Explore the underground lakes and caves of Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta and follow the water routes that lie 900 m (3,000 ft) below the massif of the Alburnums. Enter by boat from the Negro River to a small landing, where you will be surrounded by the greatness of this cave's expanse and hear the roar of its waterfall. Follow paths through the many passages, tunnels, and caverns, and learn about the 35-million-year-old rock formations and columns that adorn this vast grotto. There are weekly reenactments here of Dante's "Inferno" (reservations mandatory). By using our Pertosa travel planner, you can arrange your visit to Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta and other attractions in Pertosa.
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Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta reviews
Beautiful views and spectacular scenarios you will discover in this cave. The "unknow"river allowed us to have a boat trip into the cave. It was a nice experience for adults and children...
Beautiful views and spectacular scenarios you will discover in this cave. The "unknow"river allowed us to have a boat trip into the cave. It was a nice experience for adults and children... more »
Impressive cave system, very well equipped and amazing guide Luciano. Definitely worth the trip if you are in Cilento. Remember to bring a sweater! Temperature in the cave is ~15C!
Impressive cave system, very well equipped and amazing guide Luciano. Definitely worth the trip if you are in Cilento. Remember to bring a sweater! Temperature in the cave is ~15C! more »
We were lucky and went there off-season. No waiting time, only 6 people in the cave. The cave itself is a fantastic experience. A long guided tour through a cave including a small boat trip on the underground river as well as one of the biggest (24 m high and 45 m wide) spaces inside. Highly recommended!
Half day visit to beautiful caves with waterfall and river. Great place to take the family with friendly staff. Take a jacket as the temperature can drop to around 16°C. English audio sets available. Toilet facilities and a small cafe shop on site. Note: I bought a large lave owl for 5€. The next day I saw the same owl in Pompeii which cost 15€. Really fair prices at this location.
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