Monte Solaro, Anacapri

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Mountain · Lookout
The highest point on the island of Capri, Monte Solaro is topped with two significant structures. A statue of Emperor Augustus, the man who first landed on the Capri, depicts a very muscular emperor and is affixed to the side of the mountaintop. The Fortino di Bruto was used as a blockhouse in battles between France and Britain in the 19th century. To reach the summit, use either the Passetiello nature trail or the path that begins at Axel Munthe. Plan to wear lightweight clothing and sturdy walking shoes. Make Monte Solaro part of your personalized Anacapri itinerary using our Anacapri trip itinerary maker site.
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  • We took the lift up and did a beautiful hike down, less than an hour total. The views the entire way were spectacular  more »
  • We took the chairlift up and walked back down. Both ways were fun. We saw a herd of goats on the way down. The views from the top are great.  more »
  • Chairlift to Monte Solaro is 24 Euros to & fro. Bird's eye view of entire landscape is worth every penny. Also you can hop off at the peak for photographs & sip on some beverages in the cafe before you head back to the foothills
  • We took the chair lift up, then hiked down. It's a beautiful view. The hike is a little rocky, but worth it. We really enjoyed it. A must if you're going to Capri

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