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Passetiello path

The “Passetiello” is a path that runs along the Monte Solaro, leaving near the square Due Golfi, at the end of Via Roma in Capri.
The way climbs to immerse oneself in the Mediterranean maquis and to join

Itinerary Torre della Guardia – Punta Carena

Faro della Punta Carena

The steps down from the Torre della Guardia (Watchtower) to the Punta Carena lighthouse offer breathtaking views. Punta Carena is one of the most popular seaside resorts on the island of Capri, with a unique setting where the sun sets

Punta Carena and lighthouse

Faro della Punta Carena Located in the south-west of the island, at the foot of Punta Carena, dominated by the lighthouse, this picturesque bay is part of a typical Mediterranean landscape.




It is one of the only bays on the island where one can enjoy the sunset over the sea.




The Lighthouse, built a century and a half ago, is, after Genoa, the second in Italy in terms of size and power.

Phoenician Steps

The Phoenician Steps (Scala Fenicia in Italian) from Capri is an ancient, long, steep stone stairway that connects the port of Marina Grande with the town of Anacapri. Despite its name, it was built by Greek settlers around …

Palazzo a mare

At Palazzo a Mare, an ancient site north of the island of Capri, there are pleasant pebble beaches, with a public part, and a bathing structure in Bagni di Tiberio (in English: Tiberius baths)
There are still some remains …

Marina Grande

Marina Grande, Capri Marina Grande is the main port of Capri, which is approached by joining the island by boat. The village is notable for its colorful fishing houses and the largest beach on the island. Obligatory passage in Capri, in summer the port is particularly crowded. Buses can be found here, especially for the Anacapri or Capri centers, and the funicular for the city of Capri. There are also the port offices and a tourist information office

Gardens of Augustus and Via Krupp

grotta-azzurra

It is from these gardens of Augustus (Giardini di Augusto in Italian, formerly designated as Krupp gardens) that one enjoys one of the most beautiful views of Capri, with the Faraglioni in the background.
Built at the initiative of

Faraglioni

Capri, Faraglioni The Faraglioni of Capri are rocky peaks that emerge from the sea, southeast of the island. They are emblematic of the island, present on many postcards. Each is named distinctly; the first, attached to the coast is the Faraglione di Terra, 109 meters high; the second, Faraglione di Mezzo, is 81 meters high and crossed by an archway that can be passed by boat; the third is the Faraglione di Fuori, 104 meters high.

Marina Piccola

The Marina Piccola (in english small harbor) and its pretty bay, with its beautiful popular beaches, are on the south coast of the island of Capri, not far from Faraglioni. The three impressive rocks that emerge from the sea

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Footpath Tragara – Pizzolungo – Arco Naturale

Le sentier Tragara – Pizzolungo – Arco Naturale peut être parcouru en partie ou en entier en effectuant une boucle (dans un sens ou dans l'autre), en partant par exemple du centre de Capri.
C'est une bonne occasion de découvrir les beautés de l'île, à quelques pas du centre de la ville de Capri.
On emprunte la Via Tragara au bout à gauche de la Via Camarelle (la rue des boutiques de luxe). Cette rue pittoresque passe devant les jardins de villas et de beaux hôtels, pour rejoindre en moins de 500 mètres le belvédère de Tragara.

Beaches of Capri

Where to swim in Capri between private beaches and public beaches?
We do not come to Capri for its large sandy beaches, there is none. The beaches are rare and small, often made of rocks or pebbles. They are often

The Migliera path

Belvedere della Migliera The path of Migliera is a very beautiful walk, easy, quite short and uncrowded, which leaves from Anacapri, crosses local cultures, vineyards, trees, beautiful gardens, to end at Belvedere del Tuono, one of the most beautiful views of the island of Capri.



It is from the foot of Monte Solaro, on the right of Piazza Vittoria, that one take this flat road, passing Via Caposcuro, and then Via Migliera.

Villa Damecuta

Villa Damecuta is one of twelve Roman imperial villas built by the Emperor Tiberius on the island of Capri.
Unfortunately, there are only few ruins of the villa, especially because of the eruption of Vesuvius in the year 79 and

Path of the forts

cartina sentiero dei fortini The Via dei Fortini is a path that crosses the western coast of the island of Capri through four forts (Fortini). It crosses very beautiful sites of the coast, cliffs, promontories and small creeks, connecting the Blue Grotto (Grotta azzurra) to the lighthouse of the Punta carena (faro della Punta carena). It takes about 3 hours to complete it. The path is marked with points of red paint. The forts were built between the ninth and fifteenth centuries to monitor the coast, regularly attacked by pirates (including Saracen pirates).

Capri boat tour

A good way to discover Capri, is to do a boat tour, and admire its rocky coast and many natural sites such as sea caves and coves. Usually lasting 1 hour or 2 hours (around € 20 per

Villa San Michele

The Villa San Michele was the home of the Swedish doctor Axel Munthe. It was built on the ruins of an old chapel dedicated to St. Michael, at the top of the Phoenician steps (joining the Marina Grande to

Monte Solaro

Monte Solaro
Monte Solaro

Le Monte Solaro, entre 1890 et 1900

Monte Solaro is the highest peak of the island of Capri with its 589 meters. It enjoys spectacular views of the island, the Gulf of Naples and Salerno, the Amalfi Coast and the

Museum Ignazio Cerio

The whole history of the island of Capri, since its geological formation, can be found in this small museum of the Centro Caprese Ignazio Cerio, on the Piazzetta Ignazio, founded in 2000, but whose origin goes back to the

Blue grotto (grotta azzurra)

grotta-azzurra
grotta-azzurra

Ivan Konstantinovič Ajvazovskij, La grotta Azzurra (1841)

The blue grotto (grotta azzurra in Italian) is a sea cave located on the northwest coast of the island of Capri, in the municipality of Anacapri. It is famous for its clear

Trails and excursions in Capri

Carte de Capri

Carte de Capri

Capri does not miss beautiful walks, between the alleys of the villages, the coast with its coves and its panoramas, the Monte Solaro which dominates the island, the forts and the villas, whose archaeological vestiges, where myths …

Town of Capri

Capri centre The city of Capri comprises 7000 inhabitants, half of that of the island. Of course not counting the affluence in tourist season (in August, 20 000 people disembark every day on the island).

San Giacomo Charterhouse

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The San Giacomo Charterhouse (Saint James) is the oldest monastery in Capri, built in 1371 by Count Giacomo Arcucci, secretary of the Queen of Naples Joan of Anjou.
It houses a museum dedicated to the German painter Karl Diefenbach.

The …

Villa Jovis

Also called Baths of Tiberius, Villa Jovis, located at the top of Mount Tiberio was the summer residence of Emperor Tiberius. From the vast complex, only a large exedra, a water-lily, some baths and port remains remain visible.…

Anacapri

Il y a environ 7000 habitants à Anacapri. Elle est moins affectée par le tourisme "de luxe" que sa voisine Capri, bien qu'elle ait pris le même chemin