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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
Capri Relax Boats - Discover Capri by gozzo boat "Fratelli Aprea 7.80" Pick

Excursions by sea

Discover Capri by gozzo boat "Fratelli Aprea 7.80"

Do you really want to enjoy the blue sea of Capri?
The best option is to book a private boat to sail around the island!
With its discreet charm the "Fratelli Aprea 7.80 open cruise" is the model that more than others represents the tradition and the classic line of Gozzo Sorrentino.

By Capri Relax Boats

from € 160 Per boat. Up to 7 persons.

Andrea Albanese

(Amministratore Unico)

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: 2.15 hours

By Blue Sea Capri

from € 130 € 150 -13% per boat

Marcello

(Sailor)

Capri Boat Service - Luxury Capri Boat Tour by Fratelli Aprea Lancia/Gozzo Pick

Excursions by sea

Luxury Capri Boat Tour by Fratelli Aprea Lancia/Gozzo

This is not your usual boat tour of Capri! Indulge in a touch of luxury on board our traditional lancia or gozzo 7.8 m "Fratelli Aprea" boats, and begin your day at sea with a spumante toast in crystal flutes and fresh strawberries!

By Capri Boat Service

from € 170 € 180 -6% max 7 passengers

Danilo, Marco e Pierpaolo

(Proprietari)

Insider Tips

Camilla

(ItalyTraveller Copywriter&Editor)

Eating for Cheap on Capri: Budget Restaurants for Meals Under 20 Euros

Get a great meal without breaking the bank on Capri!

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.