Cave of Smeraldo, Positano

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#5 of 9 in Nature in Amalfi Coast
Cave of Smeraldo is known for the iridescent emerald light that covers the walls of the cave. A combination of geological events creates the captivating effect. The only direct opening to outside light is beneath the water. When daylight shines through, the green color appears on the cave walls. You can easily reach the cave via car by taking the ss163 highway from Capri. A small fee provides access to the cave via elevator, while a rowboat manned by a singing tour guide will take you into the grotto's interior. Cave of Smeraldo is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • The water is not really green, way more blue. The space is really small, you can see everything at the entrance without actually stepping on the little boats with the annoying drivers. And one of the....  more »
  • We sailed to the Emerald Grotto from Amalfi and then transferred to the smaller row boat . Then we entered the tiny entrance into the Grotto ( cave ) the lighting was just perfect. The beautiful...  more »

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