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Munthe first came to Capri in He built his villa on the ruins of an ancient Chapel dedicated to San Michelefollowing a series of sketches made on a wall. The result was a building articulated on various levels: In Villa San Michele a number of ancient artifacts are displayed – objects found by Munthe in Capri, Anacapri and elsewhere, some of which donated by friends.
There are fragments of sarcophaguses, busts, Roman paving, marble and columns can be seen.
The Story of San Michele
In the garden there is a Greek tomb and a granite Sphinx which gazes out over the whole Island of Capri. Munthe described the construction of the villa in his bestselling “The Story of San Michele”, which has been translated into some 45 languages.
With the exception of a few sporadic absences, Munthe lived on Capri for more than 56 years. His love of the island coincided with the growing popularity of Capri and the arrival of rich and famous travelers from all over the world.
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Today his villa is, together with the Grotta Azzurrathe most visited place on the whole of Capri. Munthe shared his love of music, animals, and nature with the Swedish queen, Victoria, who spent long periods of her life on Capri for health reasons. Axel Munthe’s concern for the birds on the island, which were shot in disastrous numbers, led him to acquire the rights to the Barbarossa Mountain in order to create a sanctuary for migrating birds.
Villa San Michele Museum – useful information Getting there: A tour of the artistic masterpieces and breathtaking landscapes of Anacapri. Our local guide will take you through the picturesque lanes and artisan boutiques of the town center, and show you the hidden gems of Anacapri, including Villa San Michele, the Church of S. Michele, and Mount Solaro.
Our guide will accompany you on a private walking tour of the monuments and neighborhoods of Anacapri’s historic center, including Villa San Michele, built by Swedish physician and writer Axel Munthe and the Church of S.
Michele Arcangelo, famous for its majolica floor. Bookings guaranteed by Capri. Home Sights Villa San Michele. Our guide will accompany you on a private walking tour of the monuments and neighborhoods of Munthe described the construction of the villa in his bestselling “The Story of San Michele”, which has been translated into some 45 languages With the exception of a few sporadic absences, Munthe lived on Capri for more than 56 years.
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