Grotta della Poesia – Poetry Cave

Grotta della Poesia (Poetry Cave) is one of the ten most beautiful natural swimming pools in the world: a clear water mirror in the white cliffs of the Adriatic Cost of Salento, the hill of Italy.

The Cave is made up of two turquoise and blue karst sinkholes surrounded by spectacular scenery. You can bath in the Cave and reach the sea by swimming across a tunnel.

Grotta della Poesia: where it is and how to get there

mappa grotta della poesiaGrotta della Poesia is in Roca Vecchia, an important Bronze Age and Mycenaean archaeological site. This area is part of Melendugno Municipality, in between San Foca and Torre dell’Orso seaside locations, along the Adriatic coast of Salento. You can get there by car on SP 366 road.
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When to visit Grotta della Poesia

The clamor of the beauty of this place in recent years has made it the object of the visit of many tourists from around the world, especially in July and August. If you want to fully enjoy the charm of this place and bath in the cave it is better to visit this place in May, June and September.

If you are interested to learn more about the archaeological history of Roca it is possible to visit the archaeological park close to Grotta della Poesia.

Hotel near Grotta della Poesia

Hotel da Romano is just 2,8 km far from the Poetry Cave. We offer comfortable sea view room, a restaurant and a bath Establishmnet inSan Foca beach. We will be pleased to give you all the information about Grotta della Poesia and surroundings.

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