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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 distance. Its easy accessibility and sheltered water make it popular with families.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Ischia attractions

1. 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,…

2. Museo del Mare

0.42 MILES

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…

3. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie

0.53 MILES

Check out this church’s 18th-century baroque extravaganza, with its fetching peach-coloured facade, semicircular chapels and elevated terrace popular with…

4. Castello Aragonese

0.66 MILES

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…

5. Isola di Vivara

2.07 MILES

Linked to Procida by pedestrian bridge, pocket-sized Vivara is what remains of a volcanic crater dating back some 55,000 years. The island is home to…

6. Casa Museo

2.73 MILES

The good news is that this museum is well signposted and has a car park. The bad news is that it's on a perilous corner on Ischia's mountain road between…

7. Cappella di San Nicola di Bari

3.25 MILES

The little church near the top of Monte Epomeo is the 15th-century Cappella di San Nicola di Bari, which features a pretty majolica floor. The adjoining…

8. Monte Epomeo

3.25 MILES

To anyone of average fitness, an ascent of Ischia’s slumbering volcanic peak is practically obligatory. The views from the rocky summit are superb. And,…