is one of places more charming of the Campania,
noteworthy above all for the beauty of its
coast and for the clearness of the sea, it
has into its territory one of sea Caves of Europe
Palinuro is noteworthy ever since ancient
time, thanks to the poem wrote by Virgil:
The writer told who
Neptune, sea's god,
permit the navigation
of Aeneas on the
shores had required
a victim, even if
was helmsman to the
fleet died here togheter
Miseno and both gave
their names at two
along the coast.
The Azure Cave
represents the cavity more noteworthy to
Capo Palinuro, in it there are phenomenons
to refraction that they give at the water
a formidable tonality of azure, everything
reflected into the cave creating flashes
and lights that enchant and amaze the visitor.
In the cave lives
a particular sea fauna
attached at the going
up again to the hydrothermal
waters type sulphurous.
The cave is sharing into 2 parts, one rising
out of water that it can be visit through
the boats and the other one submerged that
it develops into a long tunnel, in this area
originate particular colouring of the water
thanks to the beams that it throughs.
So the name of Azure Cave
derives to the particular colouring of water.