Ischia

the island of the global holiday

UNMISSABLE EVENTS

Walking around Ischia

If you only have one day to visit it,
here are the essential steps!
At the Ravino Gardens in Forio d'Ischia, the largest collection of succulent plants in Europe.

At the Ravino Gardens in Forio d'Ischia, the largest collection of succulent plants in Europe.

An ancient vineyard facing west, in front of the sunset wonderland of Forio.
There is a dream sunset at the Soccorso Church

There is a dream sunset at the Soccorso Church

Any time in any season offers suggestions from Punta del Soccorso, but the sunset that can be observed from there is considered the most surprising on the island.
A place of well-being characterized by a serene and friendly atmosphere ...

A place of well-being characterized by a serene and friendly atmosphere ...

Lying in the San Montano bay, the most suggestive inlet on the island of Ischia.
Until 6.00 p.m. you can immerse yourself in the hot thermal waters of the Poseidon Gardens.

Until 6.00 p.m. you can immerse yourself in the hot thermal waters of the Poseidon Gardens.

Over one hundred thermal springs scattered everywhere between land and sea, known and frequented since ancient times for their therapeutic properties.
To buy a souvenir you are spoiled for choice

To buy a souvenir you are spoiled for choice

among the ceramics, a typical island craft activity from the time of the ancient Greeks, the woven baskets, the beauty creams, the renowned wines, the perfumes, the honey, the appreciated liqueurs and much more.
Breakfast

Breakfast "da Cocò" with the background of chatter among the fishermen on the pier

for a coffee worthy of the best Neapolitan tradition and ideal companion to the classic Ischia croissant with cream and black cherry.
Down from the Castle, I turn around the corner and ...

Down from the Castle, I turn around the corner and ...

A few steps away, right in front of the Cathedral dedicated to the Madonna of the Assumption, Michela graciously welcomes those crossing the door of Lunaria and are passionate about her silver creations.
From 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. visit the La Mortella Gardens, among the ten most beautiful in Italy and Europe

From 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. visit the La Mortella Gardens, among the ten most beautiful in Italy and Europe

award-winning casket of perfect harmony between the Mediterranean flora and the hundreds of species of plants of the most varied origins, in particular from tropical areas.
First, essential stop on the Aragonese Castle

First, essential stop on the Aragonese Castle

Within the walls built by the Aragonese that made it impregnable over the centuries, the Castle contains the synthesis of Ischia's history from the Middle Ages to 1809, when it was abandoned by the population and turned into a prison by the Bourbons.

For who stays

The island you don't expect!
The Monastery Hotel

The Monastery Hotel

The most exclusive things are not always those that are unattainable or cloaked in opulent luxury
Stop at the Ethnographic Museum of the Sea

Stop at the Ethnographic Museum of the Sea

In the heart of the village of Ischia Ponte, formerly Borgo di Mare in the Middle Ages, the rooms of the eighteenth-century Palazzo dell'Orologio tell in all its complexity and multiformity the deep bond that has linked the people of the island to its sea in history.
Do you know the Cup of Nestor? You can find it in the Archaeological Museum of Pithecusae

Do you know the Cup of Nestor? You can find it in the Archaeological Museum of Pithecusae

In the rooms of the eighteenth-century Villa Arbusto, on the hill behind the center of Lacco Ameno, the Museum traces all the phases of the ancient history of Ischia, the first settlement of Magna Graecia.
To discover Aenaria, the Roman city under the sea

To discover Aenaria, the Roman city under the sea

In the bay of Cartaromana, in front of the Aragonese Castle, the submerged prairie of Posidonia guarded the Roman city of Aenaria for nineteen centuries, swallowed up by the sea due to a volcanic event in the first century AD.

Traditional dishes of Ischia

For a breathtaking sunset, after a monorail ride, the

For a breathtaking sunset, after a monorail ride, the "Mediterranean Garden"

Representative of the agricultural soul of the green island, the restaurant offers the flavors of traditional Ischia cuisine thanks to the genuine products of the home garden.
The Piperna

The Piperna

It is the liqueur that contains the most evocative aroma and flavor of the wild nature of the Green Island.
The typical dish of Ischia is the rabbit all'ischitana

The typical dish of Ischia is the rabbit all'ischitana

On the island, the typical dish that cannot be missing from Sunday lunch is linked to the peasant tradition, therefore to the breeding of rabbits, widespread since the most ancient human settlements.

The wine island

Tommasone, since 1870 quality wines from native Ischia grapes

Tommasone, since 1870 quality wines from native Ischia grapes

On the north-western side of the island, from the hills of Lacco Ameno overlooking the sea, the Tommasone winery, with its ancient charm, its perfumes and its suggestions, is the protagonist of the tastings dedicated to deepening the knowledge of the Ischia wines they have been produced by the...