The Island of Ischia – 7 Days / 6 Nights

 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ischia

Upon arrival to Naples Airport your driver will be waiting for your transfer to Naples Port where you will board the hydrofoil to the Island of Ischia. Upon arrival to Ischia Port, your driver will be waiting for your transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Ischia.

Day 2 - Ischia

Today you’ll travel on the footsteps of Elena Ferrante’s bestsellers. During this excursion you will discover the faces Elena Ferrante describes in her bestsellers: Naples and its districts, historic buildings, the islands of Ischia and Procida. Along with all other different backgrounds mentioned in the pages of the magnetic novels of the mysterious writer. You will enjoy a unique journey through literary landscapes where a professional guide will link various locations to the pages of the books and a professor of Italian literature will stimulate you with a creative writing course. Overnight in Ischia.

Day 3 - Ischia

This morning meet your guide for a tour of the Aragonese Castle. The guided tour will take you through paths, defensive structures, churches, jails, frescoes of Giotto’s school, houses and armour’s museum. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity of attending a lab of medieval writing and pretend to be a scribe, producing your own calligraphic souvenir. You will have time at your leisure to unwind and have lunch before your tour of the Mortella Gardens.

After lunch, make your way to the entrance of the Mortella Gardens and meet your guide. An incredibly rich visit between more than 1700 species of different plants in the garden that won the award as the most beautiful botanical gardens of Italy. also considered one of the 13 most beautiful gardens in the world. Before leaving you will have access to the lab where you will enter the fascinating world of plants seen under a microscope. Overnight in Ischia.

Day 4 - Ischia

Full day at leisure to explore the Ischia Thermal Parks. Spend an unforgettable day relaxing and reviving in the natural spas. Overnight in Ischia.

Day 5 - Ischia

Today’s wine tour includes transportation from your hotel in Ischia. Explore through the senses of taste and smell. During your tour you will learn how to make pancetta and salami and taste wines produced with different techniques. Oenology takes you on several journeys, not just the sensory but also cultural. With this in mind your guide will use the wine theme, to link subjects like: archaeology, anthropology, folklore, history, biology and geology. A fascinating exploration of the territory in a brand-new way, with your guide and private car you will reach landscapes, flavors and knowledge that are a novelty for most people. Overnight in Ischia.

Day 6 - Ischia

Have you ever thought of cooking with the energy of a volcano? In Ischia it is possible!  This morning you will walk along a path with your guide, you’ll acquire geological information and knowledge on how thermal springs come to life. The rarest volcanic manifestation is the steamy hot sand where today you will cook lunch. At the geothermal area, you will sprinkle the food with wild aromatic herbs collected during the hike, before burying it under the hot sand where it will cook at more than 100°C. While your meal is getting ready you will have time for a dip in the sea. You will then meet up again when the steamy lunch is ready and be amazed at the intensity of the flavors. Overnight in Ischia.

Day 7 - Ischia Departure

After breakfast, check out of your hotel. Meet your driver in the lobby for your transfer to Ischia Port where you will board the hydrofoil to Naples. Upon arrival to Naples Port, your driver will be waiting for your transfer to Naples Airport. Arrivederci!

Pricing

Due to the great fluctuation of the euro currency, prices for all of our services will be quoted upon request. This policy enables us to provide you, the traveler, with the most competitive quotes consistent with actual currency exchange. We invite you to browse through our website to select the travel style that meets your needs, our travel planners are only a call/email away ready to provide any assistance in designing your itinerary.

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