Natural Arch, Capri

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Towering 18 m (59 ft) above the ground stands Natural Arch. As the name suggests, a collapsed limestone grotto along the coastline of Capri has formed this shape, which provides a natural window into the deep turquoise lagoon below. The arch, spanning 12 m (39 ft) wide, is believed to have been from the Paleolithic age. You can take a short hike from the nearby town that winds through narrow streets and past villas and colorful gardens to the arch. Wear proper walking shoes, and be prepared to climb many steps. With our online itinerary creator, Capri attractions like Natural Arch can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Hey gentlemen come we show how much better we can offer. It is impressive how nature give us these shows and more "free": it is a feast for the eyes and mind. Although the day was inclement weather (Saturday, 17 March), this did not take away anything from the beauty and Majesty of "natural monument". There is also a small terrace from which you can take spectacular photos. Be forewarned: when you come back, just next to the restaurant/café/bar, on the left there is a small staircase that goes down, it's called "Pizzolungo": follow it you will come up to the House of Curzio Malaparte.
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  • It was not hard to find the way to go to this Natural Arch, there were just few people around, so it was really easy to stay there for a while. Such a beautiful place!  more »
  • We love walking and we walked quite a lot on Capri when we visited. This area is spectacular and you get some really great views. A must visit.  more »
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  • Worth the walk but go prepared with drinking water. There is a short and long path, don't go the long way if you are not fit hundreds of stairs await you. The short, flat path is easy and for anybody but again, take water!
  • Stunning natural monument in good condition and clean surroundings. Easily accessible from Capri town.
  • 25-30 min walking from la capri square. From there you can see the penisola sorrentina (Sorrento and Amalfi cost) and once you are there you are just on top of matermania grotto. It's really worth to go there and to see from land side and from sea side with a boat. Suggested to go in the morning/afternoon where it's full sunny. Once there you are surrounded by nature sounds and nothing else, with a spectacular view. Bear in mind to keep clean the place and to minimise to leave plastic bottles etc.
  • Spectacular view. Definitely worth 25 min walk.
  • Fantastic scenery! It's a must see in Capri!

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