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Grotte di Frasassi

Genga | Viale Giovanni Marinelli, San Vittore, 60040, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 431 attractions in Marche
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Bologna, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

The entrance prices are not too cheap, but it is worth it. The tour is well organized and the buses to go to the caves as well. The place is surrounded by souvenir shops and bars/restaurants where you can eat the typical local food.

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Helsinki, Finland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were travelling for two weeks around Umbria and Tuscany, and this was one of the most beautiful places that we saw during our journey. The place was just amazing and so unique, and something very different from all the other caves I've seen before. The guided tour lasts around one hour and covers 1,5 kilometers of walking inside the... More

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Yorkshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

An amazing tour of some spectacular caves. My main recommendation would be to check the web for English speaking tours before you go otherwise you may wait for a while - and the waiting area is a bit tacky.

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Northern England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Found this really frustrating and hated it tbh. For copyright reasons (rubbish since taking a photo they can still say photos are for personal use only), they prohibit all photos inside the caves. It's not easy anyway to take photos in darkness without flash without a tripod, but the guides constantly follow people around looking for any sign of anyone... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was one of the highlights of our vacation in central Italy. We joined the guided tour in English, which was very interesting and far from boring. The ticket if not very cheap but the place is well worth the price.... it's so beautiful it doesn't ever look real! Shame though it's not allowed to take pics because of copyright... More

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London, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
102 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a unique cave in the middle of Marche's mountains. When you go inside the stalagtites and stalagmites you see are simply amazing!! In addition, what makes the tour so interesting is also the fact that you completely lose the sense of proportions as you have no point of reference inside the caves. My favourite bit is the candles'... More

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York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Wonderful cave structure ( v good value for the €15.50 , discounts apply ) Buy your tickets from the ticket office building in the centre of the shops and note bus boarding time. They are not sold at the caves. The largest cavern in Europe at 290 m high !! Wonderful stalagmite and stalactite structures , very well organised tour.... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Amazing caves in the heart of Le Marche. Tickets are pricey (15 Euro/adult, 12 Euro/child), but well worth it. My sons (9 and 6) were in awe. Note that tickets are sold in the parking lot, far from the entrance (1500 meters, I think), but you can take the free shuttle bus to and from the caves. Bring a sweater... More

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Eidsvoll Municipality, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

One of the biggest caves in Europe, this stunning cave which was discovered in 1971, is made accessible to almost everyone. With a constant temperature of 14 degrees inside, jackets come real handy, so don't forget them along with a good pair of shoes as there are stairs to climb. We really enjoyed the tour, just wish we had more... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We really enjoyed our visit to the caves. We arrived and just missed one tour so we had some time to wander the shops and the small cafes. Food and Service was excellent. The visit to the caves was a wonderful and beautiful experience.

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