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Grotta del Vento

Loc. Grotta del Vento,1, 55020 Fornovolasco, Italy
+39 0583 722024
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Not your average cave, would return in the future

Easy to reach location with sufficient parking outside, quite a big visitor center. We visited some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Johan V
Worth a visit

We been on both the 1 and 3 hour tours and would definitely recommend the lonhet one as you only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin B
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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hour tour” (19 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Loc. Grotta del Vento,1, 55020 Fornovolasco, Italy
+39 0583 722024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to reach location with sufficient parking outside, quite a big visitor center. We visited some other caves the days before and this one was the most impressive when it comes to what you imagine a cave system will be. There are 3 kinds of...More

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We been on both the 1 and 3 hour tours and would definitely recommend the lonhet one as you only get to the deepest parts of the cave in that one.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Been here twice ...it is a nice place with two picnic areas a shop and a bar( not nice) ...can choose between 3 different guided tours, we did the first which takes about an hour. Interesting place

Thank David S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I'd never seen anything more amazing in my life. We took the 2 hrs tour which was perfect for us. Very interesting but make sure you wear comfortable shoes with a good sole. And dress warmly, the humidity and chill can make anyone a little...More

Thank chantalemartel
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Caves are fascinating, we'll presented and very cool, literally with a constant temperature of 10 here's Celsius. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and witty and manage to entertaine the small crowd for the entire hour of the tour. Cost of €9 was good value.

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We took a drive up to the Grotta to have a different day out in Tuscany.The tours are tiomed for 1, 2 and 3 hours durations.We decided on the one hour and were glad we did.With 2 children the 1 hour tour gave us plenty...More

Thank 57heaven
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My husband took 3 of our teenagers to the 2 hour tour. The guide was English speaking so they had a great tour. Very interesting and beautiful. Steps down in the cave are not for the faint hearted but was cool for the kids. Take...More

1  Thank Rose L
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Really enjoyed the scenic drive up to the caves but were surprised that you are expected to pay for parking - we only wanted to do the one hour tour but the minimum parking is for three hours! There is a small shop and cafe...More

Thank PVWright
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The Grotto itself was interesting enough to be worth the trip, but the organization of the tours was a real disappointment. The group consisted of both Italians and foreigners, there was an Italian guide and all foreigners had recorded guided tours with headsets. The Italian...More

1  Thank Janus A
Reviewed 6 January 2016

It was really nice and interesting- we have taken 3hrs tour but as there were not many foreigners guide was speaking in itlaian only- and foreigners were given audioguides- which on every stopo was very boring because guide was tlaking for 15--20 minutes and our...More

Thank Magdalena P
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