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Villa Lysis (initially, La Gloriette; today, Villa Fersen) is a villa on Capri built by industrialist and poet Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen in 1905. "Dedicated to the youth of love" (dédiée à la jeunesse d'amour), it was Fersen's self-chosen exile from France after a sex scandal involving Parisian schoolboys and nude (or nearly nude) tableaux vivants.Make Villa Lysis a part of your Capri vacation plans using our Capri travel route planning app.
Villa Lysis Reviews
An uphill walk from Capri centre of about a mile or so is well worth the trouble to see the restored villa Lysis and it's incredible views over Capri harbour and across the bay of Naples. You can... more »
This attraction is a hidden gem located about a 30 minute walk from the main plaza. The walk itself is beautiful and is a chance to get some exercise, see the “real” island and get out of the crowds..... more »
Nice villa, but need strong refurbishment. Very nice view on Capri
Extremely Beautiful view from Villa Lysis to Capri and Sorrento!!! Very nice big building with its own scandalous history.
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