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Xerri's Grotto

Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2755 2733
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This is not to be missed. The steps leading down are narrow and winding, building up to a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Xghajra, Malta
Small cave under a house

This is Ok for 15 mins for something different to do and to escape the sun. Friendly enough lady... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2755 2733

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not to be missed. The steps leading down are narrow and winding, building up to a wonderful sight. Our guide was very informative and took time to show the grotto at it's best.

Thank fidomum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is Ok for 15 mins for something different to do and to escape the sun. Friendly enough lady who let us in and we were left on our own down the cave. Reasonably interesting but very small and all can be done in less...More

Thank cgaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 1923 the owners granddad was digging through solid limestone seeking a private water supply when he suddenly entered a natural chamber containing stalactites, stalagmites and flowstone curtains! The main passage loops around about 50m and back to the foot of the spiral staircase. Very...More

Thank revdarthur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Xerri’s Grotto is an underground cave in the village of Xaghra, Gozo. This cave was discovered in 1923 underneath a house. During the Second World War the caves were used as a shelter from air- raids. Today the cave is illuminated by electric lights and...More

Thank Kristina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this interesting cave while looking for something to do as we were tired of sitting on a hot beach in the midday sun. The grotto is under a private house, on arrival there was a note on the door saying a tour was...More

Thank RBezzoli
Reviewed 15 October 2017

An interesting diversion really sums up this attraction. Arriving at a gate at someone's house you are shown into an underground cavern that was discovered whilst digging a well. Some interesting rock and stalagtite/stalagmite formationsthat are pointed out by the guide. A pleasant 15 minutes...More

Thank Clifford M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting little place to visit. During the tour they explained how the grotto was discovered. The tour guide was a bit odd and emotionless. Only 2.50 euros per person

Thank mahjongalong
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This could so easily be overlooked. An amazing little grotto owned and run by a local family - part of their history. Two wonderful teenagers showed us around and we thoroughly enjoyed the short tour. You won't need more than 20 minutes or so put...More

Thank haggis07
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We rang the doorbell then a dear little old lady opened the door and led us down the steep stair case only around 37 steps. Then had a little 15 minute tour around this wonderful little cave underneath this house. She told us about the...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a very unusual Grotto to visit. First of all it is situated under a private house. It was accidentally found while digging for a well.To join the tour you have to ring the door bell and one of the family will open the...More

Thank Anna Maria Z
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