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Latium wheelchair friendly Pontine Islands accessible tours the archipelago of the Pontine or Ponziane Islands, comprises two groups of islands, positioned NW and SE of each other, at distance of some 22 miles.
The northeastern group is composed of the wheelchair users, reduced mobility and disabled island of Ponza, and the small islands of Palmarola, Gavi and Zannone.
The Southeastern group comprises Ventotene and the small island St Stefano.
Ponza is the largest of the islands. The local people have christened the various places with the most colorful names.
This is protected to the east by the Punta della Madonna, under which lie the Pilatus Caves where the ancient Romans bred Muraena fish, and which have given birth to many picturesque local legends.
Latium wheelchair friendly Pontine Islands accessible tours continuing, one passes the Calzone Muto Cliffs, the Punta della Guardia with its lighthouse,
Punta del Fieno, the Punta Bianca and many more
Latium wheelchair friendly Pontine Islands accessible tours main town comprises two nuclei: Ponza itself which is built up around the port, and Le Forna, 5 miles away by road, with their attractive low, whitewashed houses affording a typical architectural unity.
The port is a small amphitheater designed by the architect Winspeare in Bourbon times.
Palmarola, not accessible, situated about 8 miles from the port of Ponza, Palmarola can be reached by hired accessible boats.
It is uninhabited, but in summer facilities are laid on for tourists.
Its natural characteristics resembles Ponza's.
Lies 6 miles from Ponza and it is a sanctuary for migratory birds.
It is one of the few places where typical mediterranean flora and fauna have remained undisturbed.
The island is a part of the Circeo National Park.
Latium wheelchair friendly Pontine Islands accessible tours Ventotene it is about 1.3/4 miles long and just over half a mile broad at the widest point.
It is quite different in character to Ponza; it is more compact and its volcanic origin can be seen from the reddish-brown soil, covered with shrubgrowth and cactus.
The remains of an imperial villa stand near Punta Eolo.
The Church dedicated to St Candida, dates back to 1765 and was designed by Winspeare.
Latium wheelchair friendly Pontine Islands accessible tours charming little town, with its simple clear colours, represents a typical mediterranean settlement.
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