Between Capri, Procida, and Ischia, the traveler to Naples has an extraordinarily tough choice before them — not only because each island offers a unique experience and charm, but because each one means taking a day or half a day away from seeing Naples; meaning that the real choice is Capri, Ischia, Procida, or Naples.
Scattered in the bay of Naples like the drops which fall on your kitchen counter from a wet plate as you move it from the sink to the drying rack, the islands of Naples/Napoli, are classically beautiful and picturesque places of Mediterranean majesty.
Each has its own flavor, and deciding which one to visit, considering that one must spend at least 2 hours transiting to and fro via ferry boat, can come down to several key factors — like price, crowds, and beaches. Depending on one’s preference and portfolio size, the choice will be different for different people.
A choice between Capri and Procida will come down to crowds and price, while a choice between Procida and Ischia might come down to beaches. A choice between Ischia and Capri could be resolved by hotel prices.
Like a loose-fitting linen shirt — the classic apparel of the islanders, this WaL guide to the islands of Napoli should give one all the information they need to find which island is right for them and plan their trip accordingly.