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“Great view of the island”
Review of Mount Solaro

Mount Solaro
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Owner description: From Piazza della Vittoria you can take a breathtaking chairlift to the top of Mount Solaro, the highest point on Capri at 1,932 feet.
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
“Great view of the island”
Reviewed November 28, 2013

Even though it was a rainy day when I went up the chair lift, there was still lots to be seen and a great way of getting persepctive on this fascinating rocky island.

Visited September 2013
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Geneva, Illinois
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“The most beautiful place I have ever seen”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

This place is a must for anyone travelling to the island of Capri. From Anacapri, you can take a chair lift (about a 15 minute ride) up the side of the hill to the top of the island. This chair lift looks scary, and is similar to what a ski chair lift might be, leaving you feeling all alone on the side of the mountain... however the views on the way up, and the stunning views at the top make this ride completely worthwhile. The views from the top offer stunning views of the ocean, the fragolini rocks, and even so far as the city of Naples and on a clear day, Mt. Vesuvius. There is also a snack bar at the top where you can buy drinks/snacks and enjoy the view for awhile before heading back down to the busy island below. This is one of my favorite things we did on our almost 2 week long trip to Italy, and I would recommend this over anything else on the island of Capri.

Visited September 2013
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Streetsboro, Ohio
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Hiking Mount Solaro”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The path is very steep and there is a sign that could be easily misread that would lead you to the church instead of up. We guessed right and it was shortly after confirmed by a local. The Chair lift was closed this day because of the strong winds. So our only option was to hike. We always planned to hike down. With it being off-season, nothing was open at the top. But with the chair lift closed we expected this. The view was great. I would like to see an accessible toilette even in the off season or when the snack shop is closed.

Visited November 2013
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Ontario Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 776 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2013

What a view! The ride up is just breathtaking. The cost of the chairlift was included in our private Capri Tour and it was so much fun. Arriving at the top you have the most magnificent view of the sea. There is a nice little restaurant up top with restrooms and cool photo shoots.

Visited September 2013
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The Villages, Florida
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“chair lift ride is great fun”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

I wasn't real sure if I cared about riding the chair lift up to the top of Mt. Solaro, but it turned out to be more fun than I thought. The lift had only one person seats and moves at a steady but slow pace. It will seem routine if you've ever been on a ski lift. There are attendants to help you on and off. It took much longer than I expected to reach the top. Once there you have some wonderful views as you are at the highest point on Capri. There is a snack bar there as well - not sure what they sell as we only got water. Then you have the fun of riding back down again! You can spend as long as you want on top, but the whole trip took us about an hour.

Visited September 2013
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