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Dedicated shoppers will lose themselves in Capri's little shops. Many of the island's visitors return just to buy more of the locally made goods, especially the sandals and the jewelry. One of the most famous shopping stops is Carthusia, a perfume maker that counts many stars among its customers. Its laboratory/store, Viale Matteotti 2d (tel. 081-8370368; daily 9:30am-6pm; www.carthusia.it), has been concocting unique perfumes from local herbs and flowers since 1948. There are three outlets on the island: Via Camerelle 10, Capri Town (tel. 081-8370529); Via Federico Serena, Capri Town (tel. 081-8375335); and Via Axel Munthe 26, Anacapri (tel. 081-8373668).

Stylish sandals (handmade, of course) can be found at Amedeo Canfora, Via Camerelle 3, Capri (tel. 081-8370487; www.canfora.com), and at Antonio Viva's L'Arte del Sandalo Caprese, Via Giuseppe Orlandi 75, Anacapri (tel. 081-8373583; www.sandalocaprese.it). Finally, the island has an old jewelry-making tradition. You can admire -- and purchase -- fine examples at La Perla Gioielli, Piazza Umberto I 21 (tel. 081-8370641).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.