Ischia. The Harbour Of Sant'Angelo
As my plan is to climb the cliff and observe the surroundings from a height of 106 metres, failed, nothing remained but to continue the acquaintance with the town by land.
Rock and sand jumper form a small, but well protected from the wind and waves of the harbour. There I went.
If you lived here before the fishing boats, but now most boats - pleasure boats, which rolled tourists.
At the end of the pier is a monument to villagers who died in the world wars.
North-Eastern slope, overhanging the Harbor, reinforced with steel mesh and enclosed by a fence with signs "rockfall". In the old days on top of the rock was built a watchtower, and a small monastery where hermits lived. Hard to imagine how they climbed up there without special equipment - all the mountain slopes are very steep.
West harbour protects the sandy jumper, to the South rock and North artificial like from a huge basalt boulders.
Volcanic rocks have a variety of color and texture.
structure. Gray boulders, sometimes with a greenish tint (green tuff) - hardened lava, black - fossilized volcanic ash.
From Ischia Porto and Forio to Sant'angelo can be reached not only by land but also by water. On the company's ships Capitan Morgan and Columbia you can take a mini cruise around the coast of the island.
very small Town, residents here only three hundred.
This is a place for quiet contemplative recreation, for those who love peace and privacy.
to the Right of Sant'angelo stretches two-kilometer arc of the beach of Maronti.
Along the beach is the largest geological fault the island, so there are many hot springs and fumaroles, which built spas.
SPA hotel with the romantic name "Casa Rosa" - "Pink house". The place is not too expensive, room and full Board costs around 90-100 euros.
One of eight thermal parks of the island of Aphrodite-Apollon. The complex covers an area of 7 thousand square meters, it offers guests 12 pools with water temperature from 20 to 42 degrees.
Sant'angelo is part of the commune Serrara Fountain, the highest mountain on the island and probably the most picturesque.
Right above the beaches stands the Monte Cotto with a height of 242 meters, it slopes down the most beautiful road of the island - serpentine via Marotti.