Petralona excursion

Cultural & Theme Tours 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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Petralona Cave, Petralona, Halkidiki Region, Central Macedoniaf 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.The Cave Petralona with stalagmites and stalactites located in the western foothills of the mountain Katsika at an altitude of 300 meters of sea level. Detected in 1959 by the resident of Petralona and became world famous in 1960 when it was found the skull of ancient man. The systematic excavations of the cave began in 1965 by the founder of the Anthropological Association of Greece professor ”Aris Paulianos”.The investigations proved that the Arhanthropos is approximately 700,000 years old ,which makes him the oldest European.Duration: 2 hours

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  • Entry/Admission - Petralona Cave
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