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Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta

Contrada Muraglione 18/20, 84030 Pertosa, Italy
+39 0975 397037
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Brilliant caves

Guide did not speak any English (the only negative aspect) but apart from that this was a great... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Nigel F
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London, United Kingdom
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Beautiful and stunning

I visited with my girlfriend and her family in April 2017, and it was a pleasant surprise. The... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
DanielJGordon
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Grotta turistica aperta al pubblico dal 1932. Unica in Italia con un fiume navigabile che custodisce i resti di un villaggio palafitticolo risalente al Medio Bronzo. Due i percorsi guidata, da 1 ora e da 1 ora e 40 minuti. Temperatura interna media di 16° costante tutto l'anno, con un tasso di umidità piuttosto elevato. Preferibile la prenotazione.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (6 reviews)
“walking tour” (3 reviews)
“tour guide” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Contrada Muraglione 18/20, 84030 Pertosa, Italy
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Guide did not speak any English (the only negative aspect) but apart from that this was a great cave visit. Lots of cool flow stone features. Enjoyed it.

Thank Nigel F
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I visited with my girlfriend and her family in April 2017, and it was a pleasant surprise. The actual caves are somewhat difficult to reach via the roads; at the time there were roadworks with little signposting, which would prove difficult to navigate if you...More

Thank DanielJGordon
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I spent 1.5 hours driving around and trying to find a way to visit. We aimed at 15:00 but missed it and tried to make 17:00 until we gave up.

Thank Oksana Z
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place to go on a rainy day or to cool off on a hot summer day. The cave is quite long and well lit with a new LED system. A lot of different chambers, all very beautiful to see and a nice...More

Thank Morgernstern
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place was stunning. I was here 10 years ago and the atmosphere was completely different. The old lighting system was terrible (it has damaged the stones because the musk) but the new LED lighting system is amazing and it gives a breath-taking scene. The...More

Thank winex2016
Anna D, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you!!!!

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Caves are truly amazing. Huge. Boat trip is stunning. However, I would take the cheapest and quickest tour unless you they have an English version if you don't speak Italian. 100 minutes was VERY long when you don't. Check on the website. We made the...More

Thank Elayneedge
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The underground caves and waterway were fascinating to see. There are several tour options from the "Tourist" tour which we did. This takes about an hour and includes a boat ride down part of the caves. There are several other options that take longer and...More

1  Thank Jimmuswell
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We did this tour through the USO and we had a great time! The staff at the cave were very friendly. I disagree with the previous reviews about it being dirty and littered! The caves were extremely well maintained and gorgeous. The boat ride was...More

Thank Katy N
Reviewed 31 July 2016

16 °C in the hot summer heat was a cool bonus of this trip :) Guide is a great guy, but 100 Italian words had only 10 English equivalent in translation :) Other languages are not supported. Pay attention to the schedule (see att.)! Recommend...More

2  Thank Alexey B
Anna D, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you very much, we are glad you appreciated our Caves. Guided tour in English, German, Spanish and French are provided for groups upon request. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 16 June 2016

This place was stunning. It cost us 15€ per person to get in, and you can only enter with a tour guide (which is provided by the park, but there are scheduled times that the groups depart). Our tour was 90 minutes, which I thought...More

4  Thank PrinceAndrew
Anna D, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Thank you very much for your detailed review. We are glad you appreciated our Caves. Hope to see you again.

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Iskander K
7 April 2017|
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Response from Anna D | Property representative |
You can get to the caves by train or by bus, but only to Polla. There it will be someone that can pick up you: tell this when you book your visit by mail or by telephone.
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renzojulie
7 March 2015|
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Response from Fondazione M | Property representative |
Hi, you can book by mail or calling.
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