View from Villa San Michele towards Marina Grande
|Metropolitan city||Naples (NA)|
|• Mayor||Mario Staiano|
|• Total||6.39 km2 (2.47 sq mi)|
|Elevation||275 m (902 ft)|
|Population (December 31, 2004)|
|• Density||980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Anthony of Padua|
|Saint day||June 13|
Anacapri (Neapolitan: Ronnacràpe) is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. The Ancient Greek prefix ana- means "up" or "above", signifying that Anacapri is located at a higher elevation on the island than Capri (about 150 m higher on average). Administratively, it has a separate status from the city of Capri. The most significant site in the village is the Villa San Michele.
French composer Claude Debussy was a regular visitor to Anacapri. He even named one of his preludes from the first book, No.5 Les collines d'Anacapri (The hills of Anacapri), in homage to the community.
There is a bus service, via numerous hairpin bends, from Marina Grande and Capri to Anacapri.
Punta Carena Lighthouse is located 3 km from the main town.
- Castello Barbarossa
- Belvedere della Migliera (o Migliara)
- Casa Rossa
- Chiesa di San Michele
- Chiesa di Santa Sofia
- Eremo di Santa Maria a Cetrella
- Le Boffe
- Sentiero dei fortini
- Phoenician Steps (Scala Fenicia)
- Monte Solaro
- Punta Carena Lighthouse
- Casa Cernia di Luigi Cosenza
- Villa Damecuta
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