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Villa Lysis, Capri

4.6
#24 of 93 in Things to do in Capri
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Villa Lysis (initially, La Gloriette; today, Villa Fersen) is a villa on Capri built by industrialist and poet Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen in 1905. "Dedicated to the youth of love" (dédiée à la jeunesse d'amour), it was Fersen's self-chosen exile from France after a sex scandal involving Parisian schoolboys and nude (or nearly nude) tableaux vivants.

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  • Nice views, nice enough garden, but no shortage of either around here. House not that interesting. Technically, you can hike here from Villa Jovis, but the trail is unmaintained and very steep at...  more »
  • The Villa itself is very interesting, but the main atraction for me is its garden and the view to Marina Grande.  more »
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  • Nice villa, but need strong refurbishment. Very nice view on Capri
  • Extremely Beautiful view from Villa Lysis to Capri and Sorrento!!! Very nice big building with its own scandalous history.

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