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Paleolithic Sites

Below is an illustrated index of the 2 Paleolithic sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.

  • Coa Valley Rock Art
    North Portugal, Portugal
    Discovered in the 1990s, this is one of the most important collections of prehistoric rock art in the world. It has been designated a World Heritage Site.
  • Lascaux Caves
    This famous cave complex in southwest France contains some of the oldest and finest prehistoric art in the world. The paintings, which mainly depict majestic animals, are some 17,000 years old.