Cave of Petralona Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Greece

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If you want to see something different and also enrich your knowledge, this cave tour will excite you, as it is of anthropological and paleontological interest. In 1960, during the exploration works, the most important finding was the cranium of a primitive man, unique in Greece, which is now at the University of Thessaloniki. He lived about 200,000 years ago, belongs to a transitional form, between Homo Erectus (the Standing Man) and Homo Sapiens (the Wise Man) and is the oldest testimony to the presence of humans in Greece and maybe also to the Europe.
Leave your hotel by limousine Mercedes E class and travel to the Petralona cave, After paying your entrance fee, explore one of the biggest creations of nature, and also with the year of its creation to be placed over 1.000.000 years ago, is giving the chance to the visitors to admire the most ancient habitat of our European ancestors, which has discovered until now.Its total length is 1,5 kilometres and it is the place where someone can not only get in touch with the impeccable view of stalactites and stalagmites, which are in every shape and form, but mainly with the place where the tracks of the very first fire were discovered on the Earth and the most ancient man’s skull in Europe.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Cave tour
  • Entry/Admission - Petralona Cave

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Ideal choice for families
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
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