9 Of My Favorite Things About Ponza

Port of Ponza
Ponza Port dressed in colorful pastels

“When from the sea the shape of an island appears, there it becomes a site of the soul.”¬†

Ponza is one of six islands that make up the archipelago called the Pontine Islands. Set in the Tyrrhenian sea just off the west coast of Italy between Rome and Naples, Ponza is the largest and most developed.

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The port of Ponza was alive with sparkling lights pinned against the dark silhouette of rising hills as we deported the boat from Formia on the mainland. Excited but tired, we made our way through the night to our lodgings. Our explorations would wait until morning, after a good nights sleep. Read more