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ITALIAN TOURIST CAVES ASSOCIATION

About us

Associazione Grotte Turistiche Italiane

A.G.T.I. is a hallmark.

Not all caves can join the Association. To be admitted they must possess specific requirements such as comfort and perfect practicability of the paths, which must be passable in conditions of absolute safety without the need for torches or special clothing; the efficiency and reliability of the electrical lighting system; the correctness of the information provided by the guides; the necessary precautions for the conservation of the environment; well-defined opening periods and times that guarantee the possibility of making visits on schedule.

Protection

A.G.T.I. is committed to the environmental protection of tourist equipped caves, karst sites, and the entire territory that surround them.

Promotion

A.G.T.I. deals with the promotion of an overall image of the tourist caves that stimulates in visitors an increasingly strong interest in the underground world.

Scientific dissemination

A.G.T.I. has always been organizing and promoting the enhancement and scientific dissemination of the fundamental aspects concerning underground and surface karst phenomena

1000000

Annual Visitors

1994

Founding Year

24

Associated Caves

12

Italian regions

A.G.T.I. PROMOTION

When visiting one of the associated A.G.T.I. caves, keep your entrance ticket! Present it at the box office of any associated cave and you will be entitled to a reduced entrance fee!
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ITALIA SOTTERRANEA PROMOTION

The agreement between A.G.T.I. and the Italia Sotterranea Association allows you to visit all the sites belonging to the two associations by taking advantage of the reduced rate simply by showing the entrance ticket of one of the others.

Breaking News from the Association

News and Events

Cave Science Pills: edizione online del corso per guide

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Cave Science Pills Due pillole a settimana per osservare,…

AGTI/SSI: alle Grotte di Frasassi la XII edizione del corso di formazione

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Il XII corso di formazione, organizzato in collaborazione e…

Giornate della Speleologia 2019

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Anche quest'anno l'Associazione Grotte Turistiche Italiane aderisce…