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Incredible! Biggest cave in world accesable easily to public

Choice of mind blowing visits, standard, where you emerge from a tunnel into a space that would... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
alastair s
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Mauleon
Incredible tour of largest cavity open to the public in the world

This was an extraordinary experience. Although I am troubled by claustrophobia I not only managed... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
2hermes
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Choice of mind blowing visits, standard, where you emerge from a tunnel into a space that would swallow St Paul’s cathedral, advanced, where you wear a harness, hard hat and acetylene head flame and climb up , inside the cave to another smaller cave. Literally,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank alastair s
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This was an extraordinary experience. Although I am troubled by claustrophobia I not only managed the 800 metre tunnel to reach the grotto, but I was almost overwhelmed with the immensity of this natural phenomenon. You stand inside a mountain with a temperature of around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great tour. The guide is very knowledgeable & helpful. The grotte is amazing, can't believe it isn't more well-known...

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Tina-Charlot
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We did this by a chilly day. The long walk in the tunnel is already an experience as you are inside the mountain. Once inside it is pretty hard to really realize how big it is as it is so huge. But the statues and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

My Dad and I visited and loved it! We took the shortest tour not knowing what to expect and it was well worth it! The guides are climbers themselves and their knowledge and passion for the place shines through. If you would like a guide...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the cave this afternoon and loved the experience. The salle is huge, its size would be quite impossible to grasp without a few tips and our guide's expertise and passion for La Verna. The lighting is perfect, perfectly orchestrated so that you can...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Cave has a very impressive opening. Trip to the cave takes about 20 minutes down winding roads. Once you reach the point of entry, they provide jackets and helmets. There are various tours. We took part in 1 hour tour with our 7 year old....More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank calejandra
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Wow, we were impressed! By the wind in the tunnel, by the temperature in the cave (6°) and by the amazing treasure that the nature offered us! The guide was perfect, he was able to reply to any question, he knew what he was talking...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Davidukas13
Reviewed 4 February 2016

And for cavers, worthwhile. But I found the most amazing thing the small-bus ride up to the entrance. Of course the driver does it at least once a day, but that "road" is a goat track! The cave itself is immense - le tour Eiffel...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 12 October 2015

A great way to spend a rainy (or any) afternoon. These caves are incredible - the largest show cave open to the public. And the system is still being explored!Recommend warm clothing. The guide is very knowledgeable and passionate and speaks English French and Spanish.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank TheTextualHealer
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