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Piazzale Anelli, 70013 Castellana Grotte, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the FSE train to Grotte di Castellana, remembering to alight at Grotte di Castellana, the second station rather than in the town of Castellana di Grotte. The latter would have required a long walk or additional transport. The FSE train in Bari Centrale...More

Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went there with my 6 years old son for the short one hour trip. The cave is look amazing and the guides are very professional and shared a lot of interesting knowledge about the cave. You don't need any special equipment or clothes for visit...More

Thank Irimie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are passionate about nature, it is worth seeing the largest cave system in Italy, especially as the first one has a natural opening, it is like a natural pantheon. The long English guided tour might be a bit boring sometimes, but at the...More

1  Thank militaru89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did the full trip with English language guide. Was good if not a little boring after a while, the White Cave at the end was somewhat of an anticlimax after all the build up. Otherwise was a pretty good trip

Thank boober01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being keen to enjoy the tour, I was entirely underwhelmed. Puglia has just so much to offer that this sight pales into insignificance especially compared to other Karst caves in say Lebanon or Slovenia. The tour was professional enough, access easy and minimal queuing....More

1  Thank Lynden K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read mixed reviews on this cave and almost wondered if we should skip it. Now I can’t even imagine why anyone would suggest not going here. This is absolutely - breathtakingly - beautiful. I’ve seen caves all over the world, and hands-down this is...More

1  Thank Roamin_Mt_Rushmore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had shorter visit because it was already 6 p.m. It was very nice guided tour. if you are near by, be sure to visit.

Thank Nikola B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been in several caves all over the world, but we were gobsmacked by the beauty of the Castellana caves. The white cave especially was a surprise. The English tour was good and we heard a lot of information. It is well worth visiting...More

Thank ColinIngrid
Reviewed 13 September 2018

I haven't visited caves as large as these before so I was impressed and pleased that we visited. If you want a tour in English, it is worth finding out before you go the times of these. Think the long tours in English are generally...More

1  Thank MrsDG
Reviewed 9 September 2018

First time I visited the caves it was about 50 years ago as a school excursion. I took the time to bring my family there and to watch the caves. I would suggest to take the longer trip, as they offer a short one and...More

1  Thank Angelo G
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LightPacker309955
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..
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Lindy M
9 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).
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Wendy R
25 April 2018|
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