Top things to do

Top Choice Historic Building in Capri

Villa Lysis

This beautifully melancholic art-nouveau villa is set on a clifftop on Capri’s northeast tip and was the one-time retreat of French poet Jacques d’Adelsward-Fersen, who came to Capri in 1904 to escape a gay sex scan…
Top Choice Ruins in Capri

Villa Jovis

Villa Jovis was the largest and most sumptuous of 12 Roman villas commissioned by Roman Emperor Tiberius (AD14–37) on Capri, and his main island residence. A vast complex, now reduced to ruins, it famously pandered …
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 Italian in Capri

La Palette

Local Caprese ingredients are combined into the most flavour-filled, creative dishes possible here. Expect the delights of zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta, fresh and tangy octopus salad, and an aubergine parmi…
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…
Top Choice Italian in Capri Town

È Divino

Proudly eccentric (what other restaurant has a bed in its dining room?), this diligent purveyor of Slow Food is a precious secret to those who know it. Whether dining among lemon trees in the garden or among antique…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Capri Town

La Parisienne

First opened in 1906 (yes, that is not a misprint!), and best known for introducing Capri pants in the 1960s – famously worn by Audrey Hepburn, who bought them here – La Parisienne can run you up a made-to-measure p…
Top Choice Seafood in Capri Town

Il Geranio

Time to pop the question or quell those pre-departure blues? The terrace at this sophisticated spot offers heart-stealing views over the pine trees to Isole Faraglioni. Seafood is the speciality, particularly the sa…
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…
Beach in Marina Grande

Bagni di Tiberio

This pebble beach is home to the island's most popular beach club (entry €20), where you can swim amid the ruins of a Roman villa. It's a 10-minute walk or a short boat ride from Marina Grande.