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, Positano Edition.
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  • it's a nice spot to stop on the Amalfi Cost road, an elevator take you down (and up) and in a hot day it is very cool place to be... the cave is nice and cost 5Euro per person for a 10-15 minouts. the...  more »
  • 10 euros for the trip, 5 euros entry (everything per adult!) for once driving in a circle for a bit of green water and then tipping is still required. You can also kick your money out differently
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