Difference between revisions of "Procida"
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Procida is the smallest island of the Gulf of Naples; it's is rich in attractions and archaeology as small island Vivara, linked to Procida by a bridge, has archeological exavactions. The architecture of Procida has a greek origin infact the history of Procida is concentrated first of all on the medioeval village “Terra Murata” and on “Corricella”, the fisher settlement.
The island is set of more films as The “Postman” by Massimo Troisi; and some scene of “The talented Mr. Ripley” were shot just on Corricella. The landmarks of Procida has the typical Mediterranean pastel colours. Procida offers simply cooking and at least 10 excellent restaurants with plain cooking based on fresh fish that never fails thanks to the 20 fishing boats and a lot of small drifters. The specialities of the cooking are: stewed rabbit, (it goes back to Borbonen that came on Procida to hunt the wild rabbit on Vivara) and ‘spaghetti’ with sea-urchin. Procida has 6 beaches and 3 tufaceous sides with crystal-clear waters.
Ferry service is available at reasonable prices from Naples, Capri, and Ischia.