Between history and wildlife, Ischia offers you a huge number of excursions to discover breathtaking landscapes.
Mount Epomeo is one of the most beautiful places of the island, its summit, from where you can enjoy a 360 ° panoramic view of the Gulf of Naples and the Sorrento Peninsula, can be reached from the Fountain Square, through a path that climbs until the top becoming more and more narrow.
The water stone path
The water stone path leading to the top of Mount Epomeo is one of the most beautiful excursions on the island, passing accross forests and ancient dating anthropogenic influences. The path has this name because of the large block of hollow tuff from which the peasants drew rainwater to irrigate the fields.
Pelara Bay, dominated by two volcanic rock faces, is reachable by walking passing through a path, carved by rainwater surrounded by lush vegetation. Oaks, ferns, ivy and many varieties of flowers and herbs that enliven the undergrowth, will accompany you to the sunniest and naked area of this place..
The path of Barano: Madonna dello Schiappone
The path of Barano allows you to discover the abundance of this part of the island, dedicated to viticulture and scattered by architectures rocks. The beautiful walk ends at the small Sanctuary of Madonna dello Schiappone, dedicated to the Birth of the Virgin Mary.
I Pizzi Bianchi (The White Peacks)
The path that leads through the”White Peacks” gorge, so called because of its white tuff tops springing from the ground, with its soft rock, the slippery surface and the steep slope is suitable for experienced hikers only. The beauty of the place is incredible.
Excursions in the gulf of Naples
Although the Island of Ischia is your main point of reference, you can hike around the Gulf of Naples, along the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento, Pompei and other islands nearby, thanks to comfortable ferries and hydrofoils.