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Grotta Gigante, Sgonico

Categories: Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
The largest naturally occurring cavern in Europe, Grotta Gigante was discovered in 1840 during a search for underground water sources for the town’s aqueduct. Take a tour, available in Italian or English, and head down the 500 steps, past ancient stalactites and stalagmites, stopping to take in the views. After the tour, visit the nearby museum of speleology to learn more about the formation of the caves and see some interesting geological and paleontological finds, as well as a poster collection depicting the cave. To visit Grotta Gigante on your trip to Sgonico, use our Sgonico trip builder.
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  • Surely it is to visit an unforgettable experience indeed. Great staff and friendly, so many thanks!
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  • Unique cave, not far from Trieste 10 km, easy to reach by car and by bus # 42, the visit is 12 euros with specialized guides for 1 hour, that take visitors to a path of 850 meters .1000 steps to descend 100 m below the Earth's surface, I have to say that my head was spinning a little but otherwise I have struggled. Pleasant temperature .11 degrees throughout the year, good experience
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  • Impact is the place we have no doubt. That is not suitable for children under 3 year same! Although we asked the guide if the tour was suitable for small children and there had been said yes I can assure you that this is not the case. too demanding for them. Do a star driving too harsh and a little addictive.
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  • Cool caves. Try call in advance to book and reserve yourself a slot
  • Nice place. Huge cave. The visit is usually 30-40 minutes
  • Simply the largest cave in the world! The visit is so impressive, with all those lights it seems a society of dwarfs in fantasy film. There are 500 steps down and 500 up, but they aren't strenuous. The temperature is constantly 11 degrees, so cover up! Inside a couple of scientific experiments to record Earth's crust movements.
  • Was a great tour, very informative. And the temp was great as was only 11 degrees with it being 35 outside. I recommend. And yes you are allowed to take photos.
  • Absolutely amazing views! But don't touch anything you get told off!
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