The origin of the name "Capri" is a hotly disputed subject but at any rate, it is certain that the island was a Greek colony, even though it is hard to pinpoint the exact date it was colonized. The island is approx. 6 Km long and 3 Km wide and has a coastline of about 17 Km and only a mere 5 Km of sea separate Capri from Punta Campanella on the tip of Sorrento Peninsula.
the isle of Capri there are two towns: Capri and Anacapri. Capri, main
town on the Isle of Capri, is located on the saddle between Monte Santa
Maria and Monte Tiberio in a commanding location above the two "Marinas",
and offers an unparalled view that sweeps from Ischia to the Sorrento
Peninsula, taking in the entire expanse of the Gulf of Naples.
steps of the famous Piazzetta
are an unofficial rendezvous for a colorful congregation of guests from
all over the world, who take in the attractive view from here.