Cueva del Agua de Tíscar

  • This spectacular calcarean cave, well known for its beauty and for being one of the first natural grottos found in the country, it is halfway between Quesada and Pozo Alcon.
  • It was declared Natural Monument by Junta de Andalucia. Tiscar stream created this beautiful canyon shaping the rocks for centuries.
  • We can get to the cave through a 10 metres long tunnel excavated in the rock. Then, we will climb up the stairs to get to the upper part to be able to see the amazing views.
  • Legend has it that in this place the Virgin appeared in 1319 to Mahomad Abdon Tiscar’s King. For this reason it is also known as the Virgin’s Cave.
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Take the road A-6206 from Quesada towards Pozo Alcon and approximately 13 kilometres after, you will find on the left hand side Tiscar’s Shrine. There is a little path from here till the famous Cave of the Water, also known as the Virgin’s Cave. This canyon, shaped by the Tiscar stream, is one of the first natural grottos found in the country. It was declared Natural Monument by Junta de Andalucia because of the stunning beauty, including the water features such as sources and waterfalls. Quesada Town Hall turns the cave into a magnificent stage for ethnic music every August since 1993.

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