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Grotte di Toirano

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bagpipe music in the cave

since long i wanted to visit the widely known caves of toirano. last summer i had the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2012
Varigotti, Italy
In the womb of mother earth

If you've never visited a grotto this is your best chance to start. The grotto of Toirano display... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2012
Amedeo B
Varazze, Italy
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The Toirano cave site is one of the main tourist attractions in Liguria and consists of the natural cavities of Basura and S. Lucia Inferiore. The Grotta della Basura (which means "witch"), discovered in 1950, is characterized by the presence of...more
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Via alle Grotte, 17055 Toirano, Italy
+39 0182 98062
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All reviews foot prints tour guide ticket office parking lot definitely worth a visit young children amazing rock formations walk up different areas whole group degrees celsius i've visited ambient temperature cave entrance nature bear
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

since long i wanted to visit the widely known caves of toirano. last summer i had the opportunity of listening to a beautiful concert of a ligurian group playing irish folk music (the birkin tree). it was awesome!

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank calvitour
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Nice caves but not the best in Italy. See these only if you have seen most of the others. Quite a bit of walking. It was raining the day we went so it was a bit of a break from being outside but not quite...More

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank countconti
Reviewed 22 September 2012

If you've never visited a grotto this is your best chance to start. The grotto of Toirano display some really amazing rock formations and will make your mind plunge beck to millions of years ago.

1  Thank Amedeo B
Reviewed 21 September 2012

visit is well organised with a guide, however she claimed not to speak English except to tell me off for touching a rock and useing flash. My guide book helped & you can get the flow of descriptions ( german girl translated for us )...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank taffglasgow
Reviewed 13 June 2012

I would say a valid alternative if wanted to stay away of the riviera area (so expensive, touristy oriented and artificial sometimes) These caves are located in the mountain area of Liguria so full of surprises and cute old towns and villages. Besides of the...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank Tualie
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Monotonous - Ok for the children - a few bear foot prints to watch - The same concerning bear bones

Date of experience: May 2012
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Reviewed 5 October 2008

We visited these caves in September 2008, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Although we couldn't understand the tourguide at all, she only spent a couple "long" times talking, while the bulk of the tour was walking through the enormous cave system. There's plenty to see and...More

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