Cave of the Fiume

Leaving behind the cave of Mesciu Gianni, after having sailed a few minutes, you reach the cave of the river. Inside this cave, springs of fresh water flow. It is a complex of caves connected inside by a passage (tunnel). Going through this small tunnel is not easy, as it is necessary to walk on the slippery and sharp rocks with the head bowed.

grotta del fiume santa maria di leuca

A small river named Duden

grotta del fiume santa maria di leuca

A small river named Duden

Cave of the Fiume Santa Maria di Leuca

The first cave has a large entrance with a channel above it that testifies to the passage of a river in past ages. Everything is visible from the boat without having to venture out to swim. The connected caves are small in size and all with direct access to the sea. The depth of 4-5 meters gives the opportunity to admire the mixed sand / rock seabed with spectacular colors that change according to the sunlight.

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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