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Ischia

Sitting serenely in the Gulf of Naples, Ischia is an international tourist destination, offering crystal clear waters, unspoiled landscapes, cultural sites and many other surprises. 
Its rugged coasts are characterized by a succession of headlands, coves and beaches where seawater mixes with hot water from the thermo-mineral springs that flow a few feet from the shoreline. Ischia Castello Aragonese In fact the island, of volcanic origin, hides in its underground a high concentration of thermal springs and a large variety of waters that make Ischia the "capital of European spa.
More than 300 spas allow for a stay that includes the regeneration of mind and body. 

Ischia is also known as "The Green Island" due to its numerous pine trees and a rich Mediterranean vegetation that in springtime makes the island an explosion of colors and fragrances. The vineyards, cultivated in terraced fields, add a special touch to the general landscape of the island. 

Among the many beaches, especially worth mentioning are the beaches of Maronti, Citara, and Lacco Ameno, along with the the picturesque Bays of Sorgeto and Cafiero, and Bagnitiello. 
Beyond the natural charm, the villages reveal the many faces of Ischia and its natural and artistic treasures. 
Constantly bustling, the area of the Port is full of shops, cafes, restaurants and picturesque taverns where you can taste local delicacies and listen to traditional Neapolitan music. 

Ischia is the foremost town on the island, where it is possible to visit the Aragonese Castle, the Sea Museum and the Anthonys Library, focusing on the history of the island. 
The beautiful little town of Casamicciola is famous for its thermal baths and its ceramics and pottery shops. Lacco Ameno, renowned for its beaches, houses the Museum of Villa Arbusto and the ruins of the Greek Pithecusa (VIII AD) with its museum.

Forio, dominated by a 15th-Century tower, offers many attractions, including the famous "Poseidon Gardens," the spectacular complex hydro-thermo-therapy complex located in the enchanting Bay of Citara: it is a certified relaxation haven.