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Da Mariano

Hugely popular with locals for its simple but perfectly executed local dishes such as stuffed calamari and spaghetti alle vongole. The fish, including swordfish, is jumping fresh, and you eat looking out at the bay.…
Church in Procida

Abbazia di San Michele Arcangelo

Soak in the dizzying bay views at the belvedere before exploring the adjoining Abbazia di San Michele Arcangelo. Built in the 11th century and remodelled between the 17th and 19th centuries, this one-time Benedictin…
Nature Reserve in Procida

Isola di Vivara

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 unique flora and abundant bird life, while archaeological digs ha…
Religious in Procida

Procession of the Misteri

Good Friday sees a colourful procession when a wooden statue of Christ and the Madonna Addolorata, along with life-size plaster and papier-mâché tableaux illustrating events leading to Christ’s crucifixion, are cart…
Seafood in Procida

Fammivento

Get things going with the frittura di calamari (fried squid), then try the fusilli carciofi e calamari (pasta with artichokes and calamari). For a splurge, go for the house speciality of zuppa di crostaci e moluschi…
Trattoria in Procida

Da Giorgio

A retro, no-frills neighbourhood eatery close to the port. The menu holds few surprises, but the ingredients are fresh; try the spaghetti con frutti di mare (seafood spaghetti) or the soutè di cozze e lupini (sauté …
Seafood in Procida

La Conchiglia

Views from this beachfront place are magical: turquoise water below, with the pastel jumble of Marina Corricella in the distance. More elegant than most Procida restaurants, with gems such as spiedini di mazzancolle…
Italian in Procida

Ristorante Scarabeo

Behind a jungle of lemon trees and located near the centre of the island is this venerable kitchen, where they whip up classics such as fritelle di basilico (fried patties of bread, egg, Parmesan and basil), and hom…
Seafood in Procida

Caracalè

Along this unpretentious marina, with its old fishing boats, piles of fishing nets and meandering cats, any restaurant will provide you with a memorable dining experience. This place, tucked away to the left as you …
Seafood in Procida

La Lampara

Enjoy the view of the picturesque marina from the restaurant terrace here. The dishes of choice are centred on seafood, based on the freshest catch of the day. Get your feet wet with the marinated seafood antipasti …