The island of Ischia is known for its thermal pools with healing waters and its health spas. Water from the natural hot springs, heated by volcanic action, is believed to be the most radioactive in Europe and is good for a variety of health treatments including rheumatism. Find out about the top thermal spas and places to visit in our Ischia Guide and see photos in our Ischia Picture Gallery.
Ferries to Ischia from Sorrento and Amalfi Coast
Ischia is farther than Capri but is visited by fewer tourists so it can make a nice getaway if you don't mind the longer boat ride. You can take a ferry to Capri, then transfer to an Ischia ferry. From Sorrento, Positano or Amalfi there are one or two morning ferries daily that continue on to Ischia after a stop at Capri and return in the afternoon. Ferries from Positano and Amalfi. Schedules on web sites are not always up to date, so check at the port.