings. The cave looks amazing with several large holes on the top.

1  Thank cobelolem
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Although some people may be disappointed by this cave, I was incredibly impressed by the long historical record preserved in the various layers of sediment in the cave dating back 20,000 years. We walked up the road to the cave, and found this to be...More

1  Thank Sus1952
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