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Grotta del Genovese

Isola di Levanzo, Sicily, Italy
+39 339 741 8800
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Palaeolithic drawings which left me feeling just as old!

We were supposed to reach the cave by boat but sadly the sea was not calm enough. So the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Marco_the_Maltabus
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Great Nature Hike

You can get to Grotta del Genovese from two directions. One is to go straight up hill from the... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Kcdc2006
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Isola di Levanzo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 339 741 8800
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We were supposed to reach the cave by boat but sadly the sea was not calm enough. So the alternative was a pleasant jeep ride up the hill instead of the boat. I am glad I had no idea what was to follow! Levanzo is...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

You can get to Grotta del Genovese from two directions. One is to go straight up hill from the harbour (steep hike at the beginning) the second is to go left from the harbour and walk by the sea. I took the second route and...More

Thank Kcdc2006
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

What a lovely experience to visit this unique grotta! Natale and his wife explained very thoroughly! It's worth visiting! We went on the Jeep, it was super fun. Love this island and will be back! Love from Malta

Thank Pink01Malta
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the Genovese grotto during my holidays in the Egadi islands. Really interesting visit. It takes almost 2 hours and it's well organised. You can see engraving, graffiti, and prehistoric paintings. Easy to book.

1  Thank 122Rica
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This cave is really nice, I strongly recommend during the summer period to reach it by the sea, there are some organized tours in Levanzo,

Thank Corrado R
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

All the people involved in the tour organization are extremely kind starting from the receptionist, phone answered, ticket seller, through the guide Nicola, without forgetting the nice off-road drivers. You can either reach the place by off-road car or by boat (extremely subject even to...More

Thank Giuseppe G
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

While my wife and I had visited Sicily some years ago, we did not get out to the Egadi Islands. On this visit we had the whole family of 9 and decided to book 3 nights on Favignana. A major objective was to try to...More

Thank salgood
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

Very interesting place if you visit this island you need to visit the Grotta as its a must you will no be disappointed

Thank Graham186314
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Went to see the cave with the prehistoric drawings and carvings, the tiny island community is also very interesting. looks like most tourists that get here are Italians, we were the only English speaking couple, out of about 25 visiting that day. Making reservations was...More

Thank NoPlaceLkeHome
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Reviewed 7 February 2015

This is a must do if you are on the island of Levanzo. It is easy to get a boat out to the other side of the island and a guide will take you into the cave. The tour isn't very expensive.

1  Thank FrangipanniBrisbane
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NoPlaceLkeHome
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Response from paolo m | Reviewed this property |
the cost varies if you go by boat or by car 4x4 it goes from 22,00 europer pax upwards if the sea is not rough suggest u go by boat, the cliffs and the view is superb, else u can go by car and ask the driver to drop at the... More
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