Blue Grotto


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Blue Grotto

 

(Grotta Azzurra), a grotto in the sheer limestone cliffs of the northern coast of the island of Capri in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Italy. Its bottom is under the sea. The Blue Grotto is 56 m long, 30 m wide, and 15 m above sea level; its entrance is 1.3 m high. Light comes into the grotto primarily through the water, giving the water and everything in the grotto a beautiful azure color. The Blue Grotto attracts many tourists.

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And thus the wonderful Blue Grotto is suggested to me.
From the North Cape to the Blue Grotto at Capri they wandered, because the next steamer headed that way, or because some one had set them on the road.
While it is a common sight in the Blue Grotto in Malta which is one of nine caves near the island of Filfa.
Take a boat trip to the stunning island of Capri, with the opportunity to visit the Blue Grotto
Tina and Adam took advantage of the coastal town's signature tipple Lemonchello at dinner and took in the electric blue caves of the popular tourist attraction Blue Grotto.
A popular cruise destination, a boat tour is a must - perhaps to the Blue Grotto, where you can swim in the iridescent water.
If you're in Capri, for example, you have to know what you're doing because if you try to go to the Blue Grotto at 12 o'clock when all the tour buses from the cruise ships are visiting--it's a nightmare.
He dived into shark-infested waters the 1980 ad - a stunt filmed at the Blue Grotto Gozo.
In addition, the novel is replete with Italian culture and historic references that go from a quotation of the "Cantico delle Creature" by Saint Francis of Assisi to the popular Neapolitan song "Funiculi funicula:" There are succulent dinners at restaurants, even food recipes, short visits to the Isle of Capri and its Blue Grotto, even the Emerald Grotto near Amalfi.
Take a short cab ride from the temples to arrive at the strikingly beautiful Blue Grotto -- a system of natural sea caves.
On which island will you find the Blue Grotto? Capri.