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Grotte di Castellana

Piazzale Anelli, 70013 Castellana Grotte, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Mornago, Italy
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

A must if you are in this area. Only concern are the emergency lights that are mostly unserviceable (red dot visible). We did the long tour and did not regret because the final cave (Wite Cave) was worth the journey.

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Short tour perfect, plenty of interest for younger kids, especially the boys! very reasonable costs, some quite remarkable sights to see whilst on the tour of the caves.

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119 reviews 119 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited the Grotte on a rainy day. When we arrived, around 13h30 we opted for the short tour (starting 14h) because the long tour in English would only start at 16h. So perhaps best to check the options in advance if you really want to see the White Cave. The short tour takes 50 minutes through several different caves... More

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252 reviews 252 reviews
140 attraction reviews
368 helpful votes 368 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Train journey takes around 1 hour from Bari (costs €3,10 one way, see under https://www.fseonline.it/), get off at stop "Grotte di Castellana" (its tower is visible from the train). Then there is like 5 minutes walk before you catch the entrance to the cave & ticket office. The 1st partial part (included also in the complete itinerary) is much more... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The caves were amazing, worth to take a longer tour of nearly 2 hours for 15 euros per person. Make sure you arrive at the exact timings of tours. There are English, German and Italian language tours at the different timings. We were late for a first English/German tour at 11.00 am, so had to wait for 16.00 pm tour.... More

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We were very excited about touring these caves and it proved well worth the time. Luckily, we arrived right when an English & German combined tour was starting. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We opted for the long tour which was very informative with beautiful caverns. Our kids were tired by the end of the 2 hour walk... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We visited on a rainy morning when a lot of others had the same idea. Be prepared to to queue, (there was only one ticket office open) and be flexible on guided tours. The English tour started at 11am but we managed to join 1/2 hour later. The first cavern is amazing, possibly the best of them all. Wear trainers/flat... More

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Mississauga, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We enjoyed our tour through the caves. The guide was informative and friendly. The English tour begins at 11am. We opted for the longer tour and saw La Grotta Bianca which is beautiful. The walk is fairly easy, but can be slippery in places, so wear shoes that have a rubber tread. The cool atmosphere was a pleasant respite from... More

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Punta Gorda
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was an amazing site. We toured 4 of the rooms to the caverns. Colors, forms, lighting, etc. did not expect it to be so immense. It was an hour tour, you saw much.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

we have been in a number of caves and this was an interesting cave. the tour guide was very informative and interesting. the tour was a smaller group which was nice. if you have seen lots of caves, take the longer tour, we did not have enough time to do the longer tour.

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