La Crocetta


This pass halfway up Monte Solaro is marked by a distinctive iron crucifix.

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Nearby Capri attractions

1. Monte Solaro

0.28 MILES

Rising 589m above Anacapri, Monte Solaro is Capri’s highest point. To get to the top, you can either take the seggiovia (chairlift) from Piazza Vittoria…

2. Santa Maria a Cetrella

0.29 MILES

This humble 16th-century hermitage is in the valley of Cetrella, halfway up Monte Solaro. The bell tower and two barrel-vaulted naves form the oldest part…

3. Seggiovia del Monte Solaro

0.46 MILES

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…

4. 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…

5. Chiesa di San Michele

0.53 MILES

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…

6. Villa San Michele di Axel Munthe

0.56 MILES

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…

7. Marina Piccola

0.61 MILES

Little more than a series of private bathing facilities, Marina Piccola is on the southern side of the island, directly south of Marina Grande. A short…

8. Torre Saracena

0.69 MILES

The ruins of this medieval Saracen defence tower are located at the eastern end of Marina Piccola. It's not open for visits.