Cave of Smeraldo, Positano

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#4 of 7 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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cave of Smeraldo and many more Positano attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Positano itinerary maker.
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  • August 18, 2017
    A unique experience that I recommend to do at all. The cave is mysterious, romantic and visiting with ridiculous prices.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Book a tour costs 10 euros per person plus 5 for entry for trout with a personable gentleman who with rafts to make a brief tour in the cave that is definitely beautiful ... you won't be electrocuted, but if you want to fill an hour and a half of your day go pure.....ci you can get there by car and then by elevator descend ... ripsarmiate the 10 euro boat pass. ...
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  • August 15, 2017
    Got here on a stopover to our cruise, we took this tour to discover the coast. So as I said: the + - power ballad by boat along a splendid Coast - visit a cave a little any but rather cool in a hot August day the - cave bof - enough sports berthing at the entrance of the cave, I recommend to people with hard to walk and young children age
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