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