Caves of Oliero Natural Park
The fantastic underwater world of water, carved into the rock and set between two majestic mountains: the Sette Comuni plateau and the Monte Grappa massif. Immersed in the nature of Valbrenta, you will live an unforgettable experience in what the famous writer George Sand called an earthly paradise....read more
Inside the complex of the Grotte di Oliero, four caves can be admired: the main one called the Covolo dei Veci and the Covolo dei Siori, which can be visited thanks to a small wooden boat that allows you to reach, accompanied by expert guides, the belly of the mountain, between stalactites and stalagmites that provide the backdrop for an enchanted realm. The other two caves, which can be visited on foot and located above the others, keep the memory of the flow of water in ancient times. In addition to the caves, it is possible to visit the natural park and the adjacent Speleology and Karst museums A. Parolini and the Paper Mills Museum....read more
The Parolini family owned the whole area of the Oliero caves, and therefore the young Alberto Parolini had the opportunity to make here his exporations. For the abundance and constancy of the water that came out of the mountain and for the already known presence of a couple of caves, he hypothesized a rich and hidden underground water network. He worked to enlarge some cracks in the mountain, using dynamite, and in 1822 he was able to first cross the inner pond of the Covol dei Siori. It is indeed Parolini who gave the caves of Oliero their names, still used today: Parolini cave at Covol dei Siori, Cecilia Boune cave at Covol dei Veci....read more
Days and opening times may vary due to weather conditions.
- Open Sunday, March 31 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Open every Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
- Open for Easter holidays from Friday 19 to Sunday 28 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
- Open every Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER
- Open Monday to Sunday and public holidays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
- Open every Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Please note that the last ticket will be available 60 minutes before the building closes. The visit by boat to the Caves lasts 30 minutes, the Park can be visited during the opening hours. We recommend comfortable clothing and a k-way or a sweatshirt for entering the cave as the temperature iside is about 12 degrees Celsius.
Cave entrance + park + museums (Speleology and Karst Museum "A.Parolini" and Paper Mills Museum)
€ 10.00 full (13-65 years) € 8.00 reduced (5-12 years, over 65, disabled, law enforcement, families with 2 adults and 2 or more children)
Park + museum entrance (Speleology and Karst Museum "A.Parolini" and Paper Mills Museum)
€ 5.00 full (13-65 years) € 4.00 reduced (5-12 years, over 65, disabled, law enforcement, families with 2 adults and 2 or more children)
Cave entrance for speleo sub
€ 10.00; Free for children 0-5 years, resident in the Municipality of Valstagna (park and museums + 1 visit / year in cave), speleo sub for scientific activities.
Guided tours and excursions of the territory
During all the year it is possible to visit for groups and high schools for 40 people by booking by 12.00 on the day before the visit by calling +39 0424 558250.
The Grotte di Oliero app is available, which can be downloaded for free, and is useful in support of the visit to the place and the environment all around.
Museo Canal di Brenta Palazzo Perli, Via Garibaldi n.27, Valbrenta (VI)
tel. 0424 99891
It is advisable to always contact the structure to verify the actual openings. Any changes in days and opening times will be promptly communicated on social networks.
Tel: +39 0424 558250
activities for schools