The Islands of Gaiola locally referred to as ‘Isola della Gaiola’ have a panoramic and serene look. It is believed to be built in the 1920s and owned by Hans Braun. The Island is located in Naples Italy and has a dark history to it. It is believed that the island is doomed as the owners of the sole villa located on this island have experienced misfortunes or have met with unnatural deaths. Today this mysterious villa lies abandoned. There is one interesting aspect of the islands, the bridge that connects the two islands and is a point of attraction for visitors. The Bridge is referred to as the Gaiola Bridge and is interesting but as mysterious as the villa.
Highlights of the Islands and Its Bridge
- The island is located on the southern most edge of Posillipo.
- They are a group of two tiny islets which are quite close to the coast.
- One of the islet features a big residential villa.
- The second is uninhabited.
- Both islets are connected by a small rocky bridge shaped like an arch.
How to Reach
By Road: Visitors can drive down from the city center. Taxi services and ANM buses are also available.
- Palazzo Caracciolo Napoli
- Ramada Naples
- Hotel Piazza Bellini
- Decumani Hotel De Charme
- Hotel San Francesco Al Monte
- Una Hotel Napoli
- Albergo Palazzo Decumani
- Royal Continental Hotel Naples
Other Attractions in Naples
- Mt Vesuvius
- Naples Cruise Port
- Castel Nuovo (New Castle)
- Catacombe di San Gennaro
- Salerno Cruise Port
- Castel dell’Ovo (Castle of the Egg)
- Duomo di San Gennaro
- Funiculare Centrale
- Market Square (Piazza del Mercato)
- National Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Nazionale)
- Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace)
- Piazza Trieste e Trento