Our most recommended things to do in Ischia
1. Ischia Day Trip with Lunch from Naples
Spend the day on the lush green island of Ischia and escape the heat and hustle of Naples. Discover curiosities on every corner and marvel at the natural beauty of the sunken craters, rocky spikes and lava hills of the volcanic island. Catch the ferry from Naples and arrive at the port of Ischia, where you will enjoy an included lunch in a typical Italian restaurant. Use your free time to visit the Aragonese Castle, connected to the mainland by a bridge that has been rebuilt several times over the centuries, as it gets washed away by the sea all the time! Explore the chic village of Sant'Angelo, loved by the rich and famous who want to escape the crowds. Admire the colorful houses of the entirely pedestrianized – and hard to reach – area, and soak up the laid-back Mediterranean vibe of the narrow alleys, ice cream parlors, restaurants and bars with outdoor tables.
2. Naples to Ischia One Way Transfer
The volcanic island of Ischia is an amazing site to see in Italy, but getting there can be a bit of a hassle. Book an easy, comfortable one-way transfer from the Naples International Airport, from the Naples train station, or from your hotel in Naples, and arrive to the island of Ischia without any stress. Find a driver waiting for you at the designating meeting point, and set off right away. The convenient transfer service includes transportation in a car or minibus from your pick-up point to the ferry, transportation on the ferry, as well as a car or minibus transportation to your drop off point. Alternately, you can book the transfer to take you from your hotel in Ischia to the airport or train station in Naples.
3. All-inclusive transfer service from Naples to Ischia Island
Arrive at the Naples airport or train station and meet your professional assistant who will accompany you to your English-speaking driver. Drive to the seaport of Naples where you’ll skip the line and board the hydrofoil using conveniently pre-booked tickets to Ischia Island. Arrive on Ischia Island and meet your reliable assistant who will see you to final destination via private car, taxi or mini-van, as well as provide porter service.
4. Ischia: Cooking Class at a Local's Home
Immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by local wines. During the lesson, the cook will reveal the tricks of the trade for three authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. You will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.
5. From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour
Embark on a scenic cruise in the Gulf of Naples and spend some free time seeing the famous attractions in Ischia and Procida. Relax, bring your bathing suit and your camera to fully enjoy every moment. Disembark in the port of Ischia and enjoy free time to visit the major attractions. See the Aragonese Castle, Sant'Angelo, the Gardens of Mortella among others. Take a dip in the waters off of the most famous beaches of Ischia, such as Maronti, Citara, and San Montano. Continue towards Procida, the smaller island with a fascinating harbor. Enjoy the return with stunning views of the Gulf of Naples, Vesuvius, and the islands that form the backdrop to one of the most beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea.
6. From Sorrento: Ischia Boat Tour
Pick-up in Sorrento in the morning around 9:30am. The volcanic island of Ischia (dubbed the island of eternal youth) is full of beautiful spa and resort towns, vineyards and picture perfect views. It is the ideal combination of a Mediterranean paradise where beaches meet mountains and where relaxation and well-being are simply a way of life. Spend the day on a speedboat or Yacht exploring the island and stop to swim in the various bays and lagoons. Each excursion is customized based on what your group would like to do. The Italian Ministry of Health publishes a document informing of the specific volcanic muds that are suitable to treat different ailments and you will spend the day between land and sea on Ischia and head back in the late afternoon. Reservations can also be made at a spa on the island for a more luxurious spa experience. One of the best parts about chartering a boat ...
7. Boat Excursion from Naples to Ischia
The island of Ischia is easily accessible from Naples, particularly if you have a speedboat at your disposal! Explore the Bay of Naples and the island from the comfort of your own private luxury speedboat or yacht with a local captain on this 6-hour excursion. The boats are equipped with a cabin, bathroom, cushioned sundecks, and shaded seating, as well as other amenities. You’ll embark from Naples and cruise to the volcanic island of Ischia, known for its flora and fauna and thermal hot springs. The captain will circumnavigate the island, stopping at inlets and beautiful bays so you can enjoy a swim. Spend some free time in a village of your choice and then head back to the boat in port when you’re ready to continue on to your next destination. Anchor in the bay where Ischia’s thermal hot springs flow into the Mediterranean. Swim and soak in the natural baths of various temperature...
8. From Naples: Full-Day Ischia Sightseeing & Food Tour
On this full-day private tour, see the highlights of the the third largest island in Italy and taste the flavors of the local food. A guide will meet you at the port of Naples to cross to Ischia by jetfoil. At the arrival to Ischia port, you will start with breakfast at Bar Calise. Have breakfast with a sfogliatella pastry, stuffed with ricotta cheese and sugar. Have a walking tour to Ischia Ponte, where you will see the Aragonese Castle overlooking the sea. From the beach of Cartaromana, enjoy the beautiful sight of the stronghold castle, home of kings and noblemen. Stop at the fresh fruit kiosk to drink some juice and then, through the alleyways reach the most famous delicatessen of the island to taste mortadella. It will be time to explore the hidden gems of the island, so your guide and driver will take you to the borough of Fontana, located in the highest point of the island. Here,...
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What people are saying about Ischia
Smooth process - beautiful island
The organizer agency deposited the vouchers for the ferry and lunch in our hotel. The change at the ticket office of the ferry company worked without problems. In the end, we didn't have lunch because we were traveling to another part of the island around noon and - if we had noticed this - would have created unnecessary stress. And who wants that on vacation? Next time we would only book a ferry. You can eat so tasty and reasonably priced.
You must plan to arrive early at the port to exchange tickets because the line is very long (45min-1h). Also, the boats are not at the same places in the port of Ischia according to the schedules. Otherwise the journey is very pleasant and the lunch perfect with a view of the sea.
From picking up the tickets to transporting them by ferry, everything was just right. The two women answered all of our questions and were super friendly. We would use this offer again at any time.
Really helpful service went above and beyond to ensure I had a good day!
everything fit perfectly, we were always picked up on time, high praise