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Despite the struggle to reach it, I really enjoyed it. Amazing caves with a very well kept walkway... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Turin, Italy
Beautiful accessible caves

WARNING: as per July 2018, the location on TripAdvisor is incorrect. Beautiful caves, easily... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Aarhus, Denmark
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Mammoth caves composed of rocks dating back to the Mesozoic era, discovered in 1926 but not lighted for visitors until the 1980s.
Via Grotte, 03020, Italy
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Despite the struggle to reach it, I really enjoyed it. Amazing caves with a very well kept walkway through them. The wait for the guide, compulsary to visit this place, is reasonable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tullius_L
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

WARNING: as per July 2018, the location on TripAdvisor is incorrect. Beautiful caves, easily accessible even for older people, kids etc. The tour is around 1 hour and reasonably priced (9 euro). Only negative point is that the tours don’t have fixed times, so you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the caves, you can see stalactites from more than 50 million years. Good place to visit on your way from Rome to Naples, or around Rome. Price totally worth it. The tour guide was really friendly and full of knowledge. Totally recommend it!!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ls L
Reviewed 6 April 2018

An amazing trip in a rather pristine and well maintained cave system. Maybe too much artificial light. Worth to visit especially during the wet season. The guide was great giving a lot of information.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JPEC76
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The one hour long tour takes you through a nice cave, which is well lit and paved for easy walking. Highlight of the tour was our guide Davide. He showed tremendous enthusiasm and knowledge of the cave, animals in it and the local area. We...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank teocrnilogar
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of beautiful formations, lots of bats just flying around the cave and even a waterfall if you are lucky. Our guide, Davide, was great, he also spoke in english and made the tour a lot more interesting and fun.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Blaz C
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We saw signs for the Gotto of Pastena while driving around in the Formia area. We did not have a map , but were able to find the caves easily just by following the signs posted at every major intersection. The cost per adult was...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Chickyny
Reviewed 3 November 2015

A guide with profound knowledge of prehistoric, geological, and chemical issues showed us the impressive cave with its enourmous caverns, narrow passages, lakes, waterfalls, and the main attraction, dripstones of all shapes. You might recognize ghosts, elephants, apes, formed in millions of years by small...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Albert G
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The tour was about 40 minutes long and cost 9E each. The guides only speaks in Italian so we just had to appreciate the caves for themselves. Really enjoyed watching the bats flying around. Nice little excursion and made a change from all the Roman...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Fidget50
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great cave with a range of stalactites , underground lake. The temperature of about 17stC giving respite at the Italian hot weather . Friendly and helpful staff . My only criticism is the lack of a guide in English. Only the descriptions are available on...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank travelingg0at
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