Grotta Grande del Vento (the Big Wind Cave), visiting Sala dei Giganti (Giants'
Hall), discovering the crystallised Lake and admiring tiny stalagmites that form
Sala delle Candeline (the Candle Hall) is like being catapulted in another
In those large majestic caves stalactite and stalagmite formations create the
most fantastic and unimaginable forms. No other environment deserves defining a
landscape designed by nature more than this one.
As a matter of fact, all that succeeding of caves and figures to which various
names from the folk fantasy have been attributed according to images they evoke,
is an authentically surprising fruit of the work of time.
gift that here, in Frasassi, has become a patrimony of humanity accessible to
all. There is no tourist in the Marches who does not reserve a stage of his/hers
vacation to Grotte.
the opening, dating back to the 1st September 1974, the number of
sites possible to see has been enlarged and today the tourist itinerary
comfortably prolongs to approximately 600 metres.
trip starting from Grotta Grande del Vento and from Abisso Ancona (Abyss), the
first part of the cave that explorers discovered, representing one of the
biggest subterranean cavities in Europe and in the world.
not only majestic spectacle characterises the karstic phenomenon of Frasassi.
Innumerable multiform formations cause the feeling of hanging in the air,
multiplied by the effect of the water of lakes reflecting the finest stalactites
that hang from the ceiling, resembling crystal hair.
will feel an urge to enter those caves, to trespass upon the allowed itineraries
in order to be wrapped in colours, from yellow to white, to blue of those
the paths and the labyrinth of subterranean rooms are more than thirteen
kilometres long, but only especially equipped spelaeologists can explore the
whole of this fantastic subterranean world.
you must not miss the itinerary open to public, the one that everyone should see
at least once in the life.
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