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  • Explore the remains of Villa Jovis on Capri Island that date back to the 1st century with an informative audio guide.
  • Visit the living quarters located in the north wing, the administrative south wing, the east wing that hosted receptions, and the open-walled hall in the west wing.
  • Take a peek into the kitchen of ancient Rome where all meals were prepared, and look for traces of cooking tools used back in the day.
  • See the "Tiberius's Leap" where legend has it that Emperor Tiberius punished disobedience by pushing individuals over the cliff.
  • Explore the remains of Villa Jovis on Capri Island that date back to the 1st century with an informative audio guide.
  • Visit the living quarters located in the north wing, the administrative south wing, the east wing that hosted receptions, and the open-walled hall in the west wing.
  • Take a peek into the kitchen of ancient Rome where all meals were prepared, and look for traces of cooking tools used back in the day.
  • See the "Tiberius's Leap" where legend has it that Emperor Tiberius punished disobedience by pushing individuals over the cliff.

Inclusions

  • Entry to Villa Jovis
  • Audio guide in Italian, English, French, German & Spanish
  • Tip: The west sing hall offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Capri, making for postcard-perfect pictures. Don't forget to click some!
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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  • With this cost-saving combo, explore the majestic Blue Grotto and wander through the ruins of Villa Jovis dating back to the 1st century with an audio guide.
  • Listen closely to the eerie echoes of Neapolitan songs bouncing off the cave walls.
  • At Villa Jovis, take a peek into the kitchen of ancient Rome where all meals were prepared and enjoy panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples.
  • Benefit from the audio guide available in 5 languages to learn about Emperor Tiberius's method of punishing disobedience by pushing people over the cliff.
  • With this cost-saving combo, explore the majestic Blue Grotto and wander through the ruins of Villa Jovis dating back to the 1st century with an audio guide.
  • Listen closely to the eerie echoes of Neapolitan songs bouncing off the cave walls.
  • At Villa Jovis, take a peek into the kitchen of ancient Rome where all meals were prepared and enjoy panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples.
  • Benefit from the audio guide available in 5 languages to learn about Emperor Tiberius's method of punishing disobedience by pushing people over the cliff.

Inclusions

Blue Grotto

  • Access to the Blue Grotto

Villa Jovis

  • Entry to Villa Jovis
  • Audio guide in Italian, English, French, German & Spanish

Blue Grotto

  • Tip: Take some time to explore other attractions on the island of Capri, such as the Faraglioni rock formations or the picturesque town of Anacapri.
  • Swimming in the Grotto is restricted.
  • Keep in mind Alcohol, Smoking, and Flames are not allowed on this experience. Pack wisely!
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.
  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.
  • It’s recommended to wear non-slip, lace-up, or flat shoes.

Villa Jovis

  • Tip: Keep your eye peeled for Villa Jovis' ancient rainwater cisterns, showcasing Roman ingenuity hundreds of years ago!
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Villa Jovis | Emperor Tiberius’s royal residence on Capri

Completed in 27 AD, Villa Jovis was the main island residence for Emperor Tiberius on the Italian island of Capri. Magnificent, majestic, and grand, Villa Jovis embodies the very spirit of Capri-the playground for the rich and wealthy in Italy. 

Things to know before booking your tickets to Villa Jovis

  • Limited accessibility: Some parts of Villa Jovis may not be accessible for people with reduced mobility. Please refer to your ticket voucher for additional accessibility information. 
  • Remains closed during winters: Capri can get very cold during the winter months, owing to which the entire island shuts down during the winters. Villa Jovis is closed in January and February. 
  • Go for guided tours: To learn about the history of Villa Jovis and fully explore different areas, opt for guided tours when booking your Villa Jovis tickets. 
  • Book tickets online: Capri is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy. Since the island is open for a limited time, it is a good idea to book your tickets for Villa Jovis online and in advance. Online booking saves you the long queues and waiting times at the attraction during the high season. 
  • Multilingual audio guide: Learn and explore Villa Jovis with an audio guide that comes in Italian, English, French, German and Spanish. 

Why visit Villa Jovis?

Why visit Villa Jovis?
  • Discover Emperor Tiberius’s life and times: Built in the 1st century AD, Villa Jovis was the place where Emperor Tiberius would stay when he wanted to escape the chaos and politics of Rome, and indulge in some debauchery. 
  • Sprawling structure: Villa Jovis was built on the extreme eastern promontory of Capri. The massive villa covers an area of 7000 square meters and dominates the entire promontory of Monte Tiberios and the valley that descends to Cesina. 
  • Great lookout spot: Emperor Tiberius chose this spot for Villa Jovis mainly due to the stunning views it offered of the Gulf of Naples. The enviable location of Villa Jovis also makes it one of the best lookout spots along the Amalfi Coast. 
  • Splendid classical architecture: Villa Jovis is also known for its marvelous architecture. Similar to the classical villas of the Roman Empire, Villa Jovis featured imperial quarters and extensive bathing areas set in dense gardens and woodland. 

Explore Villa Jovis

Church of Santa Maria del Soccorsa
Gardens and Terraces
Church of Santa Maria del Soccorsa

Within the complex of Villa Jovis, you can see the small Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso. In front of the church is a statue of Madonna that is visible from the sea below.

Villa Jovis Garden

Villa Jovis has some wonderful gardens and terraces that are worth a visit. Not only do they add to the beauty of Villa Jovis, but they also have extensive bathing areas. 

What to see inside Villa Jovis?

