Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, Pertosa

#2 of 19 in Nature in Province of Salerno
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
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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  • 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!  more »
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