Seggiovia del Monte Solaro
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Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe
The former home of self-aggrandising Swedish doctor Axel Munthe, San Michele di Axel Munthe should be included on every visitor’s...
Chiesa di San Michele
If you appreciate the colour, intricate patterns and historical tradition of antique majolica tiles, check out this stunning church. The...
It’s not that flashy but the position of the delightful Caffè Michelangelo, on a street flanked by tasteful shops and near two lovely...
This is the restaurant that the locals recommend – and frequent. An unpretentious place with hanging baskets of ivy, sunny yellow...
Seggiovia del Monte Solaro information
A fast and painless way to reach Capri’s highest peak, the Seggiovia del Monte Solaro chairlift whisks you to the top of the mountain in a tranquil, beautiful ride of just 12 minutes. The views from the top are outstanding – on a clear day, you can see the entire Bay of Naples, the Amalfi Coast and the islands of Ischia and Procida.
If all that camera clicking has worked up an appetite, there’s a cafeteria here that serves snacks, drinks and ice creams.