Well worth visiting, especially if you have an interest in Sweden or Swedish history. Axel Munthe was a truly interesting person, way before his time in many aspects.
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Population 14,000. Daily visitors 20,000. So how can you enjoy stunning views, beautiful gardens, superb lunch, tour of a villa with interesting historical heritage? Arrive at the Marina Grande port on one of the floating ferry anthills, grab one of the 7 seater taxis and...More
Go early when it's cooler and you will enjoy a wander around a small historical treasure. And have it all to yourself. If particular delight are the beautiful shaded gardens with sculptures and the beautiful little chapel (now a concert room) with its granite sphinx...More
The villa San Michele is located in Anacapri. To get there, the best and cheapest is to take the bus from Marina Grande to Anacapri (but you may have to be very patient as queues are very often to take the overcrowded buses), or a...More
We discovered Axel Munthes when we planned our trip to Anacapri. And we were seduced by his life's story, his dedication, and what he (and those who did the physical work) created at the Villa and Tower San Michel.
Getting there is half of the fun. The chair lift to Anacapri is a beautiful experience and it leaves you 5 minutes from the villa. Location is gorgeous and views to die for but what really did it for me was the sculpture loggia which...More
What a astonishing view from the top! it seems you are on airplane! Beautiful garden with different plants and flowers and a great dose oh history. Love this place!!