Italy is a country that is most commonly recognized or celebrated because of its historical architecture, rich traditions and culture. However, it is fair to say that Italy is also home to many wonders of nature offering the nature enthusiasts a tremendous encounter with the natural wonders.
The Dolomites are one of the most beautiful collection of mountains in all of Europe. The mountain range in northeastern Italy is part of the Southern Limestone Alps. A national park along with other regional parks protect the Dolomites, which have been established as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Grotta Gigante is the largest tourist cave in Italy and the second largest in the world. The main cavern reaches a height of 351 feet (107 m). The extends 213 feet (65 m) across and 430 feet (130 m) long. It was in the Guinness Book of Records until the opening of La Verna cave in 2010.