How to reach Neptune’s cave, near Alghero

Neptune’s cave how to arrive

Why visit the Neptune’s cave? It would be enough to say that it’s one of the most beautiful places in Sardinia. You’ve probably already heard about it, and if you’re planning to have an holiday in Sardinia, you maybe want to go there and have a look. But you don’t know how to reach it.

 

The Neptune’s Cave

It consists in a series of caves and underground ambients which are about 4km long: an excite setting of stalactites, stalagmites and natural sculptures. And, suddenly, there’s a big salt lake, at the same level of the sea.

 

How to reach Neptune’s Cave

You can reach Neptune’s Cave in two ways: via sea or via street.

  • Via street. Starting from Capo Caccia square, in the homonymous city near Alghero, you have to go to l’Escala del Cabirol, that passes along Capo Caccia and ends at the entrance of the cave. There are some guided tours that starts from Capo Caccia square.
  • Via sea. Starting from Alghero, you have to have a ride in one of the private companies ferries that make excursions in the Neptune’s Cave.

 

Entry time and prices

  • From April to October, the Neptune’s Cave is open every day from 9am to 7pm
  • From November to March, the Neptune’s Cave is open every day from 10am to 3pm
  • The price of the ticket is 13 euros for adults, 7 euro for kids (3-12 yo), 9 euros per person if you’re with a group, 7 euros per person for middle school classes and 9 euros per person for the high school classes.

 

More information

If you want more information about how to reach and visit Neptune’s Cave, you have to ask the tourism information office of Alghero city.

 

Image source: Flickr.com/photos/silvia-m

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