Grotte di Su Mannau

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Grotte di Su Mannau
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Ian Anderson
Munich, Germany53 contributions
Couples
We visited here because of other good reviews and we were not disappointed. A great place to visit to escape the scorching summer heat of Sardinia. The guided tour was only in italian, so we didn't understand anything the guid said. There are audio guides in english, german and other languages which are very informative and highly recommended. Unfortunately being the only non-italian speakers we felt a little excluded because the guide gave much more detailed ( and apparently funny) information to the crowd. It didn't help that the audio guides are quite loud when played. If you don't speak italian, just let the group move on and stay back a little and enjoy the grotto with the audio guides provided. The tour takes about an hour.
We had lots of fun and would recommend you visit here!
Written August 9, 2020
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M. V.
Nice, France2 contributions
Couples
Definetly worth the visit! As opposed to other attractions in the area, you can enjoy this sight also in your native tongue because there is an audioguide available in different languages. Therefore i can definetly recommend the "Grotte di su Mannau" for foreigners as well as Italians.
The visit took more or less one hour and it was definetly worth the money.
Written July 28, 2020
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MLRaphael
Braila, Romania519 contributions
Friends
A beautiful karst complex with a length of approximately 8 km and just 500 meters developed for usual tourists. At request and with adequate equipment it is possible to explore some km of cave with expert guides. The usual tourist length can be visited in approximately one hour with guide. The visit will be sprinkled with beautiful works of the Mother Nature... emerald lakes, limescale sculptures, waterfalls and some splendid halls where can see the wonderful art that Mother Nature did over millions of years. It's a must see!
Written July 23, 2014
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IDS
Belgium3 contributions
Couples
Beautiful cave, but listen to the audio guide before you enter the cave. Our guide could only speak proper Italian and completely ignored the foreign families. There was one Italian family and 5 foreign ones ;-) so no guidance on COVID or any reference to the various chambers, pretty rude behaviour for a guy into the touristic sector. Regrettable. Anyhow, enjoy the cave which is (again) beautiful, and the low temperatures (approx 16c).
Written July 24, 2021
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Fr B
Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy64 contributions
Friends
We loved the caves, one of the best in Sardinia.
It's really interesting to see what the water created through millions of years and it's cool to see some water pools right inside.
Make sure you visit ANTAS TEMPLE which is very close to the caves.
Written September 29, 2013
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Iakob S
Copenhagen, Denmark64 contributions
Friends
a perfect day trip on a (too) hot Summers day. The kids and wives did the 1h tourist visit, while we macho fools went 7h into the grotto risking to see the Sala verging
Written October 27, 2012
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Holiday maker
Castelsardo, Italy8 contributions
Family
A really nice setup, the guide is passionate in French or Italian. Luckily for those who do no master these two languages there are leaflets in English or German. Explaining all.

The guide takes you down a well set up path to explore this grotto. You can see some nice lakes, river beds and beautiful stalagtieten and stalagmieten.

Outside is a nice rest place we’re food and drinks are sold.
Written August 9, 2018
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Dharini C
London, UK59 contributions
Couples
We really really loved the caves. We wanted to try the 6hr cave trip, but realised that the caves aren't open until after Easter, disappointed that none of the reviews/websites mention this detail.
Luckily enough, when we were there we realised that a bunch of school kids were due to do the 1hr trip, so we crashed their party :) The cave is absolutely gorgeous - made us really want to come back some other time and do the full 6hr trip! The tour guide was really helpful, even though she couldn't speak much English - this place is a must visit, to marvel at nature's creations that take millions of years to form! There is a trek to the Antas temple that you can do, but you need good quality hiking shoes as the path is not very straightforward.
Written April 13, 2014
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Graham T
Camberley, UK277 contributions
Couples
We visited these caves on the final day of our holiday. It is about an hour's drive from Cagliari Airport westwards towards the coast. The access is by good quality dual carriageway as far as Iglesias, and then a windy road over the mountains.

The access to the caves is by guided tour only. The guide we had had limited English but it was better than our Italian! We managed to make each other understood.

The caves are a natural feature, formed by the action of water over millions of years. A doorway through to the most extensive section was carved out in the last century. The section first discovered is explored first and this takes only around ten minutes. Then you tackle the far more extensive, newer section.

The caves are mostly accessed by metal walkways, to avoid the tunnels being damaged by visitors. As the floor can be quite slippery, this is probably just as well. Care still needs to be taken, to avoid slips and also low ceilings. You do need to be reasonably agile.

The tunnels are well lit and the features, stalagmites, stalactites and pools are impressive. The tour to the end of the accessible spaces takes around 45 minutes. The way out is back along the route in. The final space is the most impressive, a cathedral sized vault with a ceiling about 20 metres high.

We enjoyed our visit and made it back to the airport in plenty of time for our evening flight home.
Written May 31, 2016
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KaliRose27
San Donato Milanese, Italy42 contributions
Friends
The expansiveness of this place was incredible. Great tour guide gave us all the info we needed to enjoy and marvel at what we saw.
Only underground can we talk about 'millions of years ago'.
Written September 18, 2012
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