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Lovely spot worth of visit when in Gaeta

Grotta del Turco it is a grotto which ends directly in the sea and where the waves create... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Ülle T
Rome, Italy
Not scary unless down near the water

After the look around at the Montagna Spaccata it is a must to wonder at the the picturesque hiding... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Magical place! Just wondering how nature can create it all ! Unfortunately there were no guides or explanations to understand everything, so we read about it at the hotel )) “ must visit “ in my Gaeta list for ever !

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Viki I
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is such a beautiful place, with the most astonishing views. It is off the beaten path and you will not find international travellers there. Gaeta is the place where the word PIZZA was first documented to be used. The true Italian pizza and Italian...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

According to the local folklore, the mountain that hosts this grotto split in two when Christ died on the cross. Centuries later, a Turk visited this site and when told the story, he laughed it off saying that if the story was true, the rock...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Grotta del Turco it is a grotto which ends directly in the sea and where the waves create atmospheric effects of light. It is a picturesque hiding place of the ancient pirates. If you walk down with sunny weather a staircase with about 300 steps...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ülle T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

an amazing place you stand on a platform of the cliff to look through the rocks would not have missed it although it only takes a few minutes

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sidecarruss
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

You can no longer walk down to the bottom of the grotto. Basically it's two sets of stairs down to see it though you can see there are more stairs that would bring you to the bottom. There's a door that is locked that blocks...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Isa C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

After the look around at the Montagna Spaccata it is a must to wonder at the the picturesque hiding place of the ancient pirates

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Aromdee
Reviewed 22 November 2016

If you visit the Sanctuary of Montagna Spaccata, do not miss visiting this grotto which ends directly in the sea and where the waves create great light effects. Igt is however unfortunate that you cannot descend (a total of 300 steps) all the way down...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The history and the work which was put into this development is beyond morden times understanding, how it was done?

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank pallansson
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a place! Nature has the amazing ability to shape the world around us in magnificent ways. This is one of them. Enjoy it!

Date of experience: October 2016
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27 April 2018|
Response from adntar | Reviewed this property |
Not really, not that I know of.
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Response from Ülle T | Reviewed this property |
Hello! As I see you are from the UK I would say if the wather is nice (and it has been so far), you can even take sun this period of the year during the midday in the beach. The Grotta does not have the beatch, it is on the... More
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