The island of Capri is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Italy and coveted by international tourism. Located 3 miles from the Sorrento Peninsula and 17 nautical miles south of Naples, the island of Capri is considered the pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of NAPLES.
Capri has enchanted musicians, painters, writers and poets for centuries, but also Roman emperors, with its lush vegetation, full of extraordinary colors, with its sea and the marvelous caves that surround the island.
Famous for the mild climate and bright landscape, For the millennial history and splendid landscape and natural beauties, the island of Capri is one of the favorite destinations of the Spaniards and foreigners who visit our peninsula.
The island extends on an area of about 10 square km, of which 6 belong to the municipality of Anacapri and 4 to the municipality of Capri. The perimeter of the island is about 17 km, but only a few sections have small beaches.
The main headlands are the Mount Tiberio 334 meters high, to the east, and the Monte Solaro 589 meters high, to the west, while the municipalities of Capri and Anacapri rise respectively to 138 and 286 meters above sea level.
Visit Capri: what to see
Capri is a small island, it can also be visited in just one day, even if the stay of several days allows you to better enjoy this suggestive natural paradise.
The island can be divided into four "zones": the city of Capri, Anacapri, Marina Grande (the port) and Marina Piccola. Each area is different from the others and deserves to be seen, even briefly.
The island was background of dozens of films and meeting place for many famous people and VIPs, who used to meet in the famous square. These created the myth and became the symbol of the worldly life of the time.
The Natural Arch
It is a natural arch of limestone, the result of millions of years of erosion by the waves of the sea. A beautiful wonder of nature, almost 20 meters high, overlooks the turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Represents the highest point on the island of Capri, and reaching its top, almost 600 meters above sea level, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the island. To get there, you must first arrive in Anacapri, where the departure point of the chairlift is located.