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Grotta di Fornillo

via Pasitea, Positano | Bus Stop Fermata Del Presepe, 84017, Positano, Italy
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via Pasitea, Positano | Bus Stop Fermata Del Presepe, 84017, Positano, Italy

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Positano is built into a rocky hillside on the coast. With only one way down into town and one way up and out you have to pass by my "rock altar" , Grotta di Fornillo. Just like the rest of town it is quite unique....More

Thank BrunoHoke
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

On the internal road into Positano on a large bed you will find this huge overhanging rock with lots of little shrines and miniature houses many of which contain candles. It makes a lovely sight and is an unusual find in an area like this....More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

While driving the Amalfi coast, you can easily drive past this very unique piece of artwork. Don't drive too quickly and park before you drive through the tunnel and you can get a quick photo opp in.

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is such a beautiful place to visit due to the work it involved in creating it. Unfortunately there is no writing to indicate it's purpose or its background.

1  Thank Killabandrick
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We found this place after walking up the steps from the Fornillo beach. We had read about it but had no idea where it was. It is as lovely as everyone else describes. You'd only look at it for 5 mins or so but it...More

1  Thank Oneofthesmallpeople
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We stumbled upon this little roadside grotto after we exited the lot 50m up the street after parking our car (4€ per hour or fraction). We thought it was, for a one hundred year old effort, quite compelling. We snapped a few photos, studied the...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I took so many pictures of this place because I did not think I could describe it and due it justice. If you in Positano you should not miss seeing this spot. So unique and amazing the carvings into the rock face.

Thank teriemmel
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Stuck on the side of a busy road in Positano is a collection on small houses and a shrine. There is much detail in the renderings including stairs with a wooden rail on the path. There is another one on the road from Positano to...More

Thank Corvettesue322
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Grotto on the roadside is a real insight into the Italian beliefs both with religion and family. Very basic though. Hard to park and view.

Thank Travel3220
Reviewed 4 December 2016

saw it while we walked, nice surprise as you walk the winding roads of Positano. the roads are full surprises

Thank john k
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