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Grotta del Vento

Opens in 3 min: 10:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 19:00

Grotta del Vento
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Situated in one of the wildest areas of the Alpi Apuane Natural Park, in the province of Lucca, the Grotta del Vento offers its visitors a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the underground world. There are 3 tourist routes.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Loc. Grotta del Vento,1, 55020 Fornovolasco, Italy
+39 0583 722024
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 July 2015

While the Grotta del Vento offers 1,2 and 3 hour tours of the cave, my girlfriend and I chose the Short Adventure Tour to bring a little more excitement into the experience. While the normal tours offer you a great experience seeing and learning about...More

3  Thank Mike F
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Grotto del Vento has some fantastic formations inside. We paid for the 3 hour trip. There were a total of 42 in our group - this was far too many. We were told to walk at the back of the group as it was a...More

2  Thank kathy354
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An interesting place and well worth a visit. The caves were fascinating and we had a an excellent local guide with a very strong Scottish accent (we also learned all about the connections between Barga and Scotland, but that's another story!) We took the 1...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We weren’t going to go here due to lack of time. But. Then we found the time. And I’m glad we did. Came here on a quiet September Thursday. Half expecting it to be closed (which it definitely wasn’t). But we were lucky to get...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

I was a little put off by some people describing the road to get to the caves as requiring nerves of steel. But truth be told it wasn't too bad. The road is narrow in a few places, but there are places to pass and...More

1  Thank Paul O
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We have visited grotto Del Vento several times over the last decade, and this time we did the three hour tour. I highly recommend it – we had a private tour in effect for the first hour and saw new parts of the cave which...More

2  Thank SFMarian
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I've been to lots of caves in different places and this one is ok. The tour is one hour but mostly because the guide takes lots of time explaining in Italian. We had a tour in our own language and had to wait for the...More

1  Thank filu81
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The road to the cave is a hell, narrow to the max. But beautiful. The scenery around is gorgeous. The cave is interesting and there are pretty villages to the way and back.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

It was difficult to find (lack of good map in leaflet, not much local signage, plus the Apple Map directions took us to a completely incorrect location on the wrong side of the mountain) but when we made it - the sights were stunning and...More

Thank KR P
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Beautiful caves! We did the 1 hour tour, which was enough time to see it. However be weary of the roads to get there, they are tricky. Maria gave us our own tour in English- she is very knowledgeable and very funny! We had a...More

1  Thank Lrs283
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We really enjoyed our visit in the Wind Cave. The guide was knowledgeable and it was worth the relatively high entry fee. We learned many interesting things about the caves history, its health benefits, its exploration, etc. The experiment when we experienced total darkness was...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Took a detour from our walking holiday in Tuscany. The drive up to and down from the caves is very exciting / nerve racking, depending on your outlook. A fascinating centre outside the Cave, with all the usual stone samples, and information re-its discovery and...More

Thank Alan R
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
I've been twice and only seen cars, no busses.