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"BEST VACATION EVER!" - Kitty C. (Bay Area, CA)


National Geographic named it "Italy's Best-Kept Secret."

"Mythology meets the Medicinal"  

a 9-day luxury adventure.

Travel to Bella Napoli, the mythic Flaming Fields and the wondrous island paradise of Ischia. 

Be a Citizen of the World.  Remember who you met and what you did!

It is Lisa's mission is to share the people and places she loves most, hidden cultural gems that most tourists (and even many Italians) don't know about. 

This adventure is for you if you love:

- meeting wonderful, vibrant Italians

- hearing mythic tales recounted in their original settings

- visiting unique geographic environs- without the crowds

- hiking, swimming and boating in stunning settings

- savoring world-class slow foods and wines

- traveling in a relaxed way with a small group of interesting and curious-minded people.  

Let's make it happen:  SEPTEMBER 13-21, 2020! 

VIDEO: Castello Aragonese dates back to 470 BC and sits high atop a gigantic magma bubble. From our private boat, we will tour this magnificent monument to Antiquity and Mythology and during our guided visit inside the walls of this giant fortress. Its citadel promises you breathtaking views of the island and of its neighbors Capri and Procida.

9- Day Luxury Adventure "Mythology meets the Medicinal"


September 13 - 21, 2020 : Napoli + Isle of Ischia

Mythology meets the Medicinal

 - SEPTEMBER 13- 21, 2020 -

NAPOLI + the FLAMING FIELDS + the volcanic isle of ISCHIA

A 9-day luxury adventure.

10-guest limit. Your deposit saves your spot.


This will prove to be an epic adventure in exploration of 3000-year-old Napoli and the magnificent "spa-island" of Ischia.  


- 3 nights in luxury, Old World elegance. Your seaside balcony overlooks the stunning panorama of the Bay of Napoli.

- 5 nights in your colorful seaside island hotel. Sip a glass of wine as you marvel at the skies, the changing hues of rose, red, orange and purple from your balcony.

- SPECTACULAR, EXHILARATING TREK to the TOP of MT. EPOMEO (with the world's best hiking guide). You will be rewarded with a delicious lunch of slow foods and wines, enjoyed around the table at his authentic mountain agriturismo.

- A guided visit to the unique geographic and geothermal area called the Flaming Fields north of Napoli- the "Hamptons of Ancient Rome."

- Visit the ancient Greek settlement of Cumae, la Terra Rione and the Grotta of priestess Sybil. 

- Guided tour of the best-preserved Colesseum in Italy, designed by the architects of the Colosseum in Rome.

-  INCREDIBLE SPA DAY:  Luxuriate in the island's premiere spa complex:  restorative thermal mineral waters, with pools, private beach and a natural sauna in the side of a mountain cave!

- HIKE TO THE TOP OF A VOLCANO!  (Add-on adventure) Guided by a fascinating local guide + lunch at his organic slow food agriturismo


- Travel in a relaxing way and make lasting friendships traveling with a small group. 

NAPOLI: The people and the city have Lisa's heart. She can't wait to show you why.  

3000 years of philosophy, of passione, pizza, chaos, color, serenity, magic and myths- both ancient and modern. 

ISCHIA: For years, Lisa has been visiting the charming and rustic fishing village, described as the "Capri of the 1950's". Now she wants to share it with you. National Geographic recently called it "Italy's Best-Kept Secret."

Travel like an insider. Meet Lisa's friends. Reap the benefits of traveling with your own personal interpreter, language coach and guide. 

Mythology meets the Medicinal

 - 9 glorious days -

SEPTEMBER 13 - 21, 2020


10 - guest limit. Your deposit saves your spot.

TRIP PRICE:  $4,295.

Trip price based on double occupancy booking and does not include airfare. 

Start the new decade right -- DON'T MISS OUT!

What is included:

What's not included:

You Deposit Saves your Spot!

Contact info@slowtravelwithlisa.com to find out more.

What's required:

  • You must be 21+ years of age.
  • You must have a passport that is valid at least 6 months after your return date.  
  • You must be in good physical condition and able to negotiate all types of terrains (e.g., cobble stone streets, ancient stone stairs, hills and other inclines, descents down stairs, etc.) as you will be invited to participate in in city walks, the exploration of the Flaming Fields, an exhilarating hike from Mt. Epomeo to the sea (optional/add-on activity), and other physical activities. 
  • You must sign the Slow Travel with Lisa Travel Agreement.
  • You must provide proof of Travel Insurance. Slow Travel with Lisa  will require each guest to purchase a comprehensive travel insurance  package for our tour. As we unfortunately cannot make exceptions for  inclement weather or personal emergencies, travel insurance is an  affordable way to minimize your risks- both financial and medical. Your  policy will include coverage of trip cancellation and medical expenses.  An example of a comprehensive policy is the Travel Guard Preferred Plan. 
  • If you would like personal assistance in choosing your insurance plan, we will be happy to help you!