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Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu

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Address: Strada Provinciale 55 | Porto di Alghero banchina Garibaldi, 07041, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
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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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Impressive Limestone Cave

In case anyone is wondering - this is the same cave as the other one found on tripadvisor - there are other limestone caves around that area, but this is the same as the other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Mainz, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In case anyone is wondering - this is the same cave as the other one found on tripadvisor - there are other limestone caves around that area, but this is the same as the other one. You have two choices - go by car and simply take the stairs with just 600 steps (and enjoy the view) - or go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

In all of my travels, I have seldom found as impressive a place. The Caves themselves are amongst the best I have ever seen on the world. Unlike too many caves, these are preserved and presented in a tasteful and natural setting. To get to the caves requires the descent of 648 stairs that hug sheer cliff to the sea... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

One of the "must's" at Sardegna Island. Be advised that if you visit by walking, after reaching by car, you will have to go over 400 steps, but is it really an amazing area where you'll be able to take spectacular pictures from cliffs as well as from inside the cave.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Nice little boat ride out the the grotto - quite interesting to look around and definitey worth a trip. You can book for 15 Euro at the stalls on the quay side - and entrance to the grotto is 13 Euro pp.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I recommend coming here as soon as possible even off season time. For 9 AM and 10 AM tour there were about 20 people. Latter I could see more people to come. You can come by boat from Alghero(entrance fee is not included usually for this trip) or by public bus. But there check the time table as there not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

See also vertical cliffs for our full review. Those are the way you approach this, unless you want the easy boat option from Alghero.....

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

This is a must do for lovers of boat trips. Out into the open sea with great views back to Alghero and then Neptune's grotto. Carved into the cliffs by the sea these caves are a sight for sore eyes. You can feel the smooth surface of the stone which feels like wax. The trip is also good for getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

If you are going to Sardinia this is a place that you should not miss. Going thru all the 650 steps up and down (and I am not even that fit) is really exhausting but you will be unmindful of it ones you see those majestic views of sea and cliffs it is really a one of a kind... So... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We took a tourist boat from Alghero to these caves and they are large with relatively easy access. Eat you heart out Cheddar Gorge / Wookey Hole! Was pretty crowded and conveyor-belty, but it was August!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We, a family of three with an 8 years old daughter, visited the cave. We were early enough (9h45) to have a good parking spot and go down the stairs while they were still in the shadow, i.e. it's not too hot. I would advise to go there even earlier, at 9h00 in the main July-August season, as you will... More 

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