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All reviews amazing views torture museum interesting history beautiful castle bay of naples walk up self guided tour points of interest well worth the visit entrance fee ticket office couple of hours don t miss walk around great place to visit lift takes few hours
Don’t miss a chance to wander around this fabulous Museum. You won’t notice you’ve been in there for over 2 hours as there is so much history to explore and the information provided is phenomenal. Loads of places to stop and admire the outstanding views....More
If you are looking for a great day trip from Naples, Italy, I highly recommend taking the ferry to the island of Ischia particularly if you are in port for the day on a cruise. The cruise ship terminal is immediately next to the ferry....More
Amazing... if you visit Ischia, you MUST explore the castle! Make your way to the top and enjoy some breathtaking views of the island from one of the many terraces.
Make sure to visit the “Terrazzo degli ulivi” which offers an incredible view of Procida...More
Amazing walkway to the castle across the sea. Beautiful views from the terraces and in the gardens. Rich in history (certain details you don’t want to miss) made for a nice afternoon. A cafe is on site to enjoy and restaursnts are within a short...More
It is a breathtaking castle, very huge and magnificent. You can stroll in its corridors. The cemetery is especially interesting. You can have beautiful view on the island of Capri or on Sorrento peninsula from the terrace of the cafe.
If I only had one place to visit while in Ischia I'd choose Castello Aragonese. Sure, the views from many parts of the island are amazing, like from Mt. Epomeo, but the Castello is the crown jewel attraction. The castle is also rich in history...More
For me the 45 minute walk was a relatively short walk, I was able to see some beautiful churches as I made my way to the Castello.
When I arrived this place certainly didn’t disappoint, it was the most stunning place to visit and the...More
Hello, I am going to be in Ischia next May for 3 nights. I'll be traveling to the island from Sorrento on the 16th and then will be leaving for Positano on the 19th. I'll be traveling solo for this part of my holiday. I've decided to stay in Forio. I do want to visit the spas, probably Negombo, and I should visit Castello Aragonese. Otherwise, I'd love the experts opinions on anything else that is a MUST do. I'd really love to just take the bus and travel around the island exploring the...More
September 10, 2010|
Thanks so much for your tips Peter. And let me say, your photographs are stunning! The more I'm reading about Ischia, the more I'm tempted to try and extend this leg of my trip. There was also a recent write up on Ischia in the National Geographic Travel magazine. My thought was to spend my first 3 days in Sorrento and see Pompeii when I first get there. I'll be traveling from Canada and its a long flight with 2 stopovers, so I figured a couple of days in Sorrento to get over jetlag and get...More
Pompeii Day Itinerary Help (3 Replies)
Hello! My husband and I will be in the Campania region July 13-July 16. July 15 in our Pompeii day. I booked a night our last night in the region on Ischia in Castello Aragonese. So essentially, we will be at Pompeii as early as possible July 15 and transfer to Ischia via ferry that afternoon. The castle is open for tours until 8, and I'm hoping to explore the castle in the evening, but can do that in the morning if needed. How long should we allow for Pompeii and still allow time...More
March 25, 2018|
Where are you staying the night of the 14th, before your morning in Pompei? What do you plan to do with your luggage as this is a transition day for you? If you are spending the night before in Naples you can check your bags at the left luggage office at Napoli Centrale station in the morning, then pick it up again as you return from Pompei. Note that there are two ports in Naples from which ferries depart for Ischia, and two ports on Ischia. The faster boats leave from Molo...More
Oro Valley, Arizona
3 full days in Sorrento... do I skip Capri? (3 Replies)
As a part of our trip to Italy in June, my family and I (wife and two teenage daughters) will be spending 3 full days in Sorrento. We are planning to visit Positano/Amalfi Coast on Day 1, Pompeii on Day 2, and were considering a day trip to Capri on Day 3. I'm honestly torn about Capri... I have heard it is stunning but will be absolutely swamped with other tourists like us! Is there a better option for Day 3? I really like what I have read about Ischia... beaches and the Castello...More
March 23, 2017|
You're doing the right thing by exploring your options now, once you know how to get to each of these places you can let it go until the day of to make the decision. Rain in June is unlikely, but it does happen occasionally, so leaving your plans open allows you to adjust so you are sure to get to the places of most interest.