Procida

Procida
Procida is a little island of the bay of Napoli. It is part of the Flegree islands.It was generated from several vulcanic eruptions starting from 55.000 years ago.Nowadays there are no active volcano and it is linked by a little bridge to the nearby Vivara island.The coast is characterized by sandy beaches alternate to cliffs.The highest point is 91 meters above the sea level, and it is named the hill of Terra Murata, where there is the ancient medieval hamlet, the oldest village of the island.
The agricultural products of the island are very famous, such as artichokes but also lemons, from which they produce a very good limoncello liquor.Virgilio described the island during the classical period; several novels were set in Procida: the most  famous is “Arturo’s island”, written by Elsa Morante. Furthermore many movies have been shot n Procida