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Neptune's Grotto (Grotta di Nettuno)

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Address: Strada Provinciale 55, Alghero SS, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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Activities: Walking
Description: Tour this marine cave that is carved in a spectacular sheer cliff, with...
Tour this marine cave that is carved in a spectacular sheer cliff, with long winding passages that delve far into the rock passing many fantastical stalagmites and stalactites.
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A nice trip

A very nice trip on a boat to visit this grotto which is quite spectacular and well worth the two hour round trip across the bay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A very nice trip on a boat to visit this grotto which is quite spectacular and well worth the two hour round trip across the bay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The only thing I was thinking during the whole visit was that I wish I were one of those fisherman that discovered the Grotto. I just wanted to swim by myself in that water. It is quite well organised and the guided tour offers a good explanation of the History of the Grotto. You can reach the Grotto going down... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We gave read so much about this cave and the lake inside, so it was a must see place on Sardinia for us. If it is your first cave like that you most probably will like it, fir us this was the forth cave and it did not impress us that much - plenty of tourists (really lits of ppl,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A short and refreshing boat ride across the bay from Alghero town, these caves contain a fantastic collection of stalactites and stalagmites reflected in still pools of water. Take a sweater. It may be hot outside but inside the cave it is cool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We travelled by boat from Alghero to visit the caves - the alternative is to reach it by land and well over 600 steps! We boarded the boat at the last minute so didn't realise that the 16 euros each was purely for the ride - I think it was another 13 euros each to enter the caves. It was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely boat trip it takes about an hour and a half to get to the grotto it takes in some beautiful scenery and fabulous blue turquoise water the only issue is when you book your trip you are only booking the boat ride when you get to the grotto you have a extra €13 Per person to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed hiking up and down all the steps to this cave. We had not been to a cave in a long time and this one was very beautiful. You need to actually either go by boat or by foot (474 steps) to the base of the cave to buy your ticket for entry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Brilliant trip to the grottoes, €10 each return trip on the boat ,€13. At the Grotto, it's a council attraction so you can't get a discount! Fantastic Boat trip there and back sat on top was really nice, bit of advice decent shoes , as it can be a bit slippy for older people, we caught our boat at Algerho... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

First of all we stayed in Olbia so driving 90 on a 50 road to Grotta di Nettuno (which I did) took 1 hour and 35 minutes. About 20 minutes of the trip was on an 80 road, the only 80 road I encountered on the whole northern part of the island. Which included a 'carabinieri' (road police) control of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We took the boat trip, so you pay for the boat and then you pay when you get to the cave, which I think some people didn't realise. The staff are a bit surly, we took my parents 77 and 87 and they were a little brisk with them. Well organised inside the cave to get everyone through. We couldn't... More 

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Address: Strada Provinciale 55, Alghero SS, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Sassari  >  Alghero

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