Chiesa del Soccorso, Forio

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Church · Tourist Spot
On a small peninsula beside the Tyrrhenian Sea, Chiesa del Soccorso was built around 1350. Its whitewashed exterior is a study in simplicity and reverence. Inside, view the small collection of artwork and various religious artifacts. Outside, explore the rocky outcrop and enjoy ocean views once admired by the fishermen to whom the chapel is dedicated. Keep an eye out for the island of Ventotene, visible from the small square in front of the church on clear days. A visit to Chiesa del Soccorso represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Forio trip itinerary builder site to plot your vacation.
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  • Our hotel overlooked the Church and this defined the view beautifully. An interesting history. We couldn't really explore the inside as a wedding was on and we weren't invited, but we did catch a...  more »
  • If you visit Ischia it is well worth taking the bus to Forio and visiting this church it sits on the headland at the end of the town.  more »
  • Very nice and famouse place. Great view of the coast and Monte Epomeo.
  • Stunning sunset here

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