Grotte di Falvaterra

Grotte di Falvaterra: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, Grotte di Falvaterra Reviews: 5/5

Grotte di Falvaterra
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Points of Interest & Landmarks • Caverns & Caves
Saturday
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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CCRN87
Auburndale, Massachusetts, United States2 contributions
Fantastic cave tour
Jul 2018 • Couples
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour which was guided by Augusto. We were visiting Italy from Boston, Massachusetts (USA). Augusto was very knowledgeable and communicated well with us in English. The cave tour was a great thing to do in a short period of time. The walkway inside the cave felt safe and well constructed. It was amazing to experience this beautiful, natural wonder!!
Written August 6, 2018
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Rossella R
1 contribution
Wonderful visit with kind and professional guide!
Jul 2018 • Family
What’s a pleasure to discover this wonderful place 100 km south of Rome...Lazio...much more to see and discover than someone can ever expect!!!
Written July 29, 2018
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vegedairy
Tel Aviv, Israel104 contributions
Everything about geology in this beautiful cave
Jul 2018 • Family
The cave is accessible to both little children and disabled people. Temperature inside is about 14°C in the summer. Along a relatively short and easy trail you can see an incredible variety of impressive geological shapes and phenomena, led by Cristian, a competent and passionate guide, who knows each and every hidden corner better than anybody else since he took part to the excavations from 1995 until 2011, when the site was inaugurated and opened to the public. Better to contact the personnel on site in advance to coordinate your guided visit. Possible drawback to be verified - no English spoken.
Written July 26, 2018
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T17ood
Chorley, UK100 contributions
Hidden Gem
Jan 2018 • Family
Visited in January with my family. I have been in many caves but never one with a full on raging river running through it, complete with white water rapids!

The caves are run by volunteers so you have to make some allowances - the place looked closed when we turned up. After we found someone to assist us we then had to jump back in our cars and drive a few hundred meters down the hill to get close to the trail leading to the caves. The walk from the gates took about 10 mins with my 3yo.
Our guide was very passionate about the caves and seemed quite knowledgeable but spoke no English whatsoever so one of our party had to act as translator for the rest of us.
The access to and in the caves is first class, well lit smooth paths and metal walkways.

Our guide informed us that the caves give a different feel depending on the time of year - we came after heavy rain and the river was raging - you could hear the rapids from some way off and sense the power of it beneath you - he said that in summer it was much calmer.
The trail had a few smaller trails leading off it and the guide explained that you could walk down to beauty spots next to the river and picnic/bath in summer.
My wife and kids really enjoyed it and said it was the best cave they had ever been in. My friend AKA our translator said he would be returning to do a rafting experience that the guide had mentioned - apparently they do adult only tours deeper into the caves as well where you can walk up the river several hundred meters.
Cost was €4 per adult with kids going free - bargain.
Written January 5, 2018
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Sarah T
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Unexpected gem
Jun 2017 • Couples
When we arrived at a concrete building in the middle of nowhere to be offered iced tea and be told in almost non-existent English that the guide would be 30 minutes, we didn't realise this whole operation is run by volunteers from Falvaterra, passionate about their town and trying to build a socially responsible business. It was delightful to go from that hot place to the refreshing cool of the caves, and find they were kitted out with state of the art lighting and pathways. Elisa did a fab job of filling us in in great English on the history of the area, the mythology, and the remarkable discovery and exploration of the caves, and had us laughing plenty. €4/pp got us a personal guided tour of cathedral-like caves with some magnificent formations - if we were not going home we'd go back for the full on €30 pot holing exploration & boat ride.
Written June 6, 2017
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Luca C
2 contributions
Trekking type B - escursione B-
Jun 2016 • Family
We have been taken to discover the secrets of the cave by Augusto and Christian. 3 hours literally flew by. Stunning place, nice and passionate people, equipment brand new. Unforgettable day. Falvaterra caves is a must stopover.

Escursione indimenticabile guidati da Augusto e Christian, due guide appassionate e competenti. Organizzazione perfetta, equipaggiamento nuovissimo. Falvaterra è una tappa obbligata.
Written June 28, 2016
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Thank you for your visit and for your words of appreciation for the staff, the cave and the site. We wait you, if there will be an opportunity, for another unforgettable day
Written July 5, 2016
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Reisefroh85
Karlsruhe, Germany21 contributions
Amazing Trip
Jun 2016 • Family
We had a wonderful time visiting grotte di falvaterra. There's a guided tour through the cave with a beautiful canyon and natural pools and little waterfalls within.
The tour is held in italian language, not easy to understand.
The cave is open to public on saturdays and sundays. When we gave them a phonecall in advance they offered us a tour on Tuesday, thanks a lot for that!!
Written June 14, 2016
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Thank you for your positive review, we will shortly have an acceptable traslation in language so that you can learn more about our cave and our country; thanks again
Written June 16, 2016
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Ivana S
Prague, Czech Republic215 contributions
Just amazing experience
Apr 2016 • Friends
On the way from Rome to Neapoli we found this attraction.
We didn't expect what cave show us.

We come when was close,but guide man took as by his car to the caves and try explain us every think about water and caves.

Really beautiful caves and amazing man suprise us.
If you going around its woow explore...

Thank you!
Written April 12, 2016
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travelgirl_987654321
Newport, RI88 contributions
Visiting Rome? A must see side trip!
Oct 2014 • Friends
Just a little south of Rome is a magnificent natural wonder in Falvaterra, Italy. This cave, the Natural Monument of Lazio, was discovered about 20 years ago and is open to the public in the summer months. While walking through the cave you can see deep blue waters, waterfalls, stalactites adorning the walls and ceilings, along with animals in their natural habitat. Truly breathtaking!
The town of Falvaterra is high up in the Ausoni Mountains with a panoramic view of Italy. The narrow streets, medieval castle, towers and monuments represent life in a small Italian town. The local church and monastery maintaned by the Passionist Fathers is open to the public and includes a museum with religious artifacts dating back to 500 AD.
Ceprano is the closest town with a sampling of hotels.
Contact information about the Grotto:
www.grottedifalvaterra.it
Email: mngrottedifalvaterra@gmail.com
Tel: 3453205147
Written November 25, 2014
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