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The Pine Forests in Ischia

The Pine forests of Ischia are small parks on the bare soil, left after the famous eruption of the volcano Arso in 1302, which would forever bury the ancient and prosperous “Plain City„ Aenaria.

In 1805, theses dry landscapes were reforested by the botanist of Ferdinand II of Bourbon, Giovanni Gussonne, who choose to plant conifers, as a typically undemanding variety, more specifically the domestic pine Pinus Pinea and its characteristic leaves. Under these trees have then spontaneously grown Mediterranean shrubs, which have given to the forests a lush and unique vegetation. Indeed, Ischia benefits from special weather conditions : its Mediterranean weather type is softened by several geographical, geological and solar exposure factors.

The most interesting parks are those of Pineta Mirtina in the center of the isle, and Pineta di Fiaiano in the hills. Pina Mirtina is the name of the spring inside this park, whose drinkable water is used to cure pathologies of the digestive system. There are also treatment centers using aromatherapy. Pineta di Fiaiano is located on the hills and known for its active springs and the famous treetop adventure park, called Indiana Park.

What to see in Forio

Forio D'Ischia

» Beaches of San Francesco and Chiaia

» Cava dell’Isola Beach

» Citara Beach

» Il Torrione in Forio d’Ischia

» Luchino Visconti’s Foundation La Colombaia

» Mortella Gardens

» Soccorso’s square and church

» Sorgeto Beach

» The Casa Greca

» Thermal Park of Poseidon Gardens

What to see in Ischia - Hotel Villa Carolina

Isola Ischia

Ischia is immersed in a nature full of colors and flavours to discover. It’s also mesmerizing with the extraordinary range of its historical and cultural heritage.

City of Barano

» Maronti Beach

» Park of the Nitrodi's Nymphs Natural Springs

» Pilastri Aqueduct

» The Ndrezzata

City of Casamicciola

» Bellavista Museum

» The facility Monte della Misericordia

» Thermal park Castiglione

City of Ischia

» Aragonese Castle

» Michelangelo Tower and the chapel of Sant’Anna

» Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace)

» The Clock Tower

» The English Beach

» The Pine Forests in Ischia

» The secret bays

City of Lacco Ameno

» San Montano Beach

» The Museum of Santa Restituta

» Thermal park Negombo

» Whale Museum

City of Serrara Fontana

» Hamlet of Sant’Angelo

» Mount Epomeo


Bar and Restaurant

Bar and Restaurant

The Caffè della Vela is the bar of the Hotel Villa Carolina. Designed in a modern style, it offers a unique environment, thanks to the cosy seaside atmosphere.


Junior Suite

Junior Suite

The Junior Suite with sea view at the Hotel Villa Carolina Forio is furnished in a modern style, its size ranges from 32 to 36 m² on two levels.

Sailing school Hotel Villa Carolina

Sailing school in Ischia

Sailing school in Ischia

Founded in 2006 in Forio, the sailing school is now part of the Boat Club Punta Imperatore.