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Grotta Gigante, Italy

cover photo by Fabio Rusticelli  

Location added by Serena Fregonese

 The information about this location have been automatically translated with Microsoft Translator.

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Coordinates : 45.709573, 13.764556 (Open in Google Maps)

Subjects : And 'the tourist cave containing the largest natural area in the world. Karst cave with numerous formations such as stalactites and stalagmites, the highest of 12 m. The difference in height of the tourist route is 101.1 m, articulated in 1000 steps (500 downhill and as many uphill), while the cave is large me high 167.60 m 76.30 in his maximum points.

Recommended equipment : not granted tripod normally (you must request prior authorization). Flash granted. Recommended wide-angle lens or a handyman.

Best months : The conditions of 11 ° C in temperature and humidity to 96% make it open in the same way at any moment of opening during the year.

How to get there : For those coming from the A4 motorway: "Sgonico" exit if coming from Venice / Udine: "Prosecco" exit for those coming from Trieste / Ljubljana. After the exit follow the signs for the "Grotta Gigante". WGS84 coordinates: 45 ° 42'35.6249 "N; 13 ° 45'52.3286" And. Address: Borgo Grotta Gigante 42 / a, municipality of Sgonico, province of Trieste. By car from Trieste: Trieste city center take via Coroneo until the end, then turn on via Fabio Severo and continue for a few kilometers until the junction for Strada per Basovizza, there take Strada Nuova per Opicina. At the roundabout before the Opicina center, take the third exit towards "Sgonico". The "Centro Lanza" turn left and follow the signs to the "Grotta Gigante". By bus from Trieste: bus n. 42 departing from Piazza Oberdan. Stop Borgo Grotta Gigante. Timetables are available on the website: www.triestetrasporti.it. Nearest Airport: Airport Friuli Venzia Giulia - Ronchi of the Legionaries http: //www.aeroporto.fvg.itStazione the next train Trieste Central, 10 km (bus number 42)

Visits : Open all year. Closed on Mondays from September to June; January 1st; 25th December. July and August open every day, Monday compreso.C'è to pay an entrance fee (the site shows all any possible reductions applicable), including the guided tour, which lasts about an hour.

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