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Coves del drach

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The Coves del Drach, also known as the Caves of Drach, is an impressive tourist attraction in Porto Cristo in Mallorca, Spain. These extraordinary caves are known for their stunning subterranean formations, including stalactites and stalagmites, as well as an underground lake called Lake Martel.

Visitors to the Coves del Drach can explore the caves on guided tours. Tours typically last around an hour and take visitors through a series of lighted chambers showcasing the impressive geological formations. The highlight of the tour is a boat ride on Lake Martel, where visitors can enjoy a live classical music performance while sailing on the underground lake. The boat trip is a truly magical experience as the musicians play on boats on the lake creating an immersive atmosphere.

The Coves del Drach are well organized and equipped with proper lighting, walkways and railings to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors. The temperature in the caves remains relatively constant year-round, so it's recommended to bring a light jacket or sweater as it can be cooler underground.

The guided tour of the caves allows visitors to see the fascinating formations up close and learn about the geological history of the area. The caves are well preserved and offer a glimpse of the awe-inspiring natural beauty. During the tour, the guides provide interesting information about the formation of the caves and their importance in the region.

Lake Martel is one of the highlights of the Coves del Drach. With an area of ​​about 177 meters long and 40 meters wide, it is one of the largest underground lakes in Europe. The ride on the lake offers visitors the opportunity to experience the amazing acoustics of the place. The musicians play classical pieces while cruising the lake on boats. The interplay of music and the natural environment creates a unique and unforgettable atmosphere.

At the end of the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs and local products in the shops near the caves. There is also a bar offering refreshments to relax after visiting the caves.

The Coves del Drach is an impressive attraction that delights visitors of all ages. Although they can get a bit crowded at times, visiting the caves is definitely a worthwhile experience, offering a glimpse of the area's natural beauty and geological history.

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