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Group excursion to Ischia and Mortella Gardens from Sorrento
Journey to the volcanic island of Ischia, an exquisite gem located off the coast of Sorrento in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The island, stunning in its own right, is home to La Mortella Gardens, a unique Mediterranean paradise. Discover this island on this day tour from Sorrento.
Group Visit of the Ischia Island, departing from Sorrento highlights:
- Admire the incredible landscape on the volcanic island of Ischia
- Explore La Mortella Gardens, the enchanting private getaway of a famous composer
- Visit Ischia's villages and admire its wonderful landscapes
- Relax on a ferry ride through the tranquil Tyrrhenian Sea
- Visit the volcanic outcrop of Ischia, the most developed and largest of the islands in the Bay of Naples
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Discover the Ischia Island on this amazing full-day tour from Sorrento. You will have the chance to admire the magnificent sight of the island, and to walk the paths in the Mortella Gardens, a truly one-of-a-kind place that you will never forget.
A day tour from Sorrento to discover Ischia Island
Your tour starts in Sorrento: the bus will take you to the port from where you will embark for the island of Ischia on a ferry. On the ferry, enjoy amazing sights and the placid tranquility of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The ferry will dock at the city of Forio, home to the one-of-a-kind Mortella Gardens. As you approach the city, you may notice numerous coastal watchtowers, a one-time defense from Middle Age pirates. Once in Forio, you will have the possiblity to do a coach tour of the island. Then we'll make our way to the Gardens, which overlook the city and and provide picturesque views of Forio and its harbor.
Visit the Mortella Gardens in Ischia, a unique place
Once arrived on Ischia island, a panoramic tour by bus will show the most popular and beautiful attractions. Then you will arrive to the famed Mortella Gardens: there you'll see firsthand why they won an award over one hundred competitors to be named "The Most Beautiful Park in Italy" in 2004.
Carved into volcanic rock in 1949 by the late English composer Sir William Walton and his wife Lady Susana, Mortella Gardens were the ideal getaway and the couple's private home.
Explore the Gardens and admire the wonderful sights of Ischia
You'll have some free time to wander through the gardens yourself, taking as much time as you desire to admire the unique collection of flora. You can purchase limited refreshments while at Mortella Gardens, but it would be a good idea to eat a big breakfast before departure.
To conclude the tour, you'll arrive at the port in time to take the ferry back to Sorrento, enjoying another ride on the peaceful Tyrrhenian Sea in the dusky late afternoon light.
Other eXPeriencies from Sorrento
Join also the Private tour to Amalfi, Ravello and Positano, the Helicopter tour over Amalfi Coast and Sorrento and the Private Tour to Pompeii and Herculaneum in a day.
- Departure from Sorrento
- Ischia Island
- La Mortella Gardens
- Return to Sorrento
- Pick-up/drop-off at centrally located hotels or designated meeting point in Sorrento
- Transfer by coach
- Transfer from/to Ischia by ferry
- Authorized English-speaking tour guide
- Coach panoramic tour of the island
- Tips (optional)
- Entrance fees to Mortella Gardens (12 € p.p.)
- Entrance fees to other monuments, museums and attractions
- Meals and beverages
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
This tour does not include entrance tickets to La Mortella Gardens (12 € p.p.). The price of the tickets may change due to circumstances out of our control (e.g. temporary expositions). If you have access to any discount, bring your passport or ID and show it at the ticket office on site, when you will purchase your entrance tickets.
The pick-up and drop-off service is available JUST from centrally located hotels in Sorrento. The pick-up time will be indicated on your confirmation voucher.
This tour is NOT recommended for a wheelchair user or those with walking difficulties.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.