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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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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