EKAIN, THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF CAVE ART IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY

Ekain is an exceptional work of cave art from the Palaeolithic period. Artistic creations by Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers have been discovered around the world, and yet the specimens found here on the Cantabrian coast of Europe, known as Franco-Cantabrian cave art, are the most prolific. Ekain is considered the finest example of cave art in the Basque Country.  Read more about the origin of the Ekain cave.

360° VIRTUAL TOUR OF EKAIN: Explore the Ekain galleries by navigating through the panoramic images in Second Canvas EKAIN. These super high resolution digital images let you explore and discover these incredible cave paintings of horses, bison and bears in stunning detail.

Zaldei left panel

Zaldei right panel section 1

Zaldei right panel section 2

Bear cub and adult bear

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