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Monte Epomeo

Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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Well Worth the Very Steep Walk

We caught the bus to Fontana and followed the signed route to the top of Mount Epomeo. Although... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracy G
Andover, United Kingdom
Stunning walk!

We caught the local bus from Forio and then walked the 3kms to the top of the mountain. You need... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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Isola d'Ischia, Italy

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  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

5  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
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is just one of those 'wow' places to see. Bus to Fontana and then a 3km walk, all uphill. It's steep and rocky in places but neither my wife or I hike much so is doable if reasonably fit and mobile. Got bars and...More

1  Thank LondonFet
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We left blue skies in Ischia town but as we got about half way up the mountain it was cloudy so we did not get the views unfortunately. However we enjoyed the 3km hike.The last part of the walk ( from Fontana) is a bit...More

Thank 907evansm
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Really good fun work out. Have coffee or snack at the top. Amazing views of the whole island and surrounds.

Thank William T
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We are a couple late fifties/early sixties and we did this walk with our 21 year old daughter. We had hired a car for the day so were able to drive up to the first cafe, thus only leaving a walk of about 45mins -...More

2  Thank FiftyFifty5050
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lovely scenery, just make sure to make the trip on a sunny day - beautiful, breathtaking scenery. You can see Forio, Ischia, Corsica etc... stunning! Not too difficult, but be prepared for some exercise!

Thank Diana T
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A couple in our fifties and fairly fit we chose an easy way up and more challenging way down. We got the bus from Forio to Fontana and then walked the 3k to the summit. Stunning views on the way up and at the top....More

5  Thank JudyMarmite
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A nice hike up to the top. Make sure to do on a clear day so you can get a great view of the island. There is also a café at the top which has amazing bruschetta!

1  Thank 1--Shawna--1
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