Island Secrets

Phlegraean Islands

Explore the mysterious past and old-world charm of Italy's Phlegraean Islands. Visit a hidden fortress, healing hot springs, medieval prisons and cliff-top resorts, and sample handmade pastas and potent espresso.

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Parco Negombo

Take a dip in one of Ischia’s famous thermal pools, located at the Parco Negombo. This extensive complex of volcanic pools, mud baths and natural sea caves allow visitors to relax and soak up the area’s healing mineral waters.

Baia di S. Montano
80076 Ischia, NA, Italy

 
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Ristorante Bar Coco

Hike over to the quaint Café Coco – a local institution said to serve up the strongest cup of coffee in Italy. Coco is a perfect place to relax and grab a quick bite to eat while watching the locals go by.

Lungomare Aragonese
80077 Ischia, NA, Italy

 
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Terra Murata

Procida was once home to a monstrous prison designed to hold Italy’s most notorious prisoners. Built as a fort in the 15th century, the prison closed in the 1980s, causing an increase in tourism to the island.

Procida, NA, Italy

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Vivara

From the shore, catch a glimpse of Procida’s islet, Vivara. Connected to the mainland by a bridge, this untouched crescent is a protected nature reserve. Although it’s closed to the public, you can reach it – if you’re willing to swim!

Isola di Vivara, NA, Italy

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