There are several caves in the island, but Grotto Esmeralda is the top attraction in the harbor, everybody "forgetting" to tell you that you can only enter with good sea and low tide. So you may pay... more
Mount Solaro is the highest point of the island, and obviously the widest sightseeing point.
The transport up and down by the funicular is interesting, however, unfortunately, we are always facing... more
Anacapri is a Community on the island of Capri. He is located high on the hills to the west.
It has a separate status from the city of Capri. The most important sight in the village is the Villa San... more
Axel Munthe is a name to remember. This man's incredible life story is a must-read. Hailing from Sweden he became the youngest doctor to ever graduate from a Paris university, spent time in the wild... more
Of course, with the Faraglioni, what they don't tell you is how many different angles there are to shoot this famous attraction.
Some of the key places are Via Matromania (pic 3), Garden of Augustus... more
The Gardens of Augustus, towards the top of the island, are a retreat into a natural paradise, complete with unforgettable panoramas.
From the vantage point of the gardens, apart from the splendid... more
The charming seaside Port of Marina Grande, encompassed by two narrow quays, borders the picturesque town of Capri. Lying to the north of the island, and facing the Gulf of Naples, the port welcomes... more
It's a 45 minute, largely uphill, walk to get to this Roman villa, but worth it if you have the time and energy. You'll walk along some fascinating little lanes on the way, have fabulous views ....... more
Capri town's main church is located up a few steps from the town's main square, Piazza Umberto I. It was rebuilt in Baroque style at the end of the 17th century on the remains of the original church... more
When you arrive at the cafe packed square at the Piazzetta and on top of some steps, you will find the ex Cathedral of St Stefano, constructed in the 17th century. The floors in the interior was paved... more
The Piazza Umberto I has four cafes in the main square and is constantly full of people especially at the tables under the umbrellas. This is more for "being seen" than anything else because the... more
On a rainy Wednesday morning, we caught the train from Rome to Naples, took a hair-raising (!) taxi ride to the port, and then a 45-minute hydrofoil cruise to the island. It had poured buckets for the...
Capri is a beautiful picturesque escape from mainland Italy that has endured emperors and tourists to visit over thousands of years. It's popularity is extreme due to what it has to offer and that is...