Anacapri is the timeless charm of the island of Capri.



Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the province of Naples, Italy. The Ancient Greek prefix ana means “up” or “above”, signifying that Anacapri is located at a higher elevation on the island than Capri (about 150 m higher on average). Administratively, it has a separate status from the city of Capri.

There is a bus service, via numerous hairpin bends, from Marina Grande and Capri to Anacapri. The small town is made up of a melting pot of streets and steep steps, where time seems to stand still.

Anacapri is the perfect place for you if:

  • You want to escape the crowds and experience the wilder side of the island
  • You’re more interested in trekking and tranquility than fashion and nightlife
  • You want to stay overnight on the island, without spending an arm …and a leg!

Whats more, Anacapri is home to some of the island’s most important tourist attractions: The Grotta Azzurra, Villa San Michele, the chairlift to Monte Solaro.

The Blue Grotto

The Blue Grotto, one of the main attractions of the island, lies in the town of Anacapri and has so many visitors each year to be the third most visited site in the entire region Campania, after the ruins of Pompeii and the Royal Palace of Caserta.
The Blue Grotto was known since the times of ancient Romans, who apparently were using it as the natural pool. It seems that Tiberius had built a tunnel to enter the cave directly from his sumptuous villa.
Of this passage to date there is no no trace, leaving the question of whether there ever was or if it is merely a legend. Starting from 1862, when the cave was visited by the Polish August Kopisch, the Blue Grotto was known throughout the world. Today, thanks to the small boats, it is visited by tourists from every part of the earth.

Villa San Michele

Among the most interesting buildings to visit in Anacapri We point out the Villa San Michele, built in 1800 by the writer and the Swedish doctor Axel Munthe.
After his death the house was donated to the Swedish state, and today is owned by a Swedish foundation that has transformed it into a museum offering classical music concerts during summertime.

Monte Solaro

There are two ways to reach the summit of Mount Solaro:

  • By chairlift: the chairlift departs from Piazza Vittoria and reaches the summit in 12 minutes. It is not particularly high, so can be taken by those who are afraid of heights. That said, is not recommended for children.
  • By foot: the trail begins at Piazza della Pace in Anacapri (behind the cemetary) and is, obviously, an uphill climb. However, it is well marked and not overly strenuous, and can be completed in about an hour.

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