Grotta Del Turco

Grotta Del Turco, Gaeta: Address, Grotta Del Turco Reviews: 4/5

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4Obies
Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa24 contributions
This is such a beautiful place, with the most astonishing views. It is off the beaten path and you will not find international travellers there. Gaeta is the place where the word PIZZA was first documented to be used. The true Italian pizza and Italian people are amazing. Walk in Independenza street. Old world feel. Gaeta was in Roman times the holiday vacation place for the Rich and Famous. The oldest water cistern is also in Gaeta!! A must see place!
Written December 22, 2017
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Ülle T
Rome, Italy37 contributions
Couples
Grotta del Turco it is a grotto which ends directly in the sea and where the waves create atmospheric effects of light. It is a picturesque hiding place of the ancient pirates. If you walk down with sunny weather a staircase with about 300 steps you arrive to the level of the sea you can enjoy wonderful the turquoise and green reflections of the sea on the walls of the grotto! The cave is popular among fans of free climbing.
Grotta Del Turco or the Cave of the Turkish got it's name because in the IX century, at the time of the Duchy of Gaeta, the ships of the Saracens landed and found refuge in the crevices of this strategic grotto so that they could surprise with their attack the ships in transit to plunder their cargoes.
If you have seen already the Montagnia Spaccata, it's worth pay a visit to also to Grotta Del Turco!
Written June 1, 2017
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Viki I
St. Petersburg, Russia233 contributions
Friends
Magical place! Just wondering how nature can create it all ! Unfortunately there were no guides or explanations to understand everything, so we read about it at the hotel )) “ must visit “ in my Gaeta list for ever !
Written September 11, 2018
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Adele V
Gimhae, South Korea43 contributions
Family
According to the local folklore, the mountain that hosts this grotto split in two when Christ died on the cross. Centuries later, a Turk visited this site and when told the story, he laughed it off saying that if the story was true, the rock would have to melt like butter at the touch of his hand. So it did! The holes that the Turk's hand left in the mountain are still visible today, and tourists will insert their own fingers in them too to verify that they are just the size of a human hand. The actual Grotto is nearby, and while it's a rather long way down (300+ steps), the reward is a breathtaking scenery of rocks and shimmering sea.
Written December 14, 2017
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sidecarruss
Burton upon Trent, UK41 contributions
Couples
an amazing place you stand on a platform of the cliff to look through the rocks would not have missed it although it only takes a few minutes
Written May 19, 2017
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Aromdee
Bangkok/Zurich/London278 contributions
Couples
After the look around at the Montagna Spaccata it is a must to wonder at the the picturesque hiding place of the ancient pirates
Written December 7, 2016
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Joseph G
Montreal, Canada4,644 contributions
Couples
If you visit the Sanctuary of Montagna Spaccata, do not miss visiting this grotto which ends directly in the sea and where the waves create great light effects. Igt is however unfortunate that you cannot descend (a total of 300 steps) all the way down to the edge of the water for safety reasons (falling stones in particular).

While there is no entrance charge to visit this site, you are however asked to make a donation....
Written November 22, 2016
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pallansson
Surrey, Canada3 contributions
Family
The history and the work which was put into this development is beyond morden times understanding, how it was done?
Written November 1, 2016
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Atanas A
55 contributions
Friends
What a place! Nature has the amazing ability to shape the world around us in magnificent ways. This is one of them. Enjoy it!
Written October 30, 2016
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Jan201255
Parksville, Canada22 contributions
Couples
On our last day we decided to check this little spot out and was pleased we did. The grotto is easy to access and is attached to a church and great out look over Serapo Beach.
Written September 25, 2016
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