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Grotta dello Smeraldo (Emerald Grotto)

Spiaggia Grande, Positano, Italy
+39 089 831535
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Private Tour: Amalfi Coast Day Trip from Naples by Vintage Fiat 500 or Fiat 600
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Spiaggia Grande, Positano, Italy
+39 089 831535
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Positano from Amalfi and spotted the sine for the Grotta dello Smeraldo. It is the biggest one we saw here at the Amalfitan Coast and since it's short and cheap it's tottaly worth it.

Thank Vitória M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Kind of a tourist trap but worth the five Euros and the 30 minutes if you happen to be shopping for ceramics across the street. Don't go out of your way but if you are there anyway.....

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I saw all the pictures of the blue grotto on Pinterest and *had* to go... when we got to Capri I learned there are others as well! They are all so pretty - the blue is obviously the most striking, but the tour to see...More

1  Thank Staci_Beauvais
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Worth every bit of the €5 but only if you're able to conveniently stop by. DO NOT make a special trip as others have mentioned. Not much else to say as others have pretty much summed everything up.

Thank solidgranite
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The Grotta is pretty and unique, they make you get on this boat where they take you around for 20 minutes while the guy sings songs and keeps asking for tips at the end. Just look at the Grotta and leave. We wasted too much...More

1  Thank Bluerosa667
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place best 5 euros spent so far. Not only is the place beautiful which cannot be adequately captured in words, so look at photos 😉, our row boat captain sang songs, provided historical information and generally entertained making it even more enjoyable!

Thank Shane D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Truly remarkable We paid like 8 euros if I recall and had a private boat that took our group of 9 to see the green Grootta. It was a great experience that took about 15 minutes

2  Thank Belkis P
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A cave with a wooden boat crammed with tourists and a rower who takes you round very unassuming cave (unsure of size, but very small). Nightmare for parking.

Thank A S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The short boat ride from Amalfi to the grotto was scenic. The grotto itself is small and not particularly interesting. After you pay admission, you board a small row boat that takes you approx. 50ft across a body of water inside the grotto. The whole...More

Thank welltraveled10128
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Small but beautiful. Don't expect a long cave it is only one chamber but the light in the water is truly beautiful and worth entering.

Thank Nirit1
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Tanya A
When visiting the grotta della smeraldo, do you have to take the boat? Are you able to walk inside and view it by foot? We have a child with us so would prefer to avoid the boat if possible... Also, is there parking nearby?
9 May 2017|
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The cost to get in is 5 euro, we were on an all day boat tour to Amalfi and Positano and the boat stopped off for free, otherwise you need to go on a separate tour and most likely pay.
1 October 2015|
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Karen v
Waar kan je opstappen in Conca dei Marini? Hoeveel kost het en hoe lang duurt de tocht?
11 July 2016|
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