Latest update: 20 February 2022
The Pontine Islands is an archipelago of 6 islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea, situated south of the Italian mainland in the region of Lazio.
The largest island in the archipelago is Ponza which, along with Ventotene is one of two inhabited islands.
The remaining islands of Palmarola, Santo Stefano, Zannone and Gavi are uninhabited on a permanent basis although each receives a varying number of visitors. The islands can be reached either by ferry in the cases of Ponza and Ventotene, or by private boat in the cases of the smaller islands. Santo Stefano and Palmarola can also be reached via private operators.