Frasassi Hiking Trip


Frasassi Hiking Trip

Date: Saturday, October 29th- Sunday 30th
Price: €140
Deadline to sign-up and pay is by Friday, October 7th 5:00pm

The Frasassi Caves are one of the most beautiful sights in the whole Italian territory.

Considered the largest hypogeal complex in Europe, these Caves are characterized by a set of underground paths of the length of about 30 km, divided into 8 different geological layers.

Notes to the stalactites and stalagmites, secular limestone concentrations , from the most different forms, the Frasassi Caves are a popular destination for all cave lovers and nature lovers.

The caves are open to the public for only 1.5 of the total 30km, within the temperature never exceeds 14 ° C.

The Frasassi are managed by Frasassi Consortium, established in 1972 by the collaboration between the province of Ancona and the municipality of Genga, the purpose is to safeguard and enhance this natural site.

After the Caves we will visit the Valadier’s Temple, a church of Genga, which Pope Leo XII built in 1828, on the basis of a draft drawn by the architect Giuseppe Valadier. The church, has a octagon shape plant, a domed roof covered with lead sheets and is placed in a cave. It was built in travertine obtained from a quarry which is located upstream of the cave.

Inside the temple is located a copy of the marble statue of the Madonna and Child, by Antonio Canova. The real one is kept inside the “Museo di Arte Sacra” di Genga.

What’s included? 

- Round-trip private coach bus service
- Guided tour to the caves
- Insurance

- 1 night at B&B
- 2 lunches / 1 dinner

- Visit to Valadier’s Temple
- Helpful and knowledgeable group leaders!

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