villa_san_micheleVilla San Michele was the home of the Swedish doctor Axel Munthe. Located less than 10 minutes’ walk from Victoria Place. It was built on the ruins of an ancient chapel dedicated to St. Michael. In the book “The Story of San Michele”, the Swedish doctor tells of his arrival in Capri in 1885 and the progressive construction of the villa, overlooking the Gulf of Naples. There are preserved archaeological remains recovered from Munthe, today belongs to the Axel Munthe Foundation and is a museum.

 

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