Trip lasting 3 hours, that allows you to visit the caves of both the sides of Santa Maria di Leuca.

Full guided tour to all the caves of the Ionian and Adriatic coasts in Leuca.

After passing Punta Meliso and running alongside the lighthouse, you will admire the sea caves and the coves, sailing for about 5,5 km. The first stop to have a swim will give you the opportunity to visit the Spruzzo Cave, with its wonderful light effects. The trip continues towards East, and then along the Ionian coast, for further 4 km. Here there will be another stop for a swim, that will allow you to enjoy the natural beauty of this location.

Contact us at +39 349 343 4185 to get more information or to book a boat trip.

DETAILS:

Departure/return
Santa Maria di Leuca Tourist Harbour, pier H
Duration
3 hours
Included
Aperitif Music
Toilet Tour guide

 

1

Departure

Santa Maria di Leuca Tourist Harbour
2

Lighthouse

Lighthouse of Leuca, Punta Meliso.
3

Terradico Cave

Also known as Indiani Cave, it is famous for its triangular shape, that recalls a tepee. Actually, it is not a single cave, but a complex of three cavities of various sizes, which follow one another.
4

Gabbiani Cave

It is characterised by numerous water leaks that gave birth to splendid stalactites. Moreover, it is inhabited by many birds.
5

Verdusella Cave

It is a complex of small and not too deep caves, characterised by an extraordinarily beautiful crystal-clear seabed.
6

Ortocupo Cave

It is a big cove within which there are caves that you can visit by swimming. Among these, we must mention the Soffio Cave, so called for the splashes of water coming out from the entrance of the cave.
7

Vora Cave

Long and deep cavity that extends over 60 meters. The name is given by an opening (“Vora”) at the top of the vault of the cave, about 20 meters high, which gives rise to spectacular light effects at certain times of the day.
8

Mannute Cave

It is a complex of cavities that are located on the rocky wall, about 20-30 meters above sea level. It is characterized by numerous limestone formations (stalactites and stalagmites).
9

Punta Ristola

Promontory called Punta Ristola.
10

Mesciu Gianni Cave

Passing Punta Ristola, there is this small cave, characterized by a pile of stones and debris placed on the right cliff.
11

Fiume Cave

It is a complex of caves connected to each other, characterized by the remains of a karstic activity that which heritage is a stream of fresh water that gets lost into the salt sea.
12

Presepe Cave

This cavity is characterized by wonderful limestone sculptures, with stalactit formations of exceptional beauty, which seem to recall the features of the Nativity (hence the name).
13

Tre Porte Cave

The name recalls the monumental entrance with 3 “doors”, which seems to stand out in the sea as the passage to another world. From here you can enjoy the coolness and the beautiful play of light.
14

Giganti Cave

This cave is so called because of the legend according to which within it the Giants killed by Libyan Hercules are buried. It is of exceptional paleontological interest, since numerous remains of artefacts dating back to the Middle Palaeolithic have been found here.
15

Drago Cave

About 60 meters deep, extremely spectacular, within this cave there are rocks that resemble the head of a dragon and a moray.
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