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Best port to arrive at for Maronti - Hotel Parco Smeraldo

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Best port to arrive at for Maronti - Hotel Parco Smeraldo

Hi, I am planning a week's vacation at Parco Smeraldo in September. What is the best port of destination from Napoli please?

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1. Re: Best port to arrive at for Maronti - Hotel Parco Smeraldo

Forio is the nearest (Alilauro from Napoli Beverello).

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I would say Ischia Porto would be fine to get to Maronti from and there are more ferries from Naples to Ischia Porto

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A lot will depend on how you plan to travel between the port and your hotel. If you are going by bus, it won't make much difference, but if you are going by taxi, Forio is nearer so it will work out cheaper. There are a lot more hydrofoils that stop in Ischia Porto than Forio.

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Thanks a lot!

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Sorry, but absolutely no doubt you should be arriving at Ischia Porto.... to where there are many more hydrofoil crossings, and ferry ships!

It's also then the better choice, regardless of how you travel to Maronti once ashore...

- whether you use the direct bus from the city's depot nearby (number 5, tickets €1.90 each), which terminates only a few minutes away from the Smeraldo...

- or a taxi... as, because of how the island's roads wind through the hills, it's only slightly more than half the distance from Forio! Even so, from Porto a taxi will cost some 25 Euro:

www.pbase.com/isolaverde/image/136481940

The hotel is at the end of the road that runs SW from the village of Barano, which you'll see on this:

www.pbase.com/isolaverde/image/110236626

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6. Re: Best port to arrive at for Maronti - Hotel Parco Smeraldo

Thanks, Peter. I thought as much after looking up the tometable of ferries and hydrofoils.

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