The island of Capri (Naples)

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The island of Capri

Capri, located in front of the Sorrento peninsula, is among the most famous islands in the world and has been inhabited since ancient times. In fact, from Suetonius we have known that the Roman emperors Octavianus Augustus and Tiberius (Villa Jovis) they lived there.

Every year it's a destination for tourists, politicians and celebrities from all over the world.

The coast and the blue cave

The Blue Grotto in CapriThe coast is particularly indented and partly overhanging the sea and is full of coves and caves of which the best known is the Blue Grotto.
Also we have the famous ones stacks, three rocky islets (Stella, Faraglione di Mezzo and Faraglione di Fuori or Scopolo) that rise in front of the coast of Capri creating a very characteristic atmosphere.

The main centers of the island are Capri, Anacapri, Marina Grande with the very well known Piazzetta and Marina Piccola.

Information on Capri

Contacts: Official site of the Municipality of Capri

How to get to the island:

  • Ferries and hydrofoils to Capri: departing from Naples - Molo Beverello, with fast hydrofoils and Terminal Porta di Massa with ferry boats
  • trains - The railway station closest to the boarding points of Naples is Piazza Garibaldi and it is possible to reach them by metro (line L1, Università station), buses (151, Acton Beverello stop) and trams (1 or 4, Colombo stop -port, terminus) and by taxi

Ferry and hydrofoil times to Capri

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Events and news on the Isle of Capri

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