The islands of Ventotene and San Stefano hold an inestimable heritage of culture, history and nature. It is precisely for these reasons that Ventotene has become a State Nature Reserve and a Marine Protected Area, to preserve and give to all, into the future, the possibility of visiting these unique places.
One of the important natural features is that involving the millions of birds that choose the two islands in their migratory routes between Europe and Africa. Also worthy of note is the presence of a spontaneous flora that constitutes an important habitat for food and as a temporary shelter for birdlife.