The Blue Grotto
The Blue Grotto is one of several sea caves, worldwide, that is flooded with a brilliant blue or emerald light. The quality and nature of the color in each cave is determined by the particular lighting conditions in that particular cave.
In the case of the Blue Grotto, the light comes...
The Lighthouse of...
Punta Carena Lighthouse is located on the island of Capri on the head of the same name, about 3 kilometres southwest of Anacapri. The lighthouse has been active since 1867; its construction began in 1862.
It consists of an octagonal brick tower with lantern and gallery, above a...
Marina Piccola ("little harbor"; also Marina di Mulo) is located on the southern side of the island of Capri. It is near the Faraglioni sea stacks to the southeast. The Via Krupp is a historic switchback paved footpath which connect the Charterhouse of San Giacomo and the Gardens of Augustus...Read all
The Arco Naturale is a natural arch on the east coast of the island of Capri. Dating from the Paleolithic age, it is the remains of a collapsed grotto. The arch spans 12 m at a height of 18 m above ground and consists of limestone.Read all
Off the island of Capri, there are three "famous" faraglioni. The have been named:
Stella, connected to the island, 109 m.
Mezzo, 82 m.
Scopolo (or Fuori), 106 m.
The average height of the Faraglioni is 75 meters. The Faraglione di Mezzo is characterized by a...
Li Galli Islands
Several sirens were said to have inhabited the islands, the most famous of whom were Parthenope, Leucosia, and Ligeia. One of them played the lyre, another sang, and another played the flute. They are mentioned in the 1st century BC by Strabo, the Greek Geographer and by Straton of Sardis in...Read all
Casa Malaparte is a red masonry box with reverse pyramidal stairs leading to the roof patio. On the roof is a freestanding curving white wall of increasing height. It sits on a dangerous cliff 32 metres above the sea overlooking the Gulf of Salerno. Access to this private property is either by...Read all