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Photowalks on Ischia island

Nature, historic and cultural sites. Guide

Views from monastery terraces of Aragonese castle

Acquainted with grim details of monastic life, I get out of the cave to the monastery of Belvedere (Brlvedere del convento on the map)

Ischia. The monastery terrace Aragonese castle (Brlvedere del convento)

which offers a stunning panoramic view of the Eastern part of the island.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

the highest point of the island - dormant volcano, Monte Epomeo, the height of 788 meters. Near the top is Saint Nicholas Church, and at the top is a small viewpoint, where can be seen most of the island. On Monte Epomeo laid Hiking trail there is a restaurant and small hotel.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle. Monte Epomeo

Looking left you can see the Torre di Guevara, better known as Tower of Michelangelo.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle. Tower of Michelangelo.

Closer to the center - scalloped terraces of the hotel "Villa Antonio" and Piazzale Delle Alghe (Square of Algae).

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

center see Piazale Argonese, behind which is seen the Cathedral, similar fortress tower, bell tower, the dome Cathedral is visible to the vaulted roof of the Church of the Holy spirit and its bell tower, covered yellow-green ceramics.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

pier to lovers of fresh fish, meet the fisherman's boat returning from morning fishing.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

Right below us a stone Causeway linking the Aragonese castle to the shore.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

Actually, this is the "Ponte di Ischia", which gave the name to this area of the island.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

Creek formed by the dam and the rock castle is a popular fishing spot all sorts of marine life.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

the Bottom is shallow.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

literally entangled in fishing gear.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

Now look to the right in front of us, San Antonio, with the homonymous Church, the beach and the hotels Miramare E Castello 5* MareBlue 4*.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

Fruther ahead - the Fishing baech,

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle

Behind him the green hotels Cape Molino.

Ischia. The views from the monastery terraces of the Aragonese castle