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Capri Town Holidays

Capri Town is the first thing visitors see when they arrive on the island. From a deceptively small port, the town of Capri climbs upwards into the island’s scenic foothills. Its pretty terracotta houses and intricate whitewashed alleyways are picture-perfect, and you'll see them on many a postcard for sale in the island's souvenir shops. 

The town first became known as a haven for the rich and famous during Roman times and is still a celebrity magnet today. At the heart of Capri lies the renowned Piazzetta – a flower-adorned square that looks out over the Mediterranean Sea. From this popular base, set at the top of the island’s funicular railway, visitors can immerse themselves in the maze of winding streets that makes up the heart of the town.

Just a few streets away is Via Camerelle, Capri’s fashion centre, with luxurious boutiques and sun-drenched cafes creating the perfect setting for a shopping spree. One of the island’s top attractions is just steps from this shopping idyll – the Gardens of Augustus. These beautiful botanical gardens have been established for more than 100 years and offer visitors perfumed pathways and awe-inspiring views over the famed Faraglioni rock formation. 
Handpicked Hotels in Capri Town
Discover the real Capri Town while staying in one of our carefully selected hotels

Things to do in Capri Town

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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