Toirano Caves

The caves of Toirano, in the province of Savona, is a complex of karst cavities of tourist importance, known for the variety of forms of stalactites and stalagmites , for their extension, for the discovery of traces of Homo Sapiens more than 12,000 years ago and the remains of Ursus Spelaeus about 25,000 years old.

The tourist complex of caves Toirano consists of the Cave of Bàsura (“witch” in dialect), discovered in 1950, and the Lower Cave of Saint Lucia, discovered in 1960. It was opened to the public in 1953 and expanded in 1967 with the ‘inauguration of an artificial tunnel linking the two natural cavities: the tourist route is now one-way, with entrance on the north side of the hill and out to the southwest.

Toirano Caves
Hours: 9:30 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Visit duration 70 minutes
Distance: 1300 m – Temperature: 16 ° C
You should wear appropriate clothing and footwear
Not suitable for carriers of motor disability
Tel. 0182 98062 – 989938