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Giglio Island

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Address: Isola Del Giglio, Italy
Phone Number: 0564 809400
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Beautiful, small island. Easy connection with Porto Santo Stefano. In June was no crowdy. The best choise to stay is Porto Giglio, there is also small sandy public beach next to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, small island. Easy connection with Porto Santo Stefano. In June was no crowdy. The best choise to stay is Porto Giglio, there is also small sandy public beach next to the port. Several good restaurants and bars. The city, what should be visited is Castello - the old castel city on the mountan. Good place to enjoy fresh fish... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Without exception one of the high moments of my recent trip. We hiked to the Casello at the top of the town. Had some much needed water and a glass of the local wine. Then took the bus to the beach ( accidentally). Had a sandwich and sat on the beach and enjoyed the moment. Did some shopping had a... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Really lovely. Beautiful bay near Giglio ferry stop, clear blue sea and clean beach. The small internet cafe at the port on the island also had very tastey vegetarian salads for lunch.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Giglio Island is a small gem in Tuscany. Small, not too touristic, crystal water, friendly local people and a lot of things to do. There are not many sand beaches, however it makes sense to rend a boat and anchor in one of many beautiful “calles”. Very relaxing and beautiful place. Recommended for a weekend out of Rome.

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Lodz, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It`s quite easy to reach the island by ferry operating from Porto S.Stefano. The fare is not cheap, but the one hour journey is lovely and memorable. The Porto Giglio is a nostalgic place, not overcrowded in September sunny days. It`s a good idea to spend an interesting day hanging around the narrow streets.

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Beautiful crystal clear waters at Cannelle beach. The walk there from the port is gorgeous with picture moments every minute. The snorkeling was amazing because the water is so clear. There are little sparkles of sand in the water that make it even more spectacular. Paradise. :)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Giglio is about an hour on the Maregiglio or Toremar ferries from Porto Santo Stefano on Monte Argentario. It's a tiny lump of rock in the sea off the coast of Italy and famous for the appalling sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise line. This latter, now uprighted, can still be seen as the ferry sails into the harbour. A... More 

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Nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Lovely hours boat trip from Porto Santo Stefano, passing the tragic Costa Concordia. The Port of Giglio is a delightful place to while away a few hours, particularly if you have the sun.

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Oslo, Norge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Nice island with a fort on the top. Great view, especially the Costa Concordia, located 100m from the beach

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Giglio is a very charming island with a lot of sights, good food and things to do, but in this review I will only focus on the possibility for a very nice day on the beach if you want to get away from the overcrowded mainland beaches. Take the ferry from Porto Santo Stefano (Euro 23 return) and hop on... More 

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Address: Address: Isola Del Giglio, Italy
Phone Number: 0564 809400
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Isola Del Giglio

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