Isola d'Ischia

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Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 30 kilometres (19 miles) from the city of Naples. It is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands. It is almost entirely mountainous, the highest peak being Mount Epomeo at 788 metres (2,585 feet).


Ischia is the name of the main comune of the island. The other comuni of the island are Barano d'IschiaCasamicciola Terme,ForioLacco Ameno and Serrara Fontana.

The main industry is tourism, centering on thermal spas that cater mostly to European (especially German) and Asian tourists eager to enjoy the its hot springs, and its volcanic mud. 

Location: 40.728771, 13.898392

Located off the coast of Naples, Italy, Ischia is the largest island in the area. Ischia sits in the Tyrrhenian Sea about 30km off the coast of Naples. Visitors will often visit the island coming from Naples, Capri, Sorrento, and Palermo.  Map

Size: 46.3 km2 (17.9 sq mi)