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Grotte di Castellana

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Address: Piazzale Anelli, 70013 Castellana Grotte, Italy
Phone Number: 390804998221
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Grotte di Castellana Guided Tour from Bari
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So fascinating

These caverns are located in the middle of a smaller city in Puglia. Fascinating find. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
KDB21
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These caverns are located in the middle of a smaller city in Puglia. Fascinating find. Highly recommend.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This cave is absolutely stunning, and we found the tour incredibly interesting. Our English speaking guide, Laura was really knowledgable on the cave's features, how they are formed and the cave's history during the 3km walk. The tour cost €16 and takes 2 hours and so it was well worth the money. Highly recommended - wear sensible footwear as the... More 

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Nusco, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The cave itself is magnificent, it is just a shame that the whole rest it is chaos and confusion. Starting from the beginning with the online booking for end of August 2016 ... not available! Therefore, we go there early in the morning to get tickets for same day visit... We make a long queue in a hot torrid day... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with a young one year old child and did the English tour at 1pm- tix are 12 Euro pp and the tour lasted approx 50 mins- guide spoke good English. Must wear good non slip shoes as steps and walk ways are slippery! No prams or walking sticks permitted, we had a baby carrier / sling! Not too... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a 1 hour and 45 minute walk for 3 Kms. Up and down over 250 steps, low ceilings, slippery steps and walkways. I am telling you that everyone in our group was breathing hard and ready to collapse by the end of the tour. If you are not in reasonably good shape or are elderly or have a... More 

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Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled by train from Bari to see it and it was a good decision. It costs only 2.80€/person to take the train (FSE) from Bari Centrale to Grotte Castellana (which is the little city in which you'll find the Grotte di Castellana) and you get there in approximately one hour. From the train station is a 30 minutes walk... More 

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Haslemere
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked 2 hour 3.5 km English tour, but found the facility overcrowded with various groups (that were too large) bumping into one another back and forth along necessarily narrow walkways. The caves are impressively large but essentially very similar , lacking in a variety of mineral colours, with fairly mediocre guides with poor language. Annoyed that photographs were banned but... More 

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Kingsland, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This natural made cave is so beautiful. The pictures cannot do it justice, must be seen in person. The tour guide was very nice and had lots of information. Must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cave is truly beautiful. A master piece of nature itself. I only did the 50min tour, but all the informations and the visit were intetesting and beautiful.

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Droitwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't bother with any of the tips we had read on tripadvisor- mainly as we aren't well organised enough! Didn't book in advance,- no problem getting a ticket, parked on the road- didn't get a parking ticket! Don't use the toilet- you have to pay- in any case you are about to undertake reasonably vigorous exercise so even in the... More 

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