Salto di Tiberio

Salto di Tiberio

Located at the end of the avenue leading to Villa Jovis, the 330m high Salto di Tiberios is a sheer cliff that is also known as Tiberius’ Leap. It is believed that Emperor Tiberius would hurl disobedient servants and undesired guests from the clifftop during his time at Villa Jovis. 

Villa Jovis

Imperial Quarters

Villa Jovis is spread across a massive 7000 square meters. At the villa, you can see Emperor Tiberius’ north-facing apartments, sections dedicated to official functions, the extensive bathing areas set in dense gardens and woodland, and the servant’s accommodations and lavatories. 

Complex Canal System

Complex Canal System

To ensure that enough water was available to meet the water supply for the baths and gardens of Villa Jovis, its architects created a design that included a complex canal system to transport rainwater to four giant storage tanks; the ruins of this complex system can still be seen.

Panoramic Views

Panoramic Views

At Villa Jovis, you can see stunning views of the surrounding Gulf of Naples. Not only did these breathtaking views help Emperor Tiberius choose the location of Villa Jovis, but it also made the villa one of the best lookout spots along the Amalfi coast. 

Plan your visit to Villa Jovis

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Villa Jovis Timings

Thursday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Last entry: 6:15 PM.

Closed: Monday to Wednesday, 25th December, and January-February.  

Best time to visit: The best time to visit Villa Jovis is between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in March, November, and December. 

Address: Via Tiberio, 80073 Capri NA, Italy.

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Getting there

By train: The nearest train station to Capri is Naples. From Naples, you have to take a ferry to Capri and then walk to Villa Jovis. 
Nearest station: Naples
Walk to Piazza Umberto I or Piazzetta di Capri, and take Via Le Botteghe. Then go to Via Fuorlovado, Via Croce, and Via Tiberio. 

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  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Ticket office
  • Guided tours
  • Dogs are allowed

Tips
  • The only way to get to Villa Jovis is on foot. So be prepared for a steep 2 km long walk to the villa. Hence, wear comfortable footwear and clothes. 
  • The west wing hall at Villa Jovis offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples. Don’t forget to click postcard-perfect pictures from the hall. 
  • Dogs are allowed at Villa Jovis, but they have to be kept on a leash. 
  • The operating hours of Villa Jovis vary frequently, so do check out and confirm the opening times for Villa Jovis before you visit it. 
  • Capri is one of the most expensive cities in Italy, so naturally everything on the island-be it restaurants or hotels, will be expensive.

Pasta
  • Ristorante Pizzeria Verginiello: You can sample delicious seafood antipasti, Caprese pizzas, pasta, and fish at the lively Ristorante Pizzeria Verginiello near Villa Jovis. 
  • Bar Jovis: Bar Jovis specializes in multiple cuisines such as Italian and Mediterranean. You can also choose from some vegan and vegetarian options at the restaurant. 
  • Lo Sfizio: Apart from the usual pizzas, pasta, and seafood, Lo Sfizio also serves specialty Neapolitan cuisine. Don’t forget to try their special baguette pizza.  
  • Ristorante Da Tonino: Ristorante Da Tonino serves delicious Italian cuisine. The restaurant has many vegetarian, vegan-friendly, and gluten-free options on its menu as well.  
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Budget: La Reginella (1.3 km), Casa di Capri Suite (1.7 km), Hotel La Tosca (1.9 km). 

Mid-range: Villa Calypso (1.7 km), Affittacamere Capri Dolce Vita (1.9 km), Hotel La Prora (2 km). 

Luxury: Hotel Punta Tragara (1.7 km), Hotel La Palma (1.8 km), Hotel La Scalinatella (1.6 km) 

Beyond Villa Jovis

Giardini di Augusto

Giardini di Augusto

3 km from Villa Jovis is the beautiful Giardini di Augusto. The gardens consist of a series of flowered terraces that provide sweeping views of Certosa di San Giacomo, Monte Tuoro, Monte Tiberio, and Monte San Michele.  

Woman in a museum

Museo Ignazio Cerio

Located 3 km from Villa Jovis, the Museo Ignazio Cerio is a small historical museum that has beautifully preserved fossil, mineral, and prehistoric finds in Capri during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  

Blue Grotto

Blue Grotto

Located 7 km from Villa Jovis, Blue Grotto is known for its unique lighting effects. The sunlight entering the cave reflects off the white sand bottom, creating a brilliant blue reflection that illuminates the entire cavern.

Frequently asked questions about Villa Jovis tickets

How much is a ticket to Villa Jovis?

A Villa Jovis ticket will cost you around €7. 

How to book tickets to Villa Jovis?

You can book your Villa Jovis tickets online or purchase them directly at the ticket office on the day of your visit. However, the best way to book Villa Jovis tickets is online. 

Why should I book Villa Jovis tickets online?
  • Convenience: Be it from the comfort of your house or when you are on the go, you can book Villa Jovis tickets anytime and from anywhere. 
  • Better rates: You will get better ticket rates for Villa Jovis online rather than offline. 
  • Guided tours: Villa Jovis tickets that are booked online include a guided tour of the attraction. Guided tours for the attraction may not be available if you buy your tickets directly from the ticket office. 
What do Villa Jovis tickets include?

Villa Jovis tickets include entry access to the attraction on the day of your visit and a multilingual audio guide. 

How do I access the Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso, the Gardens, and the Terraces?

Access to all the attractions mentioned above is included with your Villa Jovis tickets.

What is the cancelation policy for Villa Jovis?

Villa Jovis tickets cannot be canceled or rescheduled. 

How long does it take to complete a Villa Jovis tour?

A Villa Jovis tour can take you anywhere between 2-3 hours.