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Villa San Michele

Viale Axel Munthe, 34, 80071 Anacapri NA, Italy

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About Villa San Michele

Villa San Michele is the life’s work at Capri of the Swedish physician and author Axel Munthe.  It is surrounded by an impressive garden, which recently won the price as Italy’s most beautiful private park. Behind it is the Barbarossa mountain, which Axel Munthe turned into a sanctuary for migratory birds. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists here.



Attractions near Villa San Michele

Monte Solaro1.38km from Villa San Michele

Monte Solaro is a mountain on the island of Capri in Campania, Italy. With an elevation of 589 m, its peak is the highest point of Capri. It contains the “Fortino di Bruto”, a blockhouse which was used in battles between Britain and France in the early 19th century. It is characterised by its "sheer dolomitic slopes" which form an "unsurpassable partition" between the eastern and western sides of the island.

Marina Piccola Beach1.59km from Villa San Michele

The Marina Piccola bay is the best beach spot in this area. It is on Capri's southern coast and can be reached by bus from the Piazzetta or by foot, following Via Roma to Due Golfi, then taking the stairs down Via Mulo. It's a pleasant route and only about a 15-minute walk.

Piazza Umberto I1.67km from Villa San Michele

Piazza Umberto I is the most famous square on the island of Capri, Italy. The square is located in the historic center of Capri, in the eponymous town Capri, on the eastern end of the island, and since Roman times, it has been considered the center of the town and the meeting point of the island by both residents and others. It is one of the prime locations in this area and it is a famous spot for people gatherings.

Blue Grotto1.7km from Villa San Michele

The Blue Grotto is a karst cavity that opens on the north-western side of the island of Capri. Administratively it belongs to the municipality of Anacapri, in the metropolitan city of Naples.  Prestigious nymphaeum of the Roman age, after a long decline the cave became known starting from 1826 when it was visited by the German artist August Kopisch.

Via Krupp1.76km from Villa San Michele

Via Friedrich Alfred Krupp, commonly known as via Krupp, is one of the most famous streets on the island of Capri, which connects the historic center of the island with the seaside area of ​​Marina Piccola.  The German steel magnate Friedrich Alfred Krupp, dwelling in the central suite Grand Hotel Quisisana, could not quickly reach Marina Piccola, where he kept moored his yacht: then bought the entire area between the Certosa di San Giacomo and Castiglione and built the road that today takes its

Gardens of Augustus1.89km from Villa San Michele

The gardens of Augustus, initially known as the Krupp Gardens, are a city ​​park in Capri.  It constitutes a real botanical garden that houses various specimens of the island's flora, with ornamental and non-ornamental plants. The botanical beauties are associated with a very wide panorama of the main landscape beauties of Capri. From them, in fact, you can get a 180-degree panoramic view of the island of Capri, with glimpses of Mount Solaro, the bay of Marina Piccola, via Krupp and the famous s

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Campania is one of the regions of Southern Italy and stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the mouth of the Garigliano River to the Gulf of Policastro. The mild climate, the beauty of the coasts, the richness of its art and history, and the love for food make Campania the fascinating territory that it is.