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Five Freebies on Capri

Five Freebies on Capri

It may surprise you, but even on the notoriously pricey island of Capri there can be fun had for free! Here are five suggestions for visiting Capri at zero-cost (well, you have to pay for the ferry), because we think that this island's beauty should be accessible to all travellers, regardless of their budget:

1. The breathtaking Via Krupp walk

This is one of the most beautiful walking routes on Capri, along a trail skirting the mountain slope between the center of Capri and Marina Piccola. It's the same view that visitors to the Gardens of Augustus enjoy, but without the ticket price! If you enjoy walking and hiking, there are a number of fabulous panoramic trails crisscrossing the island. You can take a look here: Trails and Hiking on Capri.

2. A swim in the shadow of the Faraglioni

If you want the thrill of swimming directly beneath Capri's most famous rock formations, you don't need to pay for a private beach. At Marina Piccola there are two public beaches with views of the Faraglioni. Take a look at our list of public beaches on Capri for more information.

3. Visit the Capri Philosophical Park

Billed as a spot to reflect on life's biggest questions, this park has a nature trail lined with around sixty tiles with quotes from some of Western philosophy's greatest thinkers where visitors can take a journey through the beautiful landscape while taking a parallel journey of the mind. Created by a Swedish couple, this park is located in one of the island's most remote spots, Philosophical Park.

4. Visit the Mackenzie house in Cetrella

Near the Cetrella Hermitage under the summit of Mount Solaro, visitors can tour the house of Scottish writer Sir Compton Mackenzie. Now a center for the study of local flora and fauna, it can be reached by an hour-long hike along the trail which departs from Piazza della Vittoria in Anacapri. For visitor information and hours, call 081.8371157.

5. People-watching between the Piazzetta and Via Camerelle

The celebrity trail of VIPs on summer holiday on Capri winds between the café tables in the Piazzetta and Via Camerelle, where the world's rich and famous stop to take in the window displays of both the elegant designer boutiques and the tiny artisan cobbler workshops, turning out Capri's distinctive sandals. The best people-watching is in the evening after six, when the lion's share of daytrippers have left.

Want to know how much to expect to spend for an espresso in the Piazzetta or for a lounger and umbrella on a private beach? Take a look at our price list on How Much does a Weekend on Capri Cost?

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Recommended experiences and tours

Motoscafisti di Capri - Island Tour + stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line Pick

Transport and Rental

Island Tour + stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line

Buy the online ticket, save 1 euro and skip the line!

By Motoscafisti di Capri

€ 17 € 18 -6% per guest
Motoscafisti di Capri - Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line Pick

Transport and Rental

Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line

Buy the online ticket, save 1 euro and skip the line!

By Motoscafisti di Capri

€ 14 € 15 -7% per guest
Oasi Motor - Rent your scooter online - Full Day (6 hours) Pick

Transport and Rental

Rent your scooter online - Full Day (6 hours)

Book online to reserve your scooter for your day on Capri!
Your scooter will be waiting for you to hop on.
From 10am to 4pm: visit Capri while skipping the long lines and waits for public transportation...at an excellent price.

By Oasi Motor

from € 40 € 55 -27% Per scooter
Bagni Tiberio Boats - The Classic Boat Tour of Capri (2h 15mins) Pick

Excursions by sea

The Classic Boat Tour of Capri (2h 15mins)

A boat tour around the island on a traditional gozzo or lancia boat is a must to appreciate the beauty of Capri by sea, including stops at the Faraglioni, Blue Grotto, Green Grotto, and lighthouse. You'll even have a chance to take a dip in the crystalline waters off the coast.
Durata: 2,15 ore

By Bagni Tiberio Boats

from € 150 per boat

Carmine De Martino

(Owner)

Bagni Tiberio Boats - Capri by Boat: Fun in the Sun Pick

Excursions by sea

Capri by Boat: Fun in the Sun

Hop aboard our boats and prepare to have fun in the sun: half or full-day boat tours around the island to admire Capri's most famous sights: the Faraglioni, the Blue Grotto, the lighthouse, and Marina Piccola for a swim.
Duration: 4 or 7 hours

By Bagni Tiberio Boats

from € 240 per boat

Carmine De Martino

(Owner)

Blue Sea Capri - The "Classic" Boat Tour around Capri Pick

Excursions by sea

The "Classic" Boat Tour around Capri

A sail around the coastline of Capri on board a traditional gozzo boat is the best way to see the beauty of Capri - including the Faraglioni, Marina Piccola, the lighthouse, the Blue Grotto (upon request) - and even stop for a swim in the sea off the coast.
Duration: 2 hours

By Blue Sea Capri

from € 140 per boat

Marcello

(Sailor)

Insider Tips

Camilla

(ItalyTraveller Copywriter&Editor)

Bite-size guide to the island in fall and winter

Why should I visit Capri in the late autumn or winter?

Camilla

(ItalyTraveller Copywriter&Editor)

The Phoenician Steps

The steps built to link Anacapri with the rest of the world

Guided tours

Kaire Arte Capri

A new way to visit Capri

Museums

Capri Philosophical Park

A Philosophical Retreat along the Migliera Path.