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Monte Epomeo

Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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Stunning views and good lunch on the top

We reached Monte Epomeo by local bus from Forio to Fontana. From Fontana it was easy to find the 3... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
teresa_sverige
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Malmo, Sweden
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Worth a visit on a sunny day

It is worth waiting for a sunny day to appreciate beautiful vistas from the top of the mountain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marcela12
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Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Average3%
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“bruschetta” (7 reviews)
“half way” (3 reviews)
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Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Marcela12
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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

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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
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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
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