Italy brims with attractions and dazzling stretches of coastline. While tourists invariably flock to Italy’s most popular beaches, the locals know a few secrets and are keeping some of their best-loved beaches under wraps. Of course, visitors are certainly welcome, but you have to know where to go to find these amazing coastal vistas. If you’re determined to visit the beaches in Italy, add some of these to your list.

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Ponza has been attracting beach-loving Italians since the days of Ancient Rome. Part of the Pontine Archipelago in Tyrrhenian Sea, Ponza is the site of an extinct volcano. If you’re planning a visit to the island, you’ll want to check out the enchanting Half-Moon Beach,  the island’s largest. You can easily access the island by catching a ferry from Naples, Formia, or Anzio. Ponza attracts Italians in search of beauty and simplicity. You won’t regret a visit here.

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