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4 Islands to explore in Lazio

Lazio

Lazio is one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy. Situated in the central peninsular section of the country, it has 5,864,321 inhabitants – making it the second most populated region of Italy – and its GDP of more than €197 billion per year means that it has the nation's second-largest regional economy. The capital of Lazio is Rome, which is also the capital and largest city of Italy.

Palmarola
PalmarolaPalmarola, 00135 Roma RM, Italy

Palmarola is an island located in the archipelago of the Pontine Islands, in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is located about 10 km west of Ponza and is the third-largest island of the archipelago, after Ponza and Ventotene. Also called " la Forcina " due to its shape, it actually takes its name from the dwarf palm, the only palm native to Europe, which grows wild on its surface. The island was known in antiquity with the name Palmaria.

Pontine Islands
Pontine IslandsPontine Islands, Italy

The Pontine islands are a pretty archipelago off the Italian coast south of Rome. With a long history, attested by Roman ruins and cave-tombs, the islands are nevertheless little-known to international tourists. With lots of authentic Italian atmosphere, great views, and a range of activities, this is an ideal destination for getting off the beaten track. the island offers good swimming opportunities, particularly for those who hire boats. Pontine islands is very popular with Italian holiday-mak

Ponza
PonzaPonza, Italy

This beautiful island is just off the coast south of Rome and you can reach it by ferry from Anzio, Terracina, and Formia. The main center of the island is the port of Ponza, which stands towards the southern end of the eastern coast and is the seat of the commune. It is one of the beautiful locations in this area which is famous among tourists.

Tiber Island
Tiber IslandTiber Island, 00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

The Tiber Island is almost 300 X 70 meters, which the Romans referred to as “inter duos pontes” between the two bridges. It seems most of its mass is owed to the formation of a sandbar, historically added to by the Romans, as an easier way to ford the Tiber River. The island is boat-shaped, approximately 270 meters wide, and has been connected with bridges to both sides of the river since antiquity.

Map of Islands to explore in Lazio