We can help you to organize a day tour by boat with a private boat and captain to explore the island of ischia.
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It lies at the northern of the Gulf of Naples, it is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands (Capri,Ischia and Procida). Almost entirely mountainous, the highest peak being Mount Epomeo at 788 metres.
The island of Ischia is formed by a complex volcano immediately of the Campi Flegrei area at the western side of the Bay of Naples. The eruption of the trachytic Green Tuff ignimbrite about 56,000 years ago was followed by caldera formation. The highest point of the island, Monte Epomeo.
This acropolis site of the Monte Vico area was inhabited from the Bronze Age, as Mycenaean and Iron Age pottery finds attest. Euboean Greeks from Eretria and Chalcis arrived in the 8th century BC to establish an emporium for trade with the Etruscans of the mainland. This settlement was home to a mixed population of Greeks and Etruscans.. In 6 AD, Augustus restored the island to Naples in exchange for Capri. Ischia suffered from the barbarian invasions.
Today, Ischia is a popular tourist destination, welcoming up to 6 million visitors per year, mainly from the Italian mainland as well as Germany. The number of thermal spas on the islands makes it particularly popular with tourists seeking "wellness" holidays…