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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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Ottawa, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

At a constant 17 degrees C - 62 degrees F these caves are very cool! Breathtaking views and fun to be a spelunker explorer for the day. The tour at €15 p/p including guide is well worth the visit. The walk is approximately 3 kms long and takes approximately 1.5 hours. Guides operate in several languages but you should check... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

As said our guide, this cave is a symphony of spells ... what we see here, sustains his breath. This is the queen of all caves, all are special but this one has a special story and catacter. Each part of this cave reflet the grandeur of a world unknown to us. Can not lose !!

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Gouda, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Its a long walk inside and very humid,but the grotto is breathtaking.particularlt the whie cave,the story of the discovery is fascinating.

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Amsterdam, Nederland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I imagine that it is less pleasant in the summer months when it is crowded... That is the only possible reason that I can come up with why anyone would give these caves less than full marks. Absolutely beautiful!! Yes, the floors are slippery in parts... it's a cave. A living, growing entity where dripping is a sign of life!... More

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A very good cave system, awesome stalagmites and stalactites. Good guides who speak very good English. Just a shame we missed the full tour at 11.am and the next one was at 16.00 but the short tour was good enough. A lot of steps to get in and it is rather slippy in places, but what do you expect, they're... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Are you able to walk up and down stairs without help? Can you walk a couple of miles quite slowly? Are you under 5ft tall or willing to duck on occasion? If the answer to these questions is "yes" or even "I'll give it a go", these caves are absolutely worth the (very reasonable) price of admission. The tour guide's... More

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Pavia, Italy
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I've been there twice (both long version) once in the Italian tour, the second time with the English tour, both were amazing experiences. The final white cave is the best part. The entry ticket is quite steep (adult 15 euro for the long tour as 2014) but consider that it took 20 years to create the path large enough for... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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150 reviews 150 reviews
79 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I am not a big fan of caves but I have to save that this complex of caves is stunning. We bought the ticket for the whole tour which included the White Cave -it took around 2 hours. Our guide was very informative and pointed some funny looking forms of rocks, stalagmites and stalactites. Amazing that it takes 400 years... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I'm going to keep this simple - Just do it, it's an incredible experience. I felt very humble and insignificant surrounded by Mother Nature. It will leave you questioning "what's it all about". Amazing!!

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Mgarr, Malta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our favourite attraction. An extraordinary cave complex that runs for kilometresWe took the longer tour, around 2 hours around caverns, passages, vaults and rock formations that took millions of years to form.The White Cave is a true natural masterpiece.

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