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Monte Epomeo, Isola d'Ischia

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Mount Epomeo is the highest mountain on the volcanic island of Ischia, in the Gulf of Naples, Italy. Epomeo is believed to be a volcanic horst.Reaching a height of, it towers above the rest of Ischia. Much of Epomeo is covered in lush greenery, with a few vineyards also occupying its slopes. Approximately from the peak the mountain is covered in white lava.A path leads to the summit of the mountain from Fontana, one of its quiet traditional villages.
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  • The island would be incredible if it were not so much exploited touristically. Its numerous environmental emergencies are often overshadowed dll ' excessive urbanisation with particular reference to the hotel facilities. One point remains unspoiled and frequented only by those who love nature (in effort to access it): mount Epomeno. You reach the peak with rock-cut trails and routes of low difficulty (if you have the right shoes). A bit of a pain to climb that is largely outdated and forgotten by the panoramic views of immeasurable beauty.
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  • A trip to Monte Epomeo cannot be when you visit the island dropped from Fontany about 3 km up the Hill, the route is not difficult. We chose a steep precipice descent around the kosteíka of Santa Maria al Monte until Forio, this path back was more challenging.
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  • Starting from Serrara Fontanna the ballad is very easy (takes 1 hour) and offers a magnificent view on the Gulf of Naples and Capri. However if you leave of lacco Ameno: District of Fango then Church San Giuseppe and the via Crateca. From here a very nice trail in the Woods (quite well signposted) takes you 800 m higher to sommet.Comptez 3 h and the end is quite difficult
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