Grotta del Vento
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Cave system, nice family activity. TIP: is windy and 10° C (50° F) all year round, so get dressed properly.
Extraordinary caves to explore ... ideal to escape a baking summer day especially with a young family... but take an anorak!
Una delle grotte carsiche più importanti d' Europa - One of the most important cave in Europe
"Grotta Del Vento": a beautiful cave. Ticket is 9€ adults, 7€ kids. It's open all the year.
The Grotta del Vento is in the north of Tuscany, Garfagnana area, in the centre of Apuan Alps Park, an area rich in spectacular and interesting karst phenomena. Here the weather conditions have constantly dug, carved and modelled the limestone rock, creating impressive natural sculptures, such as…
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“In 1788 was built a fort, the Forte Lorense, to defend the marble shipments. It was an important defense point against pirate raids and it was also used as a deposit for the marble that came from the Apuane mountains and was destined to be shipped out to sea. Thus, the area began to be known as Forte dei Marmi (The Fortress of Marbles). ”
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“Go into the heart of a mountain to see where the whitest marble in the world is caved from. Learn about the history of the dangerous art of getting such a precious material while being in a unique setting.”
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