Cave of Smeraldo, Positano

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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, Positano Edition.
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  • The place is charming, but the visit lasts very little and the "Guide" urges the tip (in all languages of the world).
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  • It's nice to have a different time to tour the Amalfi coast. The cave is very small, but it is still a marine cave. You don't have to arrive by boat, can also in the micros SITA, and directly pay the €5 by taking the elevator to descend.
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  • I have seen prettier caves. Price is not worth the 20m visit . If you go eith your own car, be careful it’s difficult to park  more »
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