Beyond Casamicciola, continuing along the beautiful coast road, we meet Lacco Ameno. A rock with a singular shape, the well-known ‘mushroom’ gives the visitor the warning that it has reached its destination. Lacco Ameno boasts various thermal springs. For this characteristic and for the exceptional qualities of the climate, this charming island center now has a high quality clientele, coming from all over the world. Lacco Ameno, the first settlement of the Greeks in the west, is rich in archaeological remains discovered thanks to the important activity carried out by the late Don Pietro monti and by prof. Giorgio Buchner. The welcoming beaches of Lacco Ameno frame the island. San Montano Bay is an oasis of extraordinary beauty. In the 1950s, thanks to the editor and
film producer Angelo Rizzoli who adopted the municipality of Lacco Ameno, the ancient Terme Regina Isabella were enlarged and enriched with a hotel complex. So in a few years, Lacco Ameno and the entire island of reflection became a pole of attraction for a cosmopolitan worldliness. Today Lacco Ameno thanks to the realization of a well-equipped tourist landing place is also a destination for an important nautical tourism. do not miss a visit to the museum of villa arbusto where the famous nestore cup is preserved, testimony of the ancient winemaking tradition of the island of Ischia dating back to the 700 BC, to the excavations of Monte Vico where the Arce of ancient Pithecusa was and to the Basilica of Santa Restituta, home to early Christian finds and the adjoining museum.