Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Anacapri & Around

Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe

The former home of Swedish doctor, psychiatrist and animal-rights advocate Axel Munthe, San Michele di Axel Munthe should be included on every visitor’s itinerary. Built on the site of the ruins of a Roman villa, th…
Top Choice Cable Car in Anacapri & Around

Seggiovia del Monte Solaro

Sitting in an old-fashioned chairlift above the white houses, terraced gardens and hazy hillsides of Anacapri as you rise to the top of Capri's highest mountain, the silence broken only by a distant dog barking or y…
Church in Anacapri & Around

Chiesa di San Michele

Anacapri’s chief building is famous for its handsome floor, a veritable work of art depicting the Adam and Eve story in multicoloured tiles. So masterful is the detail that the floor of the hexagonal church has been…
Drinks in Anacapri & Around

Limoncello Capri Canale Massimo

Don’t be put off by the gaudy yellow display: this historic shop stocks some of the island’s best limoncello. In fact, it was here that the drink was first concocted (or at least that is the claim). Apparently, the …
Museum in Anacapri & Around

Casa Rossa

The striking Moroccan-style ‘Red House’ was built by American colonel John Clay MacKown in 1876. Constructed around a 16th-century defensive tower, the building houses an eclectic collection of 19th-century painting…
Italian in Anacapri & Around

La Rondinella

Graham Greene's favourite hang-out when he lived in these parts, La Rondinella sits in the heart of whitewashed Anacapri. Who knows what literary nuggets the author dreamt up as he sat at his preferred corner table,…
Viewpoint in Anacapri & Around

Belvedere di Migliera

This panoramic platform, reached via a 30-minute walk along a paved path from Anacapri, has spectacular sea views. From Piazza Vittoria, take Via Caposcuro and carry on straight along its continuation, Via Migliera.…
Trattoria in Anacapri & Around

Trattoria Il Solitario

Eating here is a bit like being invited to someone’s home: tables are set in a small backyard with lemon trees and children’s toys in the corner, and the ambience is one of unhurried holiday time. The menu lists the…
Campanian in Anacapri & Around

Le Arcate

This is the restaurant that the locals recommend – and frequent. An unpretentious place with hanging baskets of ivy, sunny yellow tablecloths and well-aged terracotta tiles, it specialises in subtly simple primi (fi…
Cafe in Anacapri & Around

Caffè Michelangelo

On a street flanked by tasteful shops and near two lovely piazzas, this is the best place in Anacapri to park your gluteus maximus for a bit of tourist watching. Rate the passing parade over a spritz con Cynar, a le…