Are you planning your holiday on Capri and want to find out where to see the Faraglioni of Capri in all its splendor? Follow our tips to see the best of the Faraglioni by sea and on land.

Where to see the Faraglioni di Capri? 5 steps

The Faraglioni of Capri are one of the most famous icons of the island and represent one of the most evocative places to visit during your stay. These impressive rock formations emerge from the crystal clear sea and create a unique and fascinating scenery. See where you can best see them both by sea and on land.

Boat trip


One of the best ways to admire the Faraglioni, the Guardians of the Island, is through a boat trip. Numerous boats leave from the port of Marina Grande and take you on an unforgettable tour along the coast of the island. During this experience, you can get close enough to the Faraglioni to almost touch them. You can also admire them from different angles, discovering every detail of these natural wonders.

Attention! If you are in the company of your partner, the moment the boat passes under thearch of Stellaor the middle Faraglione, we must respect the tradition of the kiss!The legend tells, in fact, that those who exchange a long kiss under the Faraglioni, is destined to stay together for life!

Belvedere Tragara

If you prefer to stay on the mainland, you can reach the Tragara viewpoint. From here, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Faraglioni, with the background of the blue sea that extends to infinity. This is one of the most iconic views of the island and will allow you to take spectacular photos of the Faraglioni.

The route to get there also offers a perfect opportunity to discover the natural beauty and the exclusive atmosphere of Capri: the short walk from the historic Piazzetta to Via Tragara, provides a pleasant walk along Via Vittorio Emanuele and Via Camerelle, the main shopping street, full of luxury boutiques and the most famous high fashion brands.

Gardens of Augustus

Another vantage point that offers incredible views of the Faraglioni is the Gardens of Augustus, once known as the Krupp Gardens. They are located in the upper part of Capri and offer a spectacular view of the coast and the famous rock formations. These spectacular gardens, in fact, consist of a series of flowering terraces from which to admire the Certosa di San Giacomo, Monte Tuoro, Monte Tiberio and Monte San Michele. Here you can walk among colorful flowers and exotic plants, while you admire the Faraglioni that emerge from the sea.

Via Krupp

If you are a lover of trekking, we recommend that you follow the path of lovers, also known as Via Krupp. This panoramic route will lead you to the Faro di Punta Carena, where you can admire the Faraglioni from a different perspective. The walk along this path is suggestive and will give you spectacular views.

To reach Via Krupp and the Gardens of Augustus, just walk along Via Vittorio Emanuele, Via Federico Serena and continue along Via Matteotti.

From the terrace of Villa Quattro Colonne

Finally, if you want to enjoy a panoramic view of the Faraglioni from your room, we recommend you book accommodation at our luxury villa on Capri. Here, in fact, from the large attic of our residence, you can overlook one of the most beautiful views of the island of mermaids. Imagine waking up and having a ‘good morning’ like this: when reality exceeds the dream!


In conclusion, there are many ways to admire the Faraglioni of Capri and each offers a unique and fascinating perspective. Whether you choose to take a boat trip, visit scenic spots or follow a scenic trail, you will be sure to be enchanted by the beauty of these natural wonders. Don’t forget your camera because you’ll want to capture every moment of this unforgettable experience.

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