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Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps)

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Address: V. Capodimonte, 80071 Anacapri, Island of Capri, Italy

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Spectacular views !!

We decided to take the Phoenician steps on our way back from Anacapri to Capri, instead of taking the packed buses. What a fantastic experience this was!! The views from the steps... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Aditi S
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Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to take the Phoenician steps on our way back from Anacapri to Capri, instead of taking the packed buses. What a fantastic experience this was!! The views from the steps of Marina Grande and Capri are absolutely stunning. Note though, the climb down is quite steep and there are several steps one needs to climb down! We didn't... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing steps.This steps are fantastic.Definitely you should try.These steps take you from Anacapri to Marina Grande.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took the bus from Capri to Anacapri and it was fine but you had to wait and you were packed in like sardines. We were taking pictures at the top of the Phoenician Steps and decided to walk down them (mostly for bragging rights). We met a guy who had just reached the top climbing up and it had... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This stairway was my favorite part of Capri. Gets you from the harbor to Anacapri in about 30 min. No problem for me or my husband going up or down, but we are in our 30s and fit. I wouldn't recommend this for people with hip or knee problems. The views were beautiful and we had the steps to ourselves!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Probably better to do the almost 1000 steps from Anacapri to Marina Grande than the other way round unless you are very fit. How did the locals manage 100 years ago?! I liked this walk very much (30-40 minutes) and it gave me a good feel what life must have been like 100 years ago. Don't just bus it, walk... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were on a Med cruise and docked at Naples. We walked off the ship and around the corner to catch one of the many daily ferries to Capri. (timetables available on the internet). Upon arrival we walked right on leaving the harbour and commenced the steps near the church. To start with they are fairly shallow steps but later... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We walked the steps both up and down. I am a reasonably fit 53 year old female. I wore running shoes but any reasonable walking shoe would do. It took us 40 minutes going up and 30 minutes going down. While going up works your heart rate more and we did stop to rest a few times along the way,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We started but never finished. We were not suitably attired for this climb but it is a must. Stunning views. Where a pair of shoes with a good sole..hiking boots are an overkill but definitely not sandals unless they are Merrell or Keen hikers. Bring water.

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Thornton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you can do a Stairmaster for about an hour straight you can do these steps if not don't try it. beautiful views great photo opportunity but you must be in good shape either going up which is good for marathon runners or going down. Close to 1000 steps

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We got up to Annacapri with a taxi, 25 Euros. We thought we'd save the fare and walk down - whether it's 800 steps or 1000, I don't know. But it was fun, as long as your legs are up to it. The walk starts behind the Villa San Michelle, and ends at the beach just to the left (from... More 

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