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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Two or three of us had been resting ourselves among the tranquil and beautiful scenery of the island of Ischia, eighteen miles out in the harbor, for two days; we called it "resting," but I do not remember now what the resting consisted of, for when we got back to Naples we had not slept for forty-eight hours.
While writing this, Nietzsche is supposed to have been thinking of the island of Ischia which was ultimately destroyed by an earthquake.
In series two, Alex will be visiting Sardinia, glamorous Capri, Ischia, and the Aeolian Islands, before exploring Sicily from north to south.
ALEX POLIZZI'S ITALIAN ISLANDS (Channel 5, 8pm) FOLLOWING the success of Secret Italy Alex Polizzi delves further into her heritage, exploring the culture, cuisine and history of some of Italy's islands - Sardinia, Capri, Ischia, the Aeolian Islands and Sicily.
Now she delves further into her heritage, exploring the culture, cuisine and history of some of Italy's islands - Sardinia, Capri, Ischia, the Aeolian Islands and Sicily.
Over four episodes, Alex, 44, visits Sardinia - seen in this week's opening show - then glamorous Capri, Ischia and the Aeolian Islands, before signing off in stunning Sicily.
After wrapping up filming in June 1962, Taylor and Burton were seen holidaying together on the Italian island of Ischia.
Perched on a cliff top looking out across the sweeping Bay of Naples to Mount Vesuvius and the island of Ischia, the stunning views of Sorrento are a sight to behold.
The stunning views of Sorrento are a sight to behold, perched on a clifftop looking out across the sweeping Bay of Naples to Mount Vesuvius and the island of Ischia.
The converted fortress is on sale alongside a selection of other historic properties, including: an Ischia hotel that lodged an injured Garibaldi following the Battle of Aspromonte; a tower home built to defend the Amalfi Coast from pirate attacks; and a Coppede-style castle on the Ligurian Riviera.
Less visited than its famous neighbours, Capri and Ischia, it is peppered with vibrant harbour homes and pretty piazzas, and home to the medieval walled town of Terra Murata.
PINO LUONGO, THE CHEF FROM THE ISLAND OF ISCHIA who founded the late, beloved Gastronomia some years ago on South Tamiami Trail, is back with his own restaurant again, and his fans are feeling the love.