Ischia, Italy

Ischia is the largest and most beautiful of the Partenopean islands in the bay of Naples, Italy. The principal tourist attractions of Ischia are its beaches, sea and spa resorts. The green hilly landscape is attractive, as are the little fishing ports.

Amongst the notable tourist attractions is the Castello Aragonese fortress, La Mortella landscape garden and the Museo Archeologico Pithecusae.

Things to See & Do

* Thermal Springs and hot mud
* Castello Aragonese (Ischia Ponte)
* Guevara Tower
* Il Torrione Tower
* Chiaia and - Cava dell'Isola beaches at Forio

General information

Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language - Italian
Land Area - 47 km²
Population - 58,000
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code - 39

Port Location - Ischia Porto is located in the city of Ischia.

Travel Links - There is no airport on the island. The closest airport is the Naples International Airport. it is possible by taxi to reach two harbours (Beverello and Mergellina) of Naples in 20-30 minutes; there is also a airbus line, which connects directly with the harbour of Napoli Beverello. From these harbours, regular ferry crossings connect to Ischia.