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Grotte di Frasassi

Address: Genga | Viale Giovanni Marinelli, San Vittore, 60040, Italy
Phone Number: 732972166
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Ranked #3 of 410 Attractions in Marche
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We really enjoyed the trip, once in a lifetime opportunity to see such a spectacular natural site. Regarding English tours, we were given audio translators in exchange for ID (no extra cost) which were great. Be warned there are quite a few stairs and about 2km of walking + the temp inside is about 12 degrees cel. Overall a great... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We got slightly lost travelling from a small town in Tuscany. As we approached the Grotte at 4.55pm we assumed we'd be too late for the tour. But they allowed us on and what an amazing experience. Whilst we were all tired, the caves are something to behold. Highly recommended for everyone (although I'm sure we're all about to have... More

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Rutland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It was like entering a secret underground world, seen nothing like it before. Granted it was quiet and out of season when we visited (I can imagine it would be a bit like a cattle market in the high season), from the very pleasant and chatty girl (Italian but with perfect English) in the ticket office to the imformative guide... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A spectacular cave, the tourist trail is very suitable for all abilities, except no wheel chair/buggy access. But kids can easily navigate, we went with a 4,6 and 7 year old. Well worth the visit BUT the staff need to be much more polite and informative. Especially at the ticket office. I rang ahead to ask if needed to prebook... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
3 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Waited almost 2 hours, only to hear that the next tour in English would take another 45 minutes wait. We gave up... disappointed

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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just got back from visiting a friend of mine from Bologna and he took me on the Red Tour. I am fluent in Italian but even without translators the experience was UNBELIEVABLE. After being on a paved path for a bit we veered off into the cave holding onto stalagtites/stalagmites and for about 1 1/2 hours were making our way... More

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London, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

These caves are impressive and I would definitely recommend a visit! Our tour guide was great and the group was nice and small. Be aware that it's cool and very humid in there, so bring a jacket or sweatshirt with you, just in case. We got a picture of our group, which we picked up at the end of the... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were the only 2 English speaking people on the tour so we had essentially a private tour around the caves. The caves are beautiful but we did feel a bit rushed through. The entrance fee was 15.50 euros each. After buying tickets, we waited for a bus to take us the short distance to the entrance and were met... More

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Malmo, Sweden
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

The cave is really a great experience in its own right although you need to attend the guided tour to get access. Book by the visitors center and wait for the bus to take you to the entrance. We took the standard tourist tour (90 min, in english) which was alright but the guide's language skills could have been better.

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Oklahoma City
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Spectacular caves found in 1971 that are 1.4 million years old. This is in the middle of "nowhere" but beautiful scenery. It reminds me of Carlsbad Caverns. We are Americans and the tour guide spoke English. She knew enough to recite the important information but not enough to ask questions. The tour lasted about an hour. There are no gift... More

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