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Worth the trip

We visited by boat There are guided tours around the cave which depart regularly in Italian and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew W
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Go by boat!

I was unprepared for how huge and extensive the caves were. It takes about 20 minutes to walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
juliebM3303ZG
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited by boat There are guided tours around the cave which depart regularly in Italian and English though the English wasn’t always that easy to follow The cave is spectacular and worth the trip

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a boat tour from the Alghero Old Town. The boat was very busy, but it was a simple crossing to the caves. We were a little nervous on arrival - there were a LOT of people queuing to get in - there boat...More

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly the beauty of these caves was heavily outweighed by the sheer volume of people crammed in there, giving it the ambience of an inner-city supermarket at rush hour. It's one long queue before during and after. We had no autonomy and the 600 steps...More

2  Thank Westwood77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the boat from alghero which was very pleasant. Note the boats cannot operate if there is a strong breeze as it hinders disembarkation at the caves. The caves were fabulous if somewhat chaotic. The tour guide only spoke Italian which was a bit...More

1  Thank Jenster30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found our trip to the the grotto a bit soulless and overcrowded. Having visited other similar caves on other countries this experience was decidedly poor and chaotic with everyone being churned in and out of the cave we were on a human conveyer belt....More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was unprepared for how huge and extensive the caves were. It takes about 20 minutes to walk through them, although it can take longer depending on how many people are in front of you and whether they hold up the queue by stopping for...More

Thank juliebM3303ZG
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Be there as early as possible to avoid a parking problem. It is getting very crowded fast. We were there 9.15 and it was just in time (5 min. walk) otherwise you need to walk very far. The cave is stunning but the tour is...More

Thank Ewa K
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The drive up to the entrance along the very scenic route is another good reason to visit Grotto di Nettuno! Amazing views of the bay at every turn. Then the (quite long) descent to the cave along the stairs is the next good reason to...More

Thank diaber
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We came by bus, having arouns 15 minutes to by tickets before the next group on the hour. The line was really short, maybe 5 couples/families in front of us and 3 after us. When we were next in line, an employee came and said...More

Thank Laurynas L
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You can get here by boat or walk down steps from Capo Caccia. Well worth a visit but make sure you time it right or lots of waiting around in queues. Tours go every hour from 9am. Early morning or later afternoon best times in...More

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