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Neptuno's Caves Alghero - Visit it

A recommended stop in a tourist trip to Alghero is definitely the visit to the wonderful Caves of Neptune. With our Grotte lines you can reach the Caves of Neptune travelling by boat for only 20 minutes!

The Motorships Freccia & Attilio Regolo offer daily connections and depart from the port of Alghero, at Garibaldi dock.

By boat, you can admire the beauty of this unspoilt territory and quickly visit all the coast, before arriving at destination.

Inside the cave, carved out for over millions of years by the water, there is the beautiful La Marmora lake about 120 meters long which is a tribute to Alberto La Marmora, Italian geographer after whom it takes its name, who first of all, explored these shores.

All around the lake, you can found numerous columns of stalactites and stalagmites that can reach a height varying from 10 to 15 meters. On the right, you can see, finally, a small beach, once used by the monk seals from the Central Mediterranean, species now extinct.

The Motorships Freccia & Attilio Regolo are operational for 7 months a year and cover the period from April 1 to October 31.

You can choose between different departure times:

  • – h 8.00 → h 10.30 *
  • – h 9.00 → h 11.30
  • – h 10.45 → h 13.30
  • – h 11.45 → h 14.30
  • – h 13.45 → h 16.30
  • – h 14.45 → h 17.30
  • – h 17.45 → h 20.30 *
  • * Groups only
  • – The cost of a ticket is € 15 for an adult and € 7 for children aged between 5 and 10 years old
  • – For those who plan to travel in a group, there are very good discounts
  • – The visit to the Caves of Neptune is not included in the price
  • – We remind you that the visit to the Caves of Neptune is on foot, a guided tour lasting about 40 minutes

Caves of Neptune

Every day aboard our Motorships, departing from the port of Alghero, you can get to the Caves of Neptune in just 20 minutes by boat to admire the unique sight of colours and scents of the untouched sea.

The curiosity: around the Caves of Neptune, many divers frequent the Nereo Cave, which is the largest submerged marine cave in the Mediterranean.

Mini Cruise

Mini cruises in the Riviera del Corallo depart every day. Our motorboats will take you on a pleasant walk up the coast to Capo Caccia, on a visit to the caves of Foradada Island and to the beautiful cove Dragunara.

The curiosity: the lighthouse of Capo Caccia for its location 186 meters above sea level is one of the most visible lighthouses on the Italian territory.


Join us on Motorships Freccia & Attilio Regolo "In Search of the Dolphins", dolphin watching excursions in the Gulf of Alghero.

The curiosity: the species of dolphins that frequent the beaches of the Riviera del Corallo is the Stenella, the most common and widespread cetacean in the Mediterranean Sea.