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Grotta Zinzulusa

Litoranea 2km da Castro Marina, 73030 Castro, Italy
+39 0836 943812
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Litoranea 2km da Castro Marina, 73030 Castro, Italy
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I am genuinely baffled by the positive reviews for this rip off 'attraction'. There are very few stalactites/stalagmites and they are very uninteresting and dirty-coloured. Our guide didn't speak any English so we had the experience of standing around underground in almost complete darkness with...More

Thank UKExpatNewYork
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Grotta before and had an amazing trip. We went again with friends and I realised how much difference a good guide makes. We were rushed through, the guide spoke very little English and told us very little. Having been before...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Is great to visit the cave, really interesting and good experience. We been in september where 25C outside and a good temperature inside. You don't need any additional clothes for the short visit. Staff is bored and unmotivated don't expect anything from them but urge...More

Thank ifm05
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I thought the Grotto Zinzulusa tour was fascinating. You walk about 300 feet deeper into the grotto, always watching your step or ducking your head. The payoff at the end is superb, an opening called the cathedral. BUT, if you're the least bit claustrophobic, this...More

Thank AyeWander
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We've seen grottos, but this was pretty cool, even with an unintelligible ( to us) Italian guide. Worth a visit.

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great little visit. We visited in May, we were told that in the peak of summer they do tours of 80 people - personally I don't think I would enjoy it as much with that volume of people.

Thank Lovelda S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went to visit the cave and it was quite interesting. Recommend you go on a boat to see around it. Price was 6 EURO per adult.

Thank 'Katya V
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. So pure, so natural. With the sea, the rock, just perfect for a fresh walk into the earth :)

Thank elodie50a
Reviewed 16 July 2016

It's a big cave that is accessible from the sea facing side via a walk way. Prices are around €5 for an adult and the tour of the cave is guided (in Italian, although our guide spoke very good English). The cave is about 100...More

4  Thank Stentorian
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I LOVE CAVES thats why i also enjoyed this one.. even if you never been caving before i bet you will enjoy too.. beautiful view inside., and very nice boat trip provide also. worth to visit

1  Thank queensounti
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