Grotte di Val de’ Varri


Useful Information

Location:  
Open:  
Fee:  
Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=1,800m
Guided tours:  
Photography: Allowed
Accessibility: Not accessible
Bibliography:  
Address: Grotte di Val de’ Varri, Via Monte Carparo 1, 02024 Pescorocchiano, Tel: +39-340-494-9628, Tel: +39 0746 338270, Tel: +39 347 4563076. E-mail:
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History

1929 first exploration.
2003 opened to the public.

Description

The Grotte di Val de’ Varri is a rather young show cave, inaugurated only in 2003. It is the huge swallow hole of the rain water from the plateau , which first forms a gorge named Pontella, then enters the cave.

The left side passage was the place were numerous archaeological remains were found. They included fragments made of ceramic, flint, metal and bones.