Grotta Zinzulusa, Castro

3.9
Get adventurous at Grotta Zinzulusa, a karst cave between Santa Cesarea Terme and Castro Marina. Explore the cave on foot or arrive by boat, then jump in for a swim in the crystal-clear water. Many archaeological finds have been made inside the cave, including the remains of hippopotamuses, horses, rhinoceroses, elephants, and bears, as well as Neolithic and Eneolithic earthenware. English-speaking guides are often available for this tour. Put Grotta Zinzulusa on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Castro trip itinerary builder.
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  • we stopped here for 1 course lunch of pasta a Vongole - pasta with clams really enjoyable and value for money. Local wine in carafe very good too  more »
  • Besides the Grotta being so great the point is that was a rainny day! The tour takes around one hour and you can go on a quick guided tour.  more »
  • As I read the posts about this famous sightseeing place to visit, I was kind of discouraged to go. It was one single raining day so we took our chance and must say I am glad we did!!!! The cave is...  more »
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  • Impressive caves! You can visit anytime (during the day) with barely any wait. Visit lasts about 30 minutes and is guided. Entrance fees is 6 euro, which is definitely worth spending!
  • Really nice cave, around 500 meter was the trip. The lady told many nice details about the caves. Good price and a nice place to visit for your holiday.
  • Wow, what a place! You need to come here if you in the Otranto area. Good starting point to enjoy amazing coastline road - SP358 and superb views. Take your swim shorts as there is a perfect spot downstairs to take a dip into Adriatic sea and swim surrounded by cliffs. The Grotta itself is longer than I thought, goes deep to underground (120-150m?). They also have boat trips that goes into Adriatic if you interested. Prepaid parking on blue painted bays or free on white ones - this rule applies in whole Puglia. Enjoy!✌️
  • nice small cave, and lovely diving spot with a swimming pool like ladder. Super safe for children as well as for parents and everyone
  • Beautiful cave... nice view

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