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Address: Viale Axel Munthe 34, 80071 Anacapri, Island of Capri, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 837 1401
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$163.71*
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Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento
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$114.60*
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Capri Island Tour Anacapri and Axel Munthes Belvedere with Lunch
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$43.66*
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Semi-Guided Capri Island Tour

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I don't know how I had missed this sight on prior visits to the island,but I had somehow. But then I had not somehow gotten up as far as Anni Capri and so got lost and busy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I don't know how I had missed this sight on prior visits to the island,but I had somehow. But then I had not somehow gotten up as far as Anni Capri and so got lost and busy below. The place is very small and huge numbers of people tramp through the cite. But still go this is one of those... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historic villa with the most incredible views. If you like beautiful gardens with a bit of history and some quite time this is for you. A must when in Capri!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Wonder the grounds, read every plaque and leave time to meander the sun light drenched gardens of Villa San Michele. You'll leave feeling like you personally met the Villa's creator - doctor, writer, philanthropist and animal lover Alex Munthe. Do not rush, leave yourself at least 2 hours, soak this special location in, it's truly magical.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

San Michele was the home of Dr . Axel Munthe who was a totally remarkable human and Doctor... he did not bill his patients especially the poor of Capri, Paris and Naples. The wealthy did not get bills and paid for his services .... The practice of medicine was a "holy vocation" The views from the top of Capri ARE... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Beautiful historic gardens not to be missed. Step back in time and wander around the stunning terraces with views from the top of the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This is just off the main square in anacapri. We took the wrong road by going back down the narrow road the bus came up on and took our lives in our hands. Better to walk to the chair lift and take the road exactly opposite this- it is lined by tourist shops but you avoid being hit by crazy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is a lovely place left to us by a very sophisticated fellow. It's among the spots from which to enjoy the spectacular views available on Capri - with the added pleasure of a nice house, gardens, sculpture and mosaics.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place, very much of history, very nice wiews from Ana Capri to the town of Capri, you will see mountains, the ocean and the port of Capri :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

You must go to Villa San Michele! The views are unsurpassed as well as the gardens. The villa itself is charming and the Ancient statuary wonderful. Axel Munthe, the owner of the villa was an amazing individual whose book entitled : The Story of Villa San Michele is a must read. There is also a charming bar and restaurant for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is a self tour with a small fee of 7 euros/person. We enjoyed the inside of the building as well as the grounds. Well preserved and maintained. Great to know about the life of a great doctor. TIP: follow the route to the Sphynx. It has some great views.

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