What is the best way to see Capri in one day?

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If you only have one day in Capri, Forbes Travel Guide editors suggest you make the most of the island’s Mediterranean sun, medieval streets and quaint boutiques. Wake up early and grab a pastry from a local bakery, then hike up to Villa Jovis before it gets too hot. The beautiful cliff-side ruins, where Tiberius ruled the Roman Empire in the first century B.C., offer some of the best views of the Amalfi Coast. 
 
Snag a table at the ever-popular Ristorante da Paolino for lunch. Famous for its lemon groves, Ristorante da Paolino is family-owned outfit and offers an appealing spread of antipasti. When you’ve had your fill, head to the Marina Piccola and join a boat tour to the shimmering Blue Grotto. If you have time, catch some rays on the beach before heading back to home base to refresh.
 
Enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail in the Piazzetta, and then nosh on the award-winning cuisine at L’Olivo. From the stone fireplaces and plush sofas to the fresh fish, L’Olivo is an exclusive experience. After dinner, stroll along the fashionable Via Camerelle and pick up some limoncello to finish your day in Capri with a nightcap.

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