Capri, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Capri is a picturesque island located in Italy's Bay of Naples. Known for its rugged landscape, upscale hotels, and shopping, from designer fashions to limoncello and handmade leather sandals. One of its best-known natural sites is the Blue Grotto, a dark cavern where the sea glows electric blue, the result of sunlight passing through an underwater cave. In summer, Capri's dramatic, cove-studded coastline draws many yachts.

What to do in Capri?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Capri. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Arrival and Exploration of Capri Town

Morning

Arrive in Capri by ferry from Naples or Sorrento. Start your exploration with a visit to the Piazzetta, the bustling main square of Capri town. Enjoy a coffee at one of the outdoor cafes and watch the world go by.

Afternoon

Take the funicular up to Monte Solaro for panoramic views of the island. Visit the Gardens of Augustus, a beautiful park with terraces overlooking the sea.

Evening

Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the town, exploring its narrow streets and designer boutiques. Have dinner at a local restaurant and try some fresh seafood.


Day 2: Discover Anacapri and the Blue Grotto

Morning

Take a bus to Anacapri, a quieter town located at a higher elevation. Visit Villa San Michele, a villa with beautiful gardens and stunning views.

Afternoon

Take a boat tour to the Blue Grotto, a sea cave where the water glows a magical blue. Note that the grotto is only accessible when the sea is calm.

Evening

Return to Capri town and enjoy a relaxing evening. Try some limoncello, a local lemon liqueur.


Day 3: Relaxation and Departure

Morning

Spend your last day relaxing on one of Capri's beautiful beaches. Try the Marina Piccola beach, located on the southern side of the island.

Afternoon

Do some last-minute shopping for local products like handmade sandals and limoncello. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a seaside restaurant.

Evening

Depart Capri by ferry. As you leave, take in the beautiful views of the island from the sea.


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