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Grotte di Castelcivita

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A must do! Loved the peace and quiet.

The best caves we have visited. Entrance is 10 Euro plus 2 Euro for parking and another 2 Euro for... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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Cool (interesting) and Cool (not hot)!

This was a very interesting visit. The cave is very long; the tourist tour takes about an hour as... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Montreal, Canada
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Piazzale Nicola Zonzi | Castelcivita, 84020 Castelcivita, Italy
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The best caves we have visited. Entrance is 10 Euro plus 2 Euro for parking and another 2 Euro for an audio guide. There were only 6 in our group and we were all spellbound from the start. The tourist trip takes an hour and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting visit. The cave is very long; the tourist tour takes about an hour as there are various « rooms » to see, and different types of stalactites and stalagmites formations. The tour guide speaks only italian, so make sure to rent an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Wish we could have done the longer one! Beautiful formations and not super touristy and commercial. They have audio tours in different languages and so we tagged along behind the Italians and were perfectly happy. :)

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

The caves of Castelcivita are stunning and a rare find! The tour does not take too long and the climb is not strenuous. The tour was in English, Italian and German while I was there, and I believe they provide a translator for all languages....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank liznyls
Reviewed 6 April 2018

After running the Agropoli Half Marathon again, a visit to the grotto is now must visit for me. It's an under-world unto itself filled with jaw-dropping formations that are thousands of years old. Learn something new with each visit --- geographic experts found signs of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I was not sure what to expect from the caves of Castelcivita. We drove up from Paestum taking in the wonderful views and countryside and the 8 hair pin turns! We arrived slightly late for the 10.30 tour however the ticket lady very kindly asked...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Peter A
Reviewed 11 September 2017

we went on a very hot day. the caves are cool and fresh. which was a nice change of the heat outside. unfortunately when buying the tickets, we were not informed that the tour would be in Italian only. And that you specifically needed to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Salima K
Reviewed 22 July 2017

So glad that we decided to visit this cave and not a few of the others in the region. These caves are massive and each room has a completely varied environment than the last. The audio guide in english was very informative. The tour guide...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This a very long grotto/grotte and there are three levels of visit, starting at the one hour tourist tour, to a longer more serious walker tour (over two hours) through to expert spelunker tour that goes the whole length of the grotte. The tourist tour...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Keely M
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This hour long tour was well worth the trip. Michele was an excellent and courteous guide who speaks English and Spanish fluently and has a great sense of humor! We were not able to eat in the location's restaurant because it was closed today but...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Keely M | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately not. Even the short route has a number of steps and the tour can be crowded.
31 October 2015|
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Response from Salima K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think you can reach it by bus. I cannot recollect seeing any buses or bus stops in that area. Nothing is mentioned on thei website either. You can drop them an e-mail and ask. Maybe you can book a seat on a... More