Capri – La Dolce Vita
Walking on the boulevard of Naples, you can already see the beautiful island of Capri. Some say it has the shape of a woman lying on her back, others see a slipper in it. Capri is without a doubt a populair destination for travelers. For most people this island is on their list of things to do during a visit to Naples. Although due to its popularity, it is still worth seeiing the immense beauty of this island with your own eyes. Here you can find some tips and pictures of places you should defenitely see on the island.
Marina Grande is the place where you dock when you visit Capri. This is the only port on the island where ferries arrive and depart. The island is accessible from the port of Naples and also from Sorrento. From Naples it takes around 45 minutes.
Tip! For hiking enthusiasts I can recommend to follow the road to enjoy the most beautiful panoramic views on the way up.
Capri city is the capital of the island and is located in the higher part of the island. The place is accessible by cable car from Marina Grande or by bus from Anacapri or Marina Piccola.
Tip! Eat a Gelatto at the Piazza Umberto I. It will cost a little extra but worth every cent.
One of the many walking paths leads to the viewpoint to the Natural Arch on the East coast of the Island. The Natural Arch is elevated high above sea level and its opening provides the perfect picture frame for the amazing sea scenery in the distance.
Tip! Go for a drink with a view to Bar Jovis.
This small harbor is located on the south side of the island and offers a view of the famous rocks, the Faraglioni di Capri. You can find here both free beaches (Marina di Mulo and Marina di Pennauro) and a number of private beaches where you can spend a day by the sea.
Tip! Go to Belvedere of Punta Cannone (an amazing viewpoint).