Blue Grotta

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  • Address: Via Grotta Azzurra, Anacapri NA, Italy
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +39-0818375308
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Tickets From $58.08

These brilliant caves were revealed when two lovers went for a romantic boat ride at sea, in 1826. The caves sank about 15 to 20 meters below the present sea level due to some geological circumstances and hence almost all access to light was blocked, except one which gives the caves their two fold color and enchantment. Along the end wall facing the breach of access, the Grotta lengthens out into a rocky cavity about a metre above water level, and this cavity is accessible by a small landing step covered by Roman concrete work; while a square opening in the shape of a window which is accessible from a step evidently cut by human hands is opened in the wall of the rock just opposite the entrance.

Blue Grotta Travel Tips

  • From Capri (Marina Grande): Reach by motorboats, thereafter transfers are arranged on rowing boats.
  • From Anacapri: By bus with departures from the terminal at Viale De Tommaso ; By taxi from Piazza Vittoria (10 mins.); On foot, along the Via Grotta Azzurra (from Piazza Vittoria - along Via Pagliaro - Via Tuoro). Then transfers are arranged on rowing boats.

How to Reach Blue Grotta

  • By Boat

  • Ristorante Il Riccio
  • Lido del Faro

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  • Blue Grotta Address: Via Grotta Azzurra, Anacapri NA, Italy
  • Blue Grotta Contact Number: +39-0818375308
  • Blue Grotta Timing: 24-hrs
  • Blue Grotta Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Blue Grotta(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Blue Grotta: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 12.99% of people who visit Capri include Blue Grotta in their plan

  • 55.56% of people start their Blue Grotta visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Blue Grotta

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Blue Grotta

People normally also visit Anacapri while planning their trip to Blue Grotta.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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Blue Grotta Reviews & Ratings

  • One of the most impressive views ever! Stunning scenery inside the cave. Make sure your luck is good enough to get in! Note: no windy, no high tide, and good weather!

  • If you are going to Capri it is a must if you can. Most tours will include it but depending on thw ocean you may or may not be able to get in. Most of the row boat guys expect a tip €5. If you have trouble with boats beware some tours require you to move from one boat to another, while others drive you to the other side of the island where you can get on a boat from land (much easier) so try and find out.

  • Well worth the money and the wait!! I cannot express this enough. Absolutely beautiful and amazing. Small boats as the cave entrance is low, so only 4 people per boat.

  • A beautiful place. The Blue Grotto is a sea cave on the coast of the island of Capri, southern Italy. Sunlight, passing through an underwater cavity and shining through the seawater, creates a blue reflection that illuminates the cavern

  • Beautiful tourist attraction vosts 15 euro per person if you come down to the little boats

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