Next: How to reach the island:
GENERAL TIMETABLE www.traghetti-ischia.info
HYDROFOIL = ALISCAFO (only passengers) from Napoli : harbour Molo Beverello
40-50 minutes to Ischia Porto / Casamicciola / Forio
Cost of the ticket: Aliscafo / hydrofoil € 20.00 + luggage / traghetto / ferry about € 12.00
Arriving by air: Upon arrival at Naples airport, you will need to go to the harbour: MOLO BEVERELLO where there is the HYDROFOIL (aliscafo) service to Ischia, or to PORTA DI MASSA, for ferryboats. There is the public ALIBUS to the harbour Molo Beverello, 20-30 min. (ticket to be purchased on the bus) which has 1 stop at the railway station.
To reach the ferry-port PORTA DI MASSA: we advise to go by taxi.
Arriving by train: Arrived at Naples, the taxis are outside of the station. Ask to go to MOLO BEVERELLO or PORTA DI MASSA (ca. € 15.00)
We organize comfortable transfers from the airport or train-station to Villa Ravino.
CROSSING the Bay – Villa Ravino
Please bear in mind that the last ferry boat to Ischia leaves from Naples at 21:55 (check timetables) from Porta di Massa. We advise to go there by taxi. For a late arrival (after 09:00 pm) kindly inform us. Whether you eventually disembark at either Ischia Porto or Casamicciola, you will need to catch a taxi to your destination: Residence Villa Ravino, Via Provinciale Panza, Forio, or, with little luggage the public bus Nr. 1 / 2 / CS, your stop: Distributore IP (petrol pump), we are 50 m further on, on the left side. Little short steep way up to us.
Or the next stop, in front of the botanical garden “GIARDINI RAVINO”, you enter through the garden, (closed on Tuesday and Thursday and from 8:00 pm on)
The island bus service is good, with frequent buses to all the main points of interest.
Single tickets € 1,50 available in the Villa / 1 weekly tickets Monday-Sunday € 14,50 to be ordered. Car-hire is reasonably priced.
Arriving by car: to embark in Napoli or Pozzuoli:
POZZUOLI: after the A1 (autostrada - highway) take the TANGENZIALE destination. Follow the road signs. Your EXIT is NR. 12: VIA CAMPANA. Turn right, through Pozzuoli, (downward) until you are on the seafront.
ATTENTION: the passage to the harbour is not well marked, and the ticket offices are located on the square opposite to the mooring.
You need the registration document to the ticket. The cost of the car transportation is appr. € 70.00 - 150.00 one way, including the driver. Other passengers have to pay extra.
NAPLES/ PORTO DI MASSA: exit from the A 1: AREA PORTUALE: The traghetto (ferryboat) leaves from PORTA DI MASSA, entrance along the harbour-road. Last ferry at 21.55h (to check)
Ischia – Villa Ravino: Disembarked on the Island, take the right side on the main-road. Passing through Casamicciola, Lacco Ameno. When you have the historical part of Forio on the front, with the little harbor on your right side, turn left, following the road as far as to the Petrol station PISCOPO, ca.1 km. We are a few meters further on, on the left side, Attention: little short steep way up to us. Parking 10 m before the house, on the right.
Or, in case of a very big car; in front of the GIARDINI RAVINO-entrance.
S.S. 270 Citara - 80075 Forio d'Ischia (NA) I ITALY - Tel./Fax +39 081 997783 - Email : email@example.com