Cave Mesciu Gianni

CAVE MESCIU GIANNI

After passing Punta Ristola and passing the inlet of the Cerchio (Lu Circhiu) you reach this small cave, characterized by a shallow and sandy bottom. The color of the water takes on a turquoise color.

Grotta di mesciu gianni santa maria di leuca

A small river named Duden

Grotta di mesciu gianni santa maria di leuca

A small river named Duden

Cave Mesciu Gianni

Inside the cave you can see a pile of stones and debris located on the right wall. “Mesciu Gianni” from the local dialect Mastro Giovanni, according to the stories, was a frequent visitor to this place. The character claimed the exclusive use of the sea for his fishing activities, telling everyone that he had excavated the cave.

Main advantages in participating in excursions to the caves of Santa Maria di Leuca:
1. Make use of a local guide
2. To be able to choose between different itineraries
3. Excursions for groups of up to 50 people
4. Explore enchanting places

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