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Piazzale Anelli, 70013 Castellana Grotte, Italy
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All reviews white cave long tour english tour hour tour take photos longer tour cave system amazing caves well worth a visit long walk stalactites and stalagmites two hours ticket office be careful rock formations grotte di natural wonder
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

we went to visit the caves and they were very impressive. We took the longer visit and it is certainly worth it. We went back to see "L'inferno nelle grotte" ( hell in the cave ) which was a night show based on Dante's inferno....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Perry G
Reviewed 21 January 2019

We turned up to the Grotte and booked a tour (1.5 hours, easy walking). The tour guide realised that the majority of the group (only 15 or of us) were English speaking, and so happily switched between English and Italian. She told us that during...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dansD8056JZ
Reviewed 30 December 2018

The white stalactites, stalagmites and curtains of Castellana Grotto were spectacular. If you speak Italian, there is a 1.5 hour tour. if you speak English, check their website or ask at the ticket box when the English tours (1 hour) occur. Either way, even without...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cassie T
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

The caves were absolutely magnificent. Shame we couldn't take pictures inside the deeper caves. Amazing all the same. The guide was great giving us a lots of information.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DanielaD2112
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

What a huge cave and underground formation. Be careful when going down, the stairs is slippery, but you will have a magnificent view when you reach the bottom of the long stairs. The light which shines in from the top hole of the cave gives...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christer C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The caves are incredible. The tour lasts about half an hour. There is enough lighting to help you navigate but it is slippery down there so be careful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Frank C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is well worth seeing. the guide was knowledgeable and pointed out some interesting formations or colours that gave a part of the cavern its nickname. It really is worth taking the long route because the final cavern is the best example I have seen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Any photograph will not do these caves justice. Take the long route, because the last cave is by far the most extraordinary and it is not that far and not that difficult a walk, and there is a lot of stopping so there is plenty...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AliceBandB
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We really enjoyed the long tour around the caverns that included all the top highlights in the cavern. Sadly, we do not speak Italian, and the long tour guiding was available only in Italian. If you like natural wonders, do not miss this one. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 559laurena
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This place is really a bit of a gem for anyone touring around Puglia. Only miss out if you are a bit claustrophobic. Otherwise take the tour, enjoy the information given by our guide and marvel at the sheer "grandeur" of this place.Well worth the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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15 September 2018|
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Response from Dfamily999 | Reviewed this property |
would go for trainers or similar. Not to cold but would probably take a jumper..
Lindy M
10 August 2018|
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Response from savvy2olympia | Reviewed this property |
Don't need hiking shoes. A lady on our tour had high heels- who goes in a cave with high heels on? We took the short tour-not worth it (read our review).
Wendy R
26 April 2018|
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