Santimamiñe cave, , , Basque Country, , is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Basque Country, including a nearly complete sequence from the Middle Paleolithic to the Iron Age.Its complete sequence includes the following cultures: Plus unclassified remains of the Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Bronze and Iron ages.

Notable Places in the Area

is a nature museum. It provides an excellent observation point from which visitors can enjoy the world of birds and their migratory journeys. is situated 1½ km west of Santimamiñe. Photo: UrdaibaiBirdCenter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a neo-Gothic castle in the village of , near in the of Spain. is situated 1½ km west of Santimamiñe. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town and municipality located in the province of , in the autonomous community of , northern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is a town and municipality in the province of , in the . is situated 4½ km southwest of Santimamiñe. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a Basque town known for its Monday market day which has for decades been considered as a holiday in the town. Photo: Papamanila, CC BY-SA 3.0.


43.3466° or 43° 20' 47.8" north
-2.6366° or 2° 38' 11.9" west
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Santimamine
  • Basque: Santimamiñe
  • Basque: Santimamiñe leizea
  • Catalan: Santimamiñe
  • Chinese: 圣蒂玛米涅洞
  • Chinese: 聖蒂瑪米涅洞
  • Dutch: Santimamiñe
  • English: Santimamine
  • English: Santimamiñe kobazuloa
  • French: Santimamine
  • French: Santimamiñe
  • Gallegan: Cova de Santimamiñe
  • Hebrew: מערת סנטיממיניה
  • Japanese: サンティマミニェ洞窟
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Espeluga de Santimamiñe
  • Polish: Santimamiñe
  • Russian: Сантимаминье
  • Spanish: Cueva de Santimamine
  • Spanish: Cueva de Santimamiñe
  • Spanish: Santimamine
  • Spanish: Santimamiñe
  • Ukrainian: Сантімаміньє

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Santimamiñe. See this page's contributions. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.