Adventure route in the L’Espluga Caves

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In addition to the museum visit, the caves offer the most daring visitors an adventure route along the subterranean river.

Going through the L’Espluga de Francolí Font Major cave is a good opportunity to get started in speleology.Equipped with neoprene suits and headlamps, the visitors immerse themselves in various water-filled galleries and along the subterranean river-bed until they reach the Biela well chamber. You will be accompanied by specialised guides who will explain the basic speleology techniques and how to discover the characteristics of this cave.

Times:

Throughout the year with prior booking.

Information:

Distance: 900 metres.

Duration: from 3 to 4 hours (1.30-2hrs inside the cave).

Maximum water depth: 1,5 m.

You will not be fully underwater at any time during the route.

Water temperature: 12ºC.

Minimum age for the adventure route: 8 (accompanied by an adult).

Groups of 6 to 15 people. If there are less than 6 people you will have to pay the full price or join another group that has already been organised.

What should I bring? Swimwear, old shoes with laces and hard soles, towel and soap for a shower afterwards.

It is not recommended for people who suffer from claustrophobia.

The price includes: neoprene suit, neoprene socks, helmet, headlamp, technical staff and safety specialists, guidance and advice and Insurance covering accidents and civil liability.

Reservation:

Av. de Catalunya, s/n | 43440 l’Espluga de Francolí  |  Tel.: 977 87 12 20  | www.covesdelespluga.info  |fontmajor@covesdelespluga.info

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