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Reviewed 18 May 2012

We hiked three mountains while in the Naples area including Mt. Vesuvious, Positano and the walk of the gods, and Mt. Epomeo. Our favorite and most rewarding by far was Mt. Epomeo! The feeling you got when you finally reached the top was exciting. Not...More

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All reviews great hike bruschetta walking poles stunning views the bus half way worth the climb sunny day worth the effort path cs peak 3km restaurant herbs statue cd
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The highlight of our trip. We climed in the daytime and it was so amazing we repeated the following morning to see sun rise over the island. It took is 35 minutes to climb on both occasions from Fontana and it is very well signposted....More

3  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Stop on the bus at Fontana right by the big church and there are signs for the walk from there. The route looks like it splits into 3 parts by a restaurant (it is starting to have dense vegetation), take the left up The steepest...More

1  Thank tj000088
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Average level of fitness needed. Plenty 0f water and good shoes. Here is how we planned our trip. It was amazing and would do it over and over again. From the Ischia port about 1 minutes walk is the bus station. We bought day trip...More

7  Thank rkousor
Reviewed 30 May 2018

A special tour to monte Epomeo, must have good footingshoes; the view on the top is amazing, by clear weather you can see very far, still to Naples; some restaurants on your way, also on the top of Monte Epomeo.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We reached Monte Epomeo by local bus from Forio to Fontana. From Fontana it was easy to find the 3 K path to the top. Parts of it were a little bit steep, but still for anyone to manage. The views on the top were...More

1  Thank teresa_sverige
Reviewed 14 May 2018

It is worth waiting for a sunny day to appreciate beautiful vistas from the top of the mountain Epomeo. We started our journey from Fontana up the hill - cc 3 km. Two restaurants on the way up and finally the third restaurant on the...More

1  Thank Marcela12
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It's a must do hike if you're visiting Ischia. Stunning views on a clear day...we had partially cloudy day but it was still amazing to be on top of the mountain...and feel like you're floating in the clouds...the hike itself is not that difficult if...More

Thank Margaret V
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We caught the bus to Fontana and followed the signed route to the top of Mount Epomeo. Although there should be a bus every 15 minutes, they re very hit and miss on Ischia, we waited over an hour for the bus to get there...More

3  Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We caught the local bus from Forio and then walked the 3kms to the top of the mountain. You need decent footwear as it is both steep, narrow and often without anything to hold on to. Most of the walk is in the shade of...More

6  Thank theresalwaysone
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Our hostel recommended this hike and it did not disappoint. We also stopped at Avery quaint restaurant, IL Grotto on the way down and they had the most amazing bruschetta!

1  Thank jcw17
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