Grotto of Castello Tesino

The grottos of Castello Tesino are located in the savage ravine between the mounts Monte Agaro and Monte Coppolo and were discovered in 1926

Grotto of Castello Tesino

The Caves of Castello Tesino can be found in the canyon dag by the water between the Monte Agaro and the Monte Coppolo. They were discovered in 1926 by Mr Da Rugna from San Donato. They develop for about 400 metres and their full exploration has not been completed yet. 

The caves are carsic: the flowing water is rich in carbon acid, which interacts chemically and physically with the calcareous rocks, dolomites rocks of the Retico and it dag the cave, also contributing to the creation of a fabulous landscape, throughout the millennia, with stalactites and stalagmites, with thousands of colours and shapes.

The cave can be visited only with a guide and on reservation within 6 p.m. of the previous day.
Tel.  +39 0461.727730.

The internal temperature of the cave is 8 degrees.
Participants must reach the entrance of the cave with autonomous transport.

This activity is suitable for kids over 6

Point of departure and arrival: meeting point Castello Tesino Tourist Board - Via Dante 10.
Starting Point Prati Magri (about 6 km), to reach by own car.

The activity lasts about 3 - 3.5 hours: After 6 km to go by car, the walk begins on an easy descending path, lasting about 40 minutes. The internal guided tour lasts about 1.5 hours. The returning path is ascending and it lasts about 1 hour.

Trekking gear is mandatory: walking boots, windbreaker and backpack