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CAVE OF SES FONTANELLES


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Inside it preserves the remains of only two paintings existing in the Pitiusas islands (Ibiza and Formentera), discovered by the abbot H. Breuil in 1917 and possibly dating from the Punic period

The cave of Ses Fontanelles also known as Sa Cova des Vi, as it served as a cellar thanks to refreshing walls, which allowed the wine endure the heat without avinagrarse- is a small shelter in the rock, located on a steep cliff 50 m. above sea level. Inside it preserves the remains of only two paintings existing in the Pitiusas islands (Ibiza and Formentera), discovered by the abbot H. Breuil in 1917 and possibly dating from the Punic period (s. IV-VI B.C.). In some strokes can be distinguished drawings of ships. Today the cave is protected and cntiene replicas of original paintings perfectly visible.

** Redial difficult access to the caves