Year of 2017

Procida Island in the Gulf of Naples, Italy

Sail west into the Gulf of Naples to reach Procida, a small island—about 1.6 square miles—that captures a bit of Old World Italy. It may feel like traveling back in time to walk down the narrow streets of this fishing village. A lack of large resorts or big-city conveniences means an older, more relaxed way of life has been preserved here. In fact, let’s ditch this whole day-job thing and go there now. Who’s with us?

Procida is one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. The island is between Cape Miseno and the island of Ischia. With its tiny satellite island of Vivara, it is a comune of the Metropolitan City of Naples, in the region of Campania.
Travel tip: Procida is the quintessential Mediterranean paradise, an absolute vision of colorful harborside homes and picturesque piazzas. Lose yourself in colorful Terra Murata, a walled medieval town that’s perched staunchly on a hill. There you’ll find the 15th-century Palazzo D’Avalos and Abbazia di San Michele, an 11th-century … @tripadvisor
Mayor: Raimondo Ambrosino