Procida capital of culture and cinema
Procida, famous as the captivating backdrop for Massimo Troisi's "Il Postino," has become a global icon, celebrated for its vibrant colors and esteemed status as a cultural hub.
La Corricella, a charming and picturesque fishing port on the Italian island of Procida, boasts a unique and enchanting atmosphere. Nestled on the southern coast, this postcard-perfect setting seems plucked from the pages of an idyllic Mediterranean dream, where time stands still, and tranquility and beauty reign supreme.
Corricella's most striking feature is its colorful, closely-packed buildings that cascade to the water's edge. These charming, multicolored houses create a mesmerizing palette of pastel shades reflected in the clear waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, captivating the hearts of visitors and photographers alike.
As you meander through Corricella's winding, narrow streets, you'll discover quaint cafes, seafood restaurants, and artisan shops. The aroma of fresh seafood wafts through the air, enticing your taste buds. Local fishermen can often be seen mending their nets, maintaining the village's authentic and timeless atmosphere.
Explore the historic prison, now transformed into a captivating attraction, reminiscent of scenes from "Arturo's Island" filmed in 1962. Follow in Jude Law's footsteps as he traversed the scenic route on his Vespa during the filming of "The Talented Mr. Ripley." This journey leads you to the captivating Castello d'Avalos, immortalized by maestro Luchino Visconti in "Vaghe stelle dell'orsa.
Indulge in a seaside lunch while observing the locals skillfully tending to their fishing nets in the picturesque Corricella fishing port at one of the amazing restaurants in Corricella:
Caracale Restaurant: One of the two main restaurants in Corricella's harbor, Caracale is renowned for its exquisite seafood dishes and a charming seafront setting, ensuring a memorable dining experience.
La Gorgonia Restaurant: The other renowned restaurant in Corricella, La Gorgonia, offers a delightful dining experience with a variety of fresh seafood options, all enjoyed against a breathtaking backdrop of the harbor.
Head to La Chiaia beach after lunch. As your boat approaches the beach, you'll be greeted by a scene of unparalleled beauty. The first sight that will capture your attention is the remarkable blend of turquoise and deep blue waters that gently lap against the shores of La Chiaia. The beach itself is a stunning stretch of golden sand that seems to go on forever. Palm trees sway in the gentle sea breeze, and colorful beach umbrellas dot the shoreline, creating a picturesque postcard scene.
water at La Chiaia Beach is incredibly clear and inviting. As you slip into the sea, you'll be surrounded by a vibrant underwater world, with colorful fish and swaying seaweed. The seabed here gently slopes, making it an ideal spot for swimmers of all levels, whether you prefer a leisurely dip or some more adventurous snorkeling.
While in the water, you can gaze back at the beach, framed by the rugged cliffs and lush greenery of the island. The beachgoers and sunbathers appear like colorful specks against the golden sands. The entire scene is set against the backdrop of Procida's characteristic pastel-hued buildings and the serene, azure sky.
As you swim, don't forget to look around. To one side, you'll likely have a clear view of the neighboring islands of Ischia and Vivara.
Overall, the view from your private boat tour of La Chiaia Beach in Procida is a feast for the senses. It's a blend of natural beauty, vibrant colors, and the Mediterranean charm that characterizes this delightful Italian island. It's a view that's sure to etch itself into your memory and make your visit to Procida truly unforgettable.
Procida tour can be combined with Ischia Tour.
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