Ischia

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Is·chi·a

 (ĭs′kē-ə, ē′skyä)
An island of southern Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the entrance to the Bay of Naples. It is a tourist center and health resort noted for its warm mineral springs.

Ischia

(ˈiːskjɑː; ˈɪskɪə)
n
(Placename) a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, at the N end of the Bay of Naples. Area: 47 sq km (18 sq miles)

Is•chia

(ˈi skyɑ)

n.
an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, W of Naples. 18 sq. mi. (47 sq. km).
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Noun1.Ischia - a volcanic island (part of Campania) in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the north end of the Bay of NaplesIschia - a volcanic island (part of Campania) in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the north end of the Bay of Naples
Campania - a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia
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Ischia, known for its food, beachfront thermal baths and ancient Spanish Castello Aragonese castle, served recently as setting for Mediaset's 10-part serial "I delitti del cuoco" (Crimes of the Cook), which centers on a detective-turned-chef who mixes crimesolving with haute cuisine.
Your first sight of Ischia is the Castello Aragonese I a fairytale 5th Century castle on top of an offshore rock connected by a causeway to Ischia Ponte.
Our spy tells us, "There's a beautiful castle on the island called the Castello Aragonese, and the couple made enquiries about holding the ceremony there.