Ischia Porto & Ischia Ponte attractions

Top Choice Castle in Ischia Porto & Ischia Ponte

Castello Aragonese

There are castles and then there’s Ischia’s Castello Aragonese, a veritable fort-city set on its own craggy islet, looking like a cross between Harry Potter’s Hogwarts and Mont Saint Michel. While Syracusan tyrant G…
Cathedral in Ischia Porto & Ischia Ponte

Santa Maria Assunta

A striking 15th-century watchtower, Torre del Mare, now serves as the bell tower to this church that is also Ischia’s cathedral. The current church, designed by Antonio Massinetti and completed in 1751, stands on th…
Museum in Ischia Porto & Ischia Ponte

Museo del Mare

If you are an old salt at heart (or have a penchant for model ships), don’t miss Ischia’s maritime museum with its lovingly documented exhibits. Objects include cult ex-votos (offerings to the saints) from sailors t…
Beach in Ischia Porto & Ischia Ponte

Spiaggia dei Pescatori

Wedged in between Ischia Porto and Ischia Ponte is the island's most down-to-earth seaside beach – think colourful vintage fishing boats, soccer matches on the sand and a looming castle perched high above in the dis…
Church in Ischia Porto & Ischia Ponte

Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie

Check out this church’s 18th-century baroque extravaganza, with its fetching peach-coloured facade, semicircular chapels and elevated terrace popular with flirty teens and gossipy signore (women). Grab an ice cream …