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Walk the breakneck stairs Scala del Capriolo on Sardinia

Go down to the Neptune's Grotto on the long stairs, offering a view of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Walk the breakneck stairs Scala del Capriolo

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Place: Neptune's Grotto on Sardinia, Italy

To get to the Neptune's Grotto you can by boat or on foot, and the most interesting on foot down the 659-step staircase leading directly to the entrance. It begins on the headland of Capo Caccia, which you can reach by bus from the town of Alghero.

The stairs Scala del Capriolo were built in the second half of the last century, especially for tourists, it is carved into the cliff, and from it you will see breathtaking view of the countryside.

Hike to the Neptune's Grotto best outline for the morning - at this time is not so hot, and the descent is easy. Total descent will take about 15 minutes.

Be sure to stop for a few minutes and make beautiful pictures - view from the stairs is so wonderful :)

Prices: free.

Neptune's Grotto on the map

Neptune's Grotto
Neptune's Grotto#1 of 14 places to visit on Sardinia

The majestic grotto near the town of Alghero, with an underground lake, stalactites and luxurious rooms reminiscent of the palace of the king.

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