Villa Lysis, Capri

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#24 of 95 in Things to do in Capri
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.
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  • 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 »
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  • 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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