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All reviews great hike stunning views walking poles the bus worth the climb sunny day worth the effort summit path cs peak restaurant statue parts shoes clouds island
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

With my roots in Ischia,I try to enjoy the highlights of each area..Mt Epomeo was one highlight I wish to forget..Every report mentioned "Average Fitness"..I guess I am delusional as to my fitness.. From the parking lot at the base of the mountain,we walked about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
6  Thank theresalwaysone
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