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Welcome to Capri

Capri outshines its neighboring islands in the Bay of Naples with sheer star power. Celebrities are thick on the ground (and on the sea, ensconced in dozens of yachts moored off shore) in this jet-set outpost, but most visitors come for the dramatic coastline and seascapes—as well as designer boutiques, gourmet dining, and exclusive beach clubs. The top thing to do on Capri is set sail on an island boat tour with stops to swim and visit the Blue Grotto; landlubbers can opt for a driving tour or cooking class.

Top 9 attractions in Capri

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Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra)

Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra)

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The Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra) is one of the most famous attractions on the beautiful island of Capri, located in Italy’s Bay of Naples. This unique sea cave gets its name from the bright blue light filtering through the water by way of an opening below sea level. To enter the cave, visitors board a small rowboat and duck as they enter through a low opening. Once inside the cave, you’ll marvel at the glowing turquoise light.More
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Faraglioni

Faraglioni

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The symbol of Capri—and one of the island’s most striking natural features—this trio of soaring rock spurs jutting out from the waters of the Mediterranean are a dramatic sight from both land and sea. Take in their craggy beauty from one of the island’s many scenic overlooks, or sail past on a boat tour.More
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Green Grotto (Grotta Verde)

Green Grotto (Grotta Verde)

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One of several natural sea caves along Capri's rugged coastline, the Green Grotto (Grotta Verde) is known for the unique green light that filters through the water and reflects onto the walls, creating a striking, dreamy atmosphere inside.More
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White Grotto (Grotta Bianca)

White Grotto (Grotta Bianca)

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The coastline of Capri is dotted with unique sea caves, and though the Blue Grotto may be the most famous, the White Grotto is one of the most spectacular. Named for the white stalactites that hang from its roof and the layers of calcareous material that coat its sides, this cavern is a popular stop on boat tours of the island.More
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Marina Piccola

Marina Piccola

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Once Capri’s main harbor, Marina Piccola today is simply one of the picturesque spots on the island’s southern coast. The towering Faraglioni sea stacks loom just offshore, and the tiny cove is home to exclusive beach clubs and waterfront restaurants. To get a taste of Capri’s chic la dolce vita vibe, this is the place to head.More
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Natural Arch (Arco Naturale)

Natural Arch (Arco Naturale)

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Whether glimpsed by land or sea, the towering Natural Arch is one of the most impressive sights along the coastline of Capri. This spectacular limestone arch stands 60 feet (18 meters tall and 40 feet (12 meters wide, and is all that remains of a Paleolithic cave. Take an island boat tour or hike the scenic trail to take in its majesty.More
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Gardens of Augustus (Giardini di Augusto)

Gardens of Augustus (Giardini di Augusto)

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Perched atop the dramatic cliffs overlooking the Bay of Naples and just a short stroll from Capri’s central Piazzetta square, the lush Gardens of Augustus (Giardini di Augusto) are a quiet oasis offering mesmerizing views of the tiny cove of Marina Piccola and the soaring Faraglioni sea stacks just off shore.More
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Villa San Michele

Villa San Michele

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One of the most elegant and panoramic spots on Capri, this villa built by Swedish doctor and author Axel Munthe at the turn of the 20th century today houses an eclectic collection amassed during his travels. Admire art and antiquities, stroll through the lush gardens, and take in sweeping views across the Bay of Naples.More
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Marina Grande

Marina Grande

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Whether arriving by private boat or public ferry, you’ll likely pass through Capril’s main port, Marina Grande. Once a humble fishing village, today this bustling harbor is home to restaurants and shops, the island’s largest beach, the funicular to Capri town, and buses and taxis to destinations across the island.More

Top activities in Capri

Private Island of Capri by Boat

Private Island of Capri by Boat

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Capri Island Boat Ride with Swimming, Sights, and Limoncello
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Private tour in a typical Capri boat
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Private tour in a typical Capri boat

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Private Capri Island and Blue Grotto Day Tour from Naples or Sorrento
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Private Capri Boat Tour Top sellers

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Boat Tour in Capri Italy
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Boat Tour in Capri Italy

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Capri Boat Tour: Living la Dolce Vita
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Capri Island Private Tour

Capri Island Private Tour

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Capri Boat and Walking

Capri Boat and Walking

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Private gozzo day
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Private gozzo day

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All about Capri

Currency
Euro (€)
Time Zone
CEST (UTC +1)
Country Code
+39
Language(s)
Italian
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