Top Places to Visit while in Anacapri

Anacapri is located in Naples, Italy. It is popular for its landscapes, tiny streets and small white houses which can be found in the historical center, the trails leading to the hillsides and extending to the sea, and its serene environment. These are the reasons why tourists come back to this place from time to time because of the many things which this territory offers – whether tangible or intangible.

Just like any other tourist destination, Anacapri features places which will surely leave every visitor in awe. Here are the top places which you should definitely visit while you are in Anacapri:

Mount Solaro. Mount Solaro is the highest point in Capri, with an altitude of 1,932 feet. You can take a chairlift to the top of this mountain from Piazza della Vittoria. You will definitely enjoy the beautiful views on your way to the top. When you reach your destination, you will find a small café where you can take a sip of hot coffee while peacefully watching the clouds and the panoramic view of the islands.

Scala Fenicia or the Phoenician Steps. Walking from Anacapri to Marina Grande via Scala Fenicia takes roughly 45 minutes, but it is really all worth it. While the stairs may be steep and uneven, you will definitely love the views on your way down.

Chiesa di San Michele. This is a very small beautiful church which was built sometime between 1698 and 1719. It also has a great garden. Take time to enjoy the details church’s Majolica-tiled floor because it illustrates the Garden of Eden.

Casa Rossa. If you are interested in architecture and history, then you definitely have to check out this place. It is a small historical house which serves as a museum that is open to the public. Here, you will find paintings from the 19th century.

Santa Maria a Cetrella. This is a Franciscan chapel where you will find a Madonna statue. Pilgrims come here to venerate said statue.

Blue Grotto. This is one of the few caves in the world which is imbued with blue light. You can get to this place by taking a motorized boat from the Marina Grande port, or by taking a bus or cab from Anacapri.

Aside from the above-mentioned places, find time to stroll around small workshops and boutiques for great handmade crafts. Anacapri also offers entertainment at night such as discos, piano bars and movie theaters.

 

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