Procida is off the coast of Naples in southern Italy between Cape Miseno and Ischia island. Make this charming island part of your itinerary, along with Naples and Capri. This is the smallest of the islands in the area and charming without many visitors. Two principal harbors are on the island, with at least three marinas serving the boating community.
When you visit Ischia, hop over to Procida before continuing south to Naples, Ravello, or Capri.
Procida | Climate
Average temperatures for Procida can vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures are comfortable most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of rain about half of the year. The warmest months to visit are August, July, and September. Over the year, the temperature typically varies from 46°F to 85°F and is rarely below 40°F or above 89°F. Winds are generally calm.
Places to see on Procida
- Museo Casa di Graziella. Museum strives to pass on the history of Procida through the myth of Graziella, who lived and died for love.
- Chiaiolella Beach. The clean, shallow water here is suitable for swimming and wading.
- Terra Murata. The historical and cultural center of the island overlooks the sea. To reach Terra Murata, a steep climb is worth the effort. From the top, you are rewarded with a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Naples.
- Abbazia San Michele Arcangelo. Guided tours are available inside the Abbey from Holy Week until December.
- Luigi Nappa Art Gallery and enjoy some outstanding local art.
Things to do
- Explore the vibrant city of Procida and its colorful houses.
- Visit the Ponte di Vivara, a bridge that connects Procida to the tiny island of Vivara.
- Marvel at the spectacular natural landscapes, including the seaside town of Chiaiolella.
- Take a swim in the pristine waters, or soak up some sun on one of the many beachfront patios.
- If you’re looking for something more active, rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard to explore the coastline and hike up one of the nearby trails for some stunning views.
- Try local foods. There are many good restaurants on the island serving traditional Italian cuisine that you won’t want to miss. You won’t go hungry, from seafood dishes like calamari and mussels to homemade pasta and pizzas.
- Go shopping at the local boutiques and markets, where you can find unique Italian items to bring home as mementos of your luxury yacht vacation.
Procida | Gastronomy
First of all, Procida is famous for its lemons. Locals prepare them in sweet as well as savory recipes. One widespread use of the lemon is the cream-filled pastry called Lingue di Procida, or “tongues of Procida.” Other common dishes include pasta, Pizza di Procida, Calamari, and Coniglio alla Procidana (a dish made with rabbit). Procida is also well known for its fresh fish and seafood.
- Marina Procida. Offering 491 berths for yachts up to 30m and draft up to 3m.
- Marina di Corricella is on the northeast coastline.
- Marina di Chiaiolella
Another beautiful island to explore on your Amalfi Coast or Italy Yacht Charter Vacation.
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