island is situated on the south side of the Gulf of Naples off the Sorrentine Peninsula. Known as "the
blue island", loved and celebrated by a lot of artists and VIPs, Capri is a place worth visiting at least
once during your life. Capri is a place where history, nature and mondanity come to a meeting point. Once the preferred
place of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, it is today a forced destination for many tourists. Capri is a tourist destination
for both Italians and foreigner visitors. It has been a celebrated beauty spot and resort since the time of the
Romans and in the 1950s Capri became a popular destination for the international jet set..
CAPRI TO SEE
In Capri there are beauties which are famous all around the world: the famous central Piazzetta sitting-room of the world, though preserving its modest village architecture, is lined with luxury boutiques and expensive restaurants; the Faraglioni rocks, three limestone masses standing out of the sea off the island of Capri in the Bay of Naples; the Blue Grotto one of the most famous caves in the world, a unique place where the blue light shines through the salt water of the sea filling the cave with intense and brilliant blue reflections that still today fascinate its visitors; the Marina Piccola (Small Harbor); the Belvedere of Tragara, which is a high panoramic promenade lined with villas; Anacapri a village located on the hills in the west side of Capri island; the Villa San Michele built around the turn of the 20th century on the ruins of the Tiberius' villa, whose gardens have panoramic views of the city of Capri and its marina, the Sorrentine Peninsula and Mount Vesuvius.
© 2008 by Appianline