Passengers traveling by ferry to Ischia arrive in a volcanic island where they can enjoy thermal spas, the fruits of the island's natural volcanic activity!
Ischia is surely one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. The island of regeneration, of energies, of beauty and history. has an abiding beauty and attraction, due to its riches in natural resources. Ischia is the largest of the three islands off the coast of Naples (Procida, Capri and Ischia), and more than holds its own in this trinity of beauty rising from the azure waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Spiaggia dei Maronti in Barano d’Ischia, and Citara beach in Forio are some of the most famous beaches in Ischia where are less rocky than in many spots along the Amalfi Coast and on Capri.
Passengers who are being guests of Ischia arrive in a place where you can relax while indulging in wellness regimens. Ischia offers numerous thermal parks, spas and wellness centers as a volcanic island rich in thermal waters. Τhe Negombo Thermal Gardens is a place worth visiting which has a dozen pools and baths with various water temperatures, and a beach fronted by a blue-green sea. If you’re getting enough of the beaches, inland, mountainous terrain awaits those who enjoy climbing to do the one-hour trek up to Monte Eponeo, the highest point in the island and then head to the botanical gardens of La Mortella.
Aragon's castle, rich with tales of blood and thunder, cannot be missed since it is the first thing you will see while reaching the port of Ischia. The castle was the town itself, housing 1900 families, various religious orders and 13 churches. They use the castle as a refuge and defense against the regular pirate attacks with which the island had been plagued.
Keep in mind that ferry tickets to Ischia tend to be exhausted rapidly, so booking them in advance would be the best idea in order to secure them!