Villa St Michele

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  • Address: Viale Axel Munthe, 34, 80071 Anacapri NA, Italy
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-0818371401
  • Ticket Price: 7 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Built by the Swedish physician and author Axel Munthe, Villa San Michele is a remarkable place that is as beautiful as it is historically important. Axel built his villa on the ruins of an ancient Chapel dedicated to San Michele, following a series of sketches made on a wall. The physician called this place home for 56 years. The villas gardens offer spectacular views of the Sorrentine Peninsula and Mount Vesuvius. The gardens themselves are a sight of pure beauty, adorned with many ancient relics and statues.

A number of ancient artifacts are represented at this villa. These include fragments of sarcophaguses, busts, Roman paving, marble and columns.

Villa St Michele Travel Tips

  • From Capri, visitors can take the bus to Anacapri. Get off at Piazza Vittoria (the main stop), walk up the steps opposite the bus stop and continue along the little lane to the left.

Villa St Michele Hours

Bar Cafe Casa Olive:

  • Open April - November
  • Monday - Thursday 09:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Castello Barbarossa:

  • Guided tours on demand: April - September
  • Guided tours for schools: April - May

How to Reach Villa St Michele

  • There is no public transport in Capri. Travel by foot or cab to this destination.

  • Ristorante La Fenicia Di Catuogno Livio
  • Ristorante L'Olivo
  • Ristorante Barbarossa

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  • Villa St Michele Address: Viale Axel Munthe, 34, 80071 Anacapri NA, Italy
  • Villa St Michele Contact Number: +39-0818371401
  • Villa St Michele Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Villa St Michele Price: 7 EUR
  • Best time to visit Villa St Michele(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Villa St Michele: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 15.53% of people who visit Capri include Villa St Michele in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Villa St Michele visit around 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Villa St Michele

Tuesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Villa St Michele

People normally also visit Bagni D' Arienzo while planning their trip to Villa St Michele.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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