Mount Epomeo

Mount Epomeo (Italian: Monte Epomeo) is the highest mountain on the volcanic island of Ischia, in the Gulf of Naples, Italy. Epomeo is believed to be a volcanic horst.

Mount Epomeo
Highest point
Elevation789 m (2,589 ft)
Prominence787 m (2,582 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
LocationIschia, Italy
Easiest routeHike

Reaching a height of 789 metres (2,589 ft), it towers above the rest of Ischia. Much of Epomeo is covered in lush greenery, with a few vineyards also occupying its slopes. Approximately 75 metres (246 ft) from the peak the mountain is covered in white lava.

A path leads to the summit of the mountain from Fontana, one of its quiet traditional villages.


Coordinates: 40°43′48″N 13°53′42″E / 40.73°N 13.895°E / 40.73; 13.895