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Anacapri Holidays

Anacapri literally translates to ‘above Capri’ and the location of Capri’s second town affords some of the most spectacular views on the island. Located more than 900 feet above sea level, Anacapri is just a short bus ride from its busier neighbour, Capri Town, yet retains more than a little of the rustic Italian village that it once was.

Anacapri is a great place for walkers and hikers, and also has an arty side to it, with a cluster of artisan workshops selling hand-made products. For many, the biggest attraction is the island’s chairlift, which takes guests nearly 2,000 feet above the sea to the top of Mount Solaro for some of the most incredible views found anywhere in Italy. Villa San Michele is another popular attraction, offering peaceful gardens and impressive views of its own. With just a main piazza and shopping street, surrounded by a number of peaceful back streets, Anacapri is a great choice for a laid-back Capri getaway.
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Things to do in Anacapri

Flight Information

The closest airport to Capri is Naples (NAP), which is approximately 2 hours 15 minutes from Capri via ferry (we recommend that flights into Naples arrive no later than 4pm and depart no earlier than 11.30am in order to catch the first/last ferry).

Direct flights to Naples airport (NAP) are available from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle and take approximately 2 hours 45 minutes.

When to go

Capri's season runs from April to October. Summer (June to August) is the busiest time for the island but even during these months the evenings are relatively quiet as most people are only visiting for the day. April, May, September and October are the best months to travel to avoid the worst of the crowds and still enjoy good weather and warm sea temperatures.

Visa Information

At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.

Tipping

You don’t have to leave a tip in Italy – most Italians don’t tip for restaurant meals, bar drinks, taxi rides or hair and beauty treatments. However if you do leave a tip, you might receive quicker service.

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