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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent 3 days in Ischia & this was our first activity. It’s worth it for the view & the awesome restaurant at the top! We took the bus (a bit crowded) to Fontana & had no problems finding the signs to follow.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

With my roots in Ischia,I try to enjoy the highlights of each area..Mt Epomeo was one highlight I wish to forget..Every report mentioned "Average Fitness"..I guess I am delusional as to my fitness.. From the parking lot at the base of the mountain,we walked about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank augiemyson
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The highlight of our trip. We climed in the daytime and it was so amazing we repeated the following morning to see sun rise over the island. It took is 35 minutes to climb on both occasions from Fontana and it is very well signposted....More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Mark W
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Stop on the bus at Fontana right by the big church and there are signs for the walk from there. The route looks like it splits into 3 parts by a restaurant (it is starting to have dense vegetation), take the left up The steepest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank tj000088
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Average level of fitness needed. Plenty 0f water and good shoes. Here is how we planned our trip. It was amazing and would do it over and over again. From the Ischia port about 1 minutes walk is the bus station. We bought day trip...More

Date of experience: July 2018
8  Thank rkousor
Reviewed May 30, 2018

A special tour to monte Epomeo, must have good footingshoes; the view on the top is amazing, by clear weather you can see very far, still to Naples; some restaurants on your way, also on the top of Monte Epomeo.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We reached Monte Epomeo by local bus from Forio to Fontana. From Fontana it was easy to find the 3 K path to the top. Parts of it were a little bit steep, but still for anyone to manage. The views on the top were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank teresa_sverige
Reviewed May 14, 2018

It is worth waiting for a sunny day to appreciate beautiful vistas from the top of the mountain Epomeo. We started our journey from Fontana up the hill - cc 3 km. Two restaurants on the way up and finally the third restaurant on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Marcela12
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

It's a must do hike if you're visiting Ischia. Stunning views on a clear day...we had partially cloudy day but it was still amazing to be on top of the mountain...and feel like you're floating in the clouds...the hike itself is not that difficult if...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Margaret V
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We caught the bus to Fontana and followed the signed route to the top of Mount Epomeo. Although there should be a bus every 15 minutes, they re very hit and miss on Ischia, we waited over an hour for the bus to get there...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Tracy G
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