The Soplao Cave

The Soplao Cave has become one of the most famous despite being open to the public only from July 1, 2005. The Soplao is a cave located in the towns of Rionansa, and Herrerías Valdáliga in Cantabria (Spain). This place was discovered by chance while conducting a mining exploration work.

The Cave Soplao has become internationally famous due to the abundance, beauty and spectacular formations eccentric treasures in its 17 kilometers of galleries, of which only 6 are open to the public. The interior is a natural paradise because of its dense surfaces of aragonite, stalactites, stalagmites, formations and very rare as helictites (eccentric stalactites defy gravity ) and draperies (formations similar to flags hanging on the ceiling ). The ceiling is an area considered as the Sistine Chapel of the underworld because of its conservation and grandeur.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *