Top Choice Ruins in Capri Town

Villa Jovis

A 45-minute walk east of Capri along Via Tiberio, Villa Jovis was the largest and most sumptuous of the island’s 12 Roman villas and Tiberius’ main Capri residence. A vast pleasure complex, now reduced to ruins, it …
Top Choice Cable Car in Anacapri & Around

Seggiovia del Monte Solaro

A fast and painless way to reach Capri’s highest peak, Anacapri's 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 a…
Cave in Anacapri & Around

Grotta Azzurra

Capri’s single most famous attraction is the Grotta Azzurra, a stunning sea cave illuminated by an other-worldly blue light. The easiest way to visit is to take a tour from Marina Grande; tickets include the return …
Monastery in Capri Town

Certosa di San Giacomo

Founded in 1363, this picturesque monastery is generally considered to be the finest remaining example of Caprese architecture and today houses a school, a library, a temporary exhibition space and a museum with so…
Gardens in Capri Town

Giardini di Augusto

Escape the crowds by seeking out these colourful gardens near the Certosa di San Giacomo. Founded by Emperor Augustus, they rise in a series of flowered terraces to a lookout point offering breathtaking views over t…
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…
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…
Church in Capri Town

Chiesa di Santo Stefano

Overlooking Piazza Umberto I, this baroque 17th-century church boasts a well-preserved marble floor (taken from Villa Jovis) and a statue of San Costanzo, Capri’s patron saint. Note the pair of languidly reclining p…
Church in Anacapri & Around

Chiesa di San Michele

If you appreciate the colours, intricate patterns and historical tradition of antique majolica tiles, check out this stunning church. The glorious octagonal 18th-century tiled floor vividly depicts Adam and Eve, alo…
Landmark in Capri

Arco Naturale

A 1.5km walk from the Villa Jovis, down Via Tiberio and Via Matermània, is the Arco Naturale, a huge rock arch formed by the pounding sea.