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Optional tour to Grotte Castellana (Alberobello Loop Ride)

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Visiting the Grotte Castellana.: this is an optional addition to the Alberobello, circular tour. Starting and returning to Putignano, this is a recognized cycle route with lots of signs

easy
4.8 km
0:19 h
18 m
56 m

The Grotte Castellana are a fantastic selection of caves and are the area’s biggest tourist attraction. This route keeps you off the main roads but delivers you right to the entrance and back to your original route.

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Cheryl Hunniset
Updated: July 26, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
370 m
Lowest point
314 m
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Tips, hints and links

The shortest tour is about an hour, do check with the website first as opening times are very limited.

http://www.grottedicastellana.it/en/

The tours are also in English and German at selected times, you may need to book. There are cafes & restaurants there

Start

Just outside Putignano, at the start of Via Don Primo Maazolari by the junction of the SP237 and Viale Cristoforo Colombo. (366 m)
Coordinates:
DD
40.852699, 17.126996
DMS
40°51'09.7"N 17°07'37.2"E
UTM
33T 679287 4524582
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Destination

Grotte Castellana

Turn-by-turn directions

0km - Continue on Via Don Primo Maazolari to the end of the road.

 

430m – TURN LEFT and after 150m, TURN RIGHT (first turning)

 

690m – Cross the railway line and then immediately TURN RIGHT.

 

2.2km – BEAR LEFT on the same road. Continue to the end of the road.

 

3.9km – TURN RIGHT, after 800m pass the tall tower advertising Grotte Castellano, keep BEARING LEFT to reach the entrance

 

4.8km This route finishes at the carpark in front of the entrance to the Grotte.

 

Reverse the route to return to the outskirts of Putignano

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Coordinates

DD
40.852699, 17.126996
DMS
40°51'09.7"N 17°07'37.2"E
UTM
33T 679287 4524582
w3w 
///defamed.pivots.undercover
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.8 km
Duration
0:19h
Ascent
18 m
Descent
56 m

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