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Giglio Island

Porto Santo Stefano, Italy
0564 809400
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Waterloo, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Perugia, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

quick ( but not exactly cheap) ferry trip from Porto Santo Stefano, we took our Motorcycle along for the day. got to see the wreck of the Concordia, which is not only a blight on the landscape, but also ALMOST landed in the harbour.. a sad but awesome sight. We were greated by a quaint harbour town with many little... More

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Of course I want to say that I came here to view the costa Concordia wreckage. I did. It is horrific. But ht island is charming and I had a nice time collecting sea glass and having lunch. It was a nice ferry ride from Porto S Stefano. We did not ferry our car and wish we did to explore... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

My wife and I took a day trip to visit Giglio Island while in Porto Santo Stefano. It is a very easy ferry ride from the dock in Porto Santo Stefano. Tickets round trip are 20 euros pp and the ferry ride is a beautiful slow ride that last about an hour. The ferry also transports cars if you want... More

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milano
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Yes it is ! is the one where Costa Concondia collapsed...but believe me, nevermind with this, the island is still beautiful. go there if you are in south Tuscany.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

small town quite touristy. Take a bus up to the Castle, magnificent old fortress town with superb views and good restaurants

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