Palmarola, Italy

Palmarola is a craggy, uninhabited island in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the west coast of Italy. It is the second largest of the Pontine Islands and located about 10 kilometres west from Ponza.

Palmarola has an extremely rocky coast dotted with natural grottos, bays, cliffs, and crags. The island is primarily a nature reserve, but there are several restaurants that cater to tourists during the summer season. Landing is possible at a small natural harbour where you can make a brief stop and take a look at the grottos excavated by the sea.

The island offers remarkable curiosities such as the oxidianic rock in its northern part, although its biggest attraction is its perfectly transparent sea.

Things to See & Do

* Blue Grotto
* Secluded coves
* Diving and snorkeling
* Swimming

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Population – 0 permanent residents
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +39

Port Location – The port is located at Cala di Porto where there are two restaurants catering for tourists.

Travel Links – The island lies approximately 10 km's from Ponza and can be reached by shuttle or by rented boats.

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