Barano has a splendid location on the southern side of the island and is by extension the second largest municipality after Forio. The territory of Barano is rich in sites of naturalistic interest. The Maronti beach, the renowned thermal springs, the Fonte delle Ninfe Nitrodi with its park and nature trails are the main peculiarities for wellness tourism. A few minutes by car from the port of Ischia, in the south-eastern part of the island you are already in the territory of Barano. The Aqueduct of the Pillars is its entrance door. The vineyards impose themselves on the attention of the visitor who climbs towards Barano. Through the hamlets or small nuclei that make up the municipality, one is attracted to the numerous churches that animate the squares and
The urban core is made up of a large group of low pink houses. The houses gather around narrow streets that rejoin the town square, near the natural isthmus that binds the village to the characteristic promontory. Places to visit: Monte Epomeo: Reachable from Serrara along a mule track that passes through Bocca di Serra and climbs to Pietra dell’Acqua. Wanting instead to go to Fontana, go up to the crossroads, at an altitude of 582 meters, to then turn left following an ancient path that for a stretch coincides with the edge of the chasm of Curti donni. Sant’Angelo: A pretty suburb, once a primitive fishing village, is attached to the coast.