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Villa Jovis

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Address: Via Tiberio, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Perched on the top of Mount Tiberio, at more than 1,200 feet above sea...

Perched on the top of Mount Tiberio, at more than 1,200 feet above sea level, are the ruins of Capri's largest and most lavish Roman villa.

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Tiberius villa overlooking Capri

Long walk from Capri but easy to manage, 4euros to get in. Only saw one other person there, views are excellent. Ruins are being restored but not many explanation boards. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long walk from Capri but easy to manage, 4euros to get in. Only saw one other person there, views are excellent. Ruins are being restored but not many explanation boards. The Villa was extensive with huge storage vats and spa areas. Church on top looked incongruous but same as many sites I guess. We walked down left of Jovis to... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Getting to Villa Jovis will cost you a 45-60 minutes walk (dependes how fit you are) from the centre of the town of Capri. Most of it is uphill but once you reach the villa you will feel really "satisfied". Villa Jovis was the largest and most sumptuous of Emperor Tiberius' several villas on the island of Capri. The ruins... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Just spent 2 nights in Capri. Had a super time, despite many hotels and shops closed up for the winter. The woman in the information office below the clock in the piazza was hopeless. She had no maps in English and no information on walks. Luckily we worked it out for ourselves. Great walk out to Villa Jovis, it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Wear sneakers as this hike to Villa Jovis is not for the weak of heart! But u are rewarded with the most beautiful view of ruins and history!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A must-see. You'll find it fascinating and spine-chilling. Almost possible to imagine life there, as a paranoid reclusive Roman Emperor.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Amazing place but disappointment by the lack of information and the care being taken of such a historical place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The walk allows interesting glimpses into private properties along the way and culminates in a rather nice ruin with fine views. I recall it was a three-hour round trip from our base in the Villa Hotel Brunella on Via Tregara, taken at a relatively moderate pace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Capri is no doubt pretty, but (we went in October) crowded and over priced. If you don't like flashy shops then the best thing you can do is walk as quick as you can out of town. We enjoyed the walk to villa Jovis along the narrow pedestrian paths which were pleasant and relatively quiet. The view is great at... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Visited villa today and enjoyed the 45 min walk along narrow path uphill with some views however was met at entrance by a disinterested Italian attendant and a sign for 4 euros each- were surprised as all guidebooks had suggested 2 euros! Suspect this was a side line - be careful and challenge. The ruins had a good location but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Arrived from Capri early morning and had a coffee and waited for the Funicular crowd to lessen then up to Capri Town and we set off on our walk to Villa Jovis. This took us through some very delightful narrow streets and then outwards and upwards, and upwards – actually it wasn’t that bad and we stopped often for the... More 

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