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Viale Axel Munthe 34, 80071 Anacapri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Built by Swedish physician and author Axel Munthe in the early 20th centuy, with views over the port and towards the Sorrento peninsula. The interior was very nice (though the ticket was overly priced probably cause it is owned by Sweden) the gardens were exquisite...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before going to visit this charming villa it is recommended to read the book of Axel Munthe: "The Story of San Michele", published in the year 1929. It is an interesting story of the live in Villa San Michele. After reading the book you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

This villa was there on the mountain. It was made well and of course for a wealthy family. The view from the villa was beautiful. Not too much history was told about this place by our guide though.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank EnakshiC
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This was included in our tour package and we debated about actually viewing the Villa but are so glad we did. The views from the upper look out are amazing and the gardens were beautiful and relaxing. It was an hour well spent and there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BrenJ2012
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

It was my second visit and it’s just a small museum, but that’s partly why I love it. That, and I’m fascinated by Axel Munthe and his love for animals.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Not to be missed in Anacapri- most beautiful views of Capri. You can take the steps down to the marina area ( 1+ mile).

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

It was an amazing experience! The view is spectacular and the way to the top is quite engaging. It's a Must See

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlexandraG3124
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Previously owned by a famous Swedish sculpture and animal rights activist, this Villa/Museum has some nice pieces of art and spectacular views. Even a little cafe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dino328gtb
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Easily reachable from the town center of Anacapri... either do the chair lift to Monte Solaro first or vice versa First take a walk outside the Villa San Michele and then enter via the museum It’s just a so wonderful place ..the views, the gardens,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Don't miss it! Breathtaking views, lush gardens & historic sights. Be aware there are stairs but just take your time. A must.

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 1, 2018|
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Response from AEROTRAVELLING | Reviewed this property |
You CAN walk back to capri center but better not to do it. I wouldn´t! Take a cab. It is just 18-20 euros and you certainly will not regret it (if you don´t mind the price), beacuse Capri taxis without roofs are so fun... More
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Response from amybdent | Reviewed this property |
Villa San Michelle is breataking! Don’t miss touring tar Munths home and gardens for $8 Euro. You enter through the art shop. It is worth every euro, the formal gardens and views are gorgeous, the home is full of so many... More
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Response from Kiwatrotter | Reviewed this property |
Ditto! A very nice stroll to get there, a few steps in the house and in the garden but nothing worth noting. Don't miss it!