Breakfast in hotel.
Departure by motor vessel for Capri, and excursion of the island.
Visit to Augusto’s Gardens, the most relaxing place, with a breathtaking views after crossing the main street of Capri full of elegant shops. It is the centre of the glamour social life of the island. The gardens are the result of an arrangement of the 1930s, commissioned by the German steel magnate Krupp, who also wanted to realize a winding street, ( it is named after himself), an engineering masterpiece, falling sheer into the sea that connects the gardens and Certosa to Marina Piccola .
Each gardens’ terrace offers a different panorama, and the green is the main colour among various flora species on the island. From the terraces, it is possible to admire the ancient vaults of Certosa, or Faraglioni, Marina Piccola bay, or the mountains that fall into the sea.
Time for lunch in a typical restaurant, ( included).
Afterwards, visit to Casa Rossa Museum, a historic residence painted in Pompeian red and characterized by several architectural styles. It was embellished by the American Colonel John Clay H. MacKowen, with archaeological artefacts, which he collected during his walks through the paths of Capri, transforming his Caprese house into a real cultural center. He followed the example of Axel Munthe.
In the halls of the Casa Rossa, you can admire the permanent exhibition ” L isola Dipinta (The painted island), a pictorial journey to Capri and Anacapri between the nineteenth and twentieth century”, a display of canvases signed by important artists such as Barret, Carelli, De Montalant, Carabain, Lovatti, Hay, Casciaro, Vianelli. Moreover, here there are preserved the statues recovered from the seabed of Grotta Azzurra, well-preserved works that decorated the nymphaeum wanted by Emperor Tiberius to celebrate his love for this area.
At 17.30 departure from Capri for Ischia by motor vessel.
Visit to the estate and dinner included with wine tasting.
Dinner in hotel.