Accommodation in Banyoles
The prehistoric caves of Serinyà
Welcome to everybody. In front of you, you have the prehistoric caves of Serinyà. That is a wonderful spot where you can see how Prehistoric hunters and harvesters lived.
In this resort you can find several open caves in a talus of travertine stone, the most interesting of which are in good conditions to be visited.
This park is the best deposit of Western Europe in order to understand the change of Neanderthal men into Modern men. Its interest was proved by the first excavations began in 1943 by Dr. Josep Maria Corominas. Nowadays the excavations are done by the University of Girona and the Catalunya - Girona Archaeological Museum. In 1996 the Consell Comarcal del Pla de l'Estany began the reconstruction of the present park.
Reclau Viver cave.
Finally, it is highly advisable to visit the County Archaeological Museum of Banyoles
, where you can see a lot of Prehistoric objects that come from the Serinyà caves.