Visiting the places during you vacation to explore beauties, hidden treasures, footprints of the past, where to spend pleasant moments and cheerful nights with music and local cuisine.
Ischia, of 47 km km2 km Ischia 47 KMQ, the first colony of Magna Graecia founded in the eighth century B.C., has all the characteristics to offer an unforgettable holiday: beaches bathed by crystal clear sea, hidden coves, green nature, art, history and open-air thermal springs.
Each location differs from the other but they all are, in their own way, unique and attractive.
Lacco Ameno is a charming seaside town; here it is possible to stroll or sip an aperitif while admiring the “Mushroom”, a tuffaceous rock that rises from the sea. Here we find Greek evidence in the museum of Santa Restituta, below the church of the same name, and the “Nestor’s Cup” kept inside Villa Arbusto, former home of the famous film producer of the 1950s Angelo Rizzoli, now a museum. The cup of Nestor is famous for the phrase that is engraved on it which is among the oldest examples of Greek poetry.
Forio, also by the sea, is famous for the “Soccorso” Church, the typical architecture and the fiery sunsets over the sea. The quaint street dotted with boutiques leads to the port area, where the lively evening life takes place in the many outdoor bars and restaurants.
Sant’Angelo, an ancient and charming fishing village with colorful pastel-colored houses has now become a destination for national and international tourism. Its famous square, surrounded by trendy bars, restaurants and boutiques, makes this town a social meeting place.
Ischia Porto is “the Capital”, a lively and attractive place where you can spend pleasant evenings between aperitifs and dinner in the many trendy bars and restaurants. From here, it takes a walk to arrive in Ischia Ponte where the “Aragonese Castle” stands, built in 474 BC. Do not miss a visit inside, where to enjoy a panoramic view from its bar and restaurant.
In addition, spend a day in Caprese style or go to nearby Procida and take part in a fishing trip with local fishermen; visit the remains of ancient Pompeii and climb Mount Vesuvius to admire the splendid view of Naples and the Gulf.