Grotta del Cavallone
|Grotta del Cavallone
|Grotta della Figlia di Jorio|
Stalactites in Cavallone Cave
|Location|| Lama dei Peligni and Taranta Peligna
(CH, Abruzzo, Italy)
|Show cave length||1,000 m|
The Grotta del Cavallone, also known as the Grotta della Figlia di Jorio, is a remarkable cave located near Lama dei Peligni, in the province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy. It is open during the warmer months; an admission fee is charged.
The cave lies within the mountains of the Majella National Park, and is accessed via cable car. The cave is 10-20 meters wide and nearly the same height throughout, with numerous speleothems including stalagmites, flowstone, and rimstone pools. It has electric lighting with rough paths, concrete steps, and iron bridges.
- i.e. "Jorio daughter's cave"
- Showcaves description
- Grotta del Cavallone (on Lama dei Peligni website)
- Grotta del Cavallone (on abruzzoverdeblu.itt)
Media related to Grotta del Cavallone at Wikimedia Commons
- (Italian) Grotta del Cavallone official website