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This is the place to enjoy your Limoncello at sunset with beautiful views on the sea, or at a pretty restaurant with a view of fabulous atmosphere.
The cobble stone streets are lined with upmarket shops and at Marina Grande you will find the luxury yachts of celebrities all lined up, coming to enjoy this beautiful island. So let’s go and be part of the fun!
Without a doubt Capri would be more than worth a visit, especially if you stay for a night or two.
You can easily reach the island by ferry from Naples and Sorrento for a day trip. There is also a boat from Positano, but you’ll have to check and book in advance to ensure a stress-free experience, as the boats sometimes (weather depending) does not operate exactly on schedule.
This dream holiday destination is something you need to enjoy – relishing each moment.
When reaching Capri, after having something to eat and strolling through the shops, take the funicular up to the top and center of Capri. There is a funicular every 5 or 10 minutes, you can buy your tickets getting there, and it is not expensive. Especially if you take into account the amazing views you have along the way.
Reaching the top, you’ll again have the opportunity to stop for something to drink at the Piazzetta di Capri (the most famous plaza and a very popular place to spend some time).
If you ask the locals they would recommend April to June and again September and October. Summer is the time when the Pizzetta in the center of town is filled with tourists and celebrities coming in with boats, ferries and luxury yachts.
In my opinion spring (May) is a good time to visit Capri as the weather is not yet so hot and there are less rainy days.
Discover the island, by walking down the streets and alleys, exploring all the beautiful scenery and lovely nature scenes and gardens everywhere.
Another stop that is really beautiful, is the botanical garden: Giardini di Augusto (originally known as the Krupp gardens). It is small but beautiful, with views of the Via Krupp (which is unfortunately closed), but still beautiful to see, as well as beautiful views of the faraglioni (a rock rock formation in the ocean, eroded by waves).
Visit this portal to purchase tickets for access to the municipal sites Villa Lysis and Giardini di Augusto.
Coming in from the Marina Grande (the port which you’ll reach by boat), you can take the funicular, the bus or the train to reach the town of Capri and then you can travel again by bus to Anacapri. A beautiful little town to walk through with very pretty shops.
If you’re uncertain of where some places are on the island of Capri, just ask your host or hotel reception. People are very friendly and will help you with a smile.
Visit: Villa San Michelle host live entertainment evenings. There is a museum with a shop and the most beautiful gardens you can explore. Even on misty days it is spectacular. Definitely worth a visit.
Also read: The most beautiful gardens of Italy.
I know there are people saying that this is not what they expected and that it is only a touristy place, BUT I still recommend a visit. It is beautiful. And where else would you find a restaurant under lemon trees… go at night after sunset... that is when you’ll see the lights and lemons that create the unique atmosphere.
Da Paulino Restaurant is a huge dream-like restaurant under the famous Amalfi Coast lemon trees. Including, good food, great service, fantastic atmosphere, and an amazing venue: What more can I say? Oh yes – the sing-along evening was so much fun. (Start learning the words to the song “That’s Amore” and book your tickets.) If you’re going with a party of friends even better.
For fine dining, try Ziqù Restaurant & Terrace with beautiful Mediterranean views.
Although there are many day-trips to the island of Capri, we would definitely recommend staying overnight.
You’ll find beautiful hotels, villas, apartments and B&B’s all featuring stunning views of some sort.
Enjoy beautiful views on the Monte Solaro Chair Lift (Anacapri)
Monte Solaro is a mountain on the island with an elevation of 589 m. Its peak is the highest point of Capri and it contains the “Fortino di Bruto”, a blockhouse which was used in battles between Britain and France in the early 19th century.
You will not regret spending extra time here. During summer they also have ferry routes departing from Positano, Salerno and Ischia, so it is easy to combine a visit to Capri with your summer holiday on the Amalfi Coast.
(See below a few popular accommodation options.)