Isola di Pianosa, Protected Marine Beauty

Isola di Pianosa, Protected Marine Beauty

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Isola di Pianosa is the fifth largest island in Italy’s Tuscan archipelago and one of the prison island swims.

The site of a maximum-security prison from 1858 to 1998, it is now part of the Arcipelago Toscano National Park and a marine protected area.

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