There are plenty of mule tacks, ancient ruins along with shipwrecks to discover on this island. You can also catch a glimpse of the remains of the old Roman port along Santa Maria.
Places to See Around Ponza
There are not many tourist attractions around Ponza but the main charm and appeal of this island lies in its natural beauty and lovely landscape. You can take boat trips here to visit different places for exploring the scenic beauty of this island and catch a glimpse of the natural reserve of Zannone. Grotte di Pilato comprises of three caves, which was used by the Romans in the olden times for digging fishpools to search for their supper. There are plenty of mule tacks, ancient ruins along with shipwrecks to discover on this island. You can also catch a glimpse of the remains of the old Roman port along Santa Maria.
Giardino Botanico Ponziano
This is a private botanical garden located across the Villa Madonna collina Belvedere founded during the 1980's that offers a wide collection of plant species. You can also visit the Cave of Ulysses of the blood just close to the botanical garden along with the Cave of Sorceress Circe.
Porto di Ponza
The main center of this island is the Porto di Ponza which is lined by a natural harbor and the shoe shaped port here is the home to the fishing communities living here since many years. There are plenty of visitors who come to this place to catch a glimpse of the natural scenic beauty of this lovely spot. You can come across lot of winding streets and squares here with plenty of nice cafes, restaurants and shops in this place.
Here you can enjoy the peace and calm atmosphere of the countryside and it is also one of the main settlements of the Ponza island. You can hire boat and ferry services here to discover some of the places across the region and enjoy a trip to the other inlets. It is great place for divers to enjoy a great diving experience in Ponza with the presence of crystal clear waters here.
Chiaia di Luna
Chiaia di Luna is one of the popular beaches of Ponza where a crescent of sand can be seen under the tall cliffs. As you reach the end of the island towards Le Forna, you can come across beautiful natural pools suitable for enjoying a nice bath amidst the warm sunshine. Ponzo is also famous for its blue grottos, which is believed to be the creation of the Etruscans.