Giglio Island
Pearl of the Tuscan Archipelago
Giglio Island
Pearl of the Tuscan Archipelago

Welcome to Isola del Giglio

Discover the treasure chest of the Tyrrhenian Sea
Like a pearl in an oyster, the small Giglio isle lies cradled by warm blue seas in the southern corner of the Tuscan Archipelago, 50 km south of Elba and 15 km from the mainland,the promontory of Monte Argentario. Giglio’s mild climate, unspoilt nature and crystal clear, emerald coloured waters, offer unforgettable holidays all year round. Head for the sandy beaches and beautiful coves if you want to relax, go for the incredibly rich underwater world if you’re into diving, or take one of the numerous hiking paths and explore the uncontaminated countryside of the Isola del Giglio. Our portal of the Isola del Giglio offers lots of useful information for planning your holiday on Giglio: a complete list of hotels, flats and restaurants as well as information on how to get to Giglio with the current ferry timetable and ticket reservation. All you need to know about the history and landscape, the most beautiful walking excursions and diving spots, a photo gallery, a detailed map, and lots more… We wish you a pleasant holiday on the Giglio Isle!
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Torre di Campese con Porticciolo

Attractions on Giglio

Discover Isola del Giglio

Giglio island is truly a pearl to be discovered: located at the southern tip of the Tuscan archipelago in front of Monte Argentario, it is known above all for its natural beauties: the crystal clear deep blue sea forms the backdrop for a largely unspoiled landscape with the Mediterranean maquis. Wonderful underwater worlds, a charming coast with bays lined with granite rocks, sandy beaches, picturesque villages…

Discover Giglio Island

The island of Giglio is known above all for its natural beauties: the crystalline blu sea is the setting for a still wild territory and picturesques villages…

A stroll around the harbour of Giglio Porto and in the fortified medieval village of Giglio Castello should not be missed during a trip to Giglio Island…

The small island Giglio offers with it’s 21 km of coast line unique bays and 4 bigger beaches, from the smallest Caldane beach to the biggest Campese beach…

Discovering the secrets of the island with some characteristic walks. While Giglio is known for its sun, sea and sand, it also offers plenty of beautiful hiking paths…

The Giglio Island, with its never too cold, crystal clear waters and its many bays and caves, makes it one of the best scuba diving spots in Italy…

In small steep vineyards on the coast, the typical robust Ansonaco wine has been cultivated since ancient times…

Where to Stay - Accomodations on Giglio Island

For anyone planning a holiday on the island of Giglio, one of the most difficult questions is surely “Where is the best place to stay?“. The island offers a variety of different types of accommodation to suit all travellers’ needs: hotels, bed & breakfasts, holiday homes and a campsite. The picturesque harbor town of Giglio Porto, where you arrive by ferry, is the beating heart of the island, Giglio Castello, surrounded by its city walls, lies majestically on the mountain ridge and is the administrative center of the island, on the west coast is the seaside resort of Giglio Campese directly on the large sandy beach. There are also smaller, secluded settlements near the beaches of Arenella and Cannelle, as well as holiday homes dotted around the Mediterranean maquis of the east coast. Given the small size of the island, the choice of accommodation location may not be that important. Wherever you stay, you will have the opportunity to discover the entire island.

Mappa Tragitto dei Traghetti per Giglio e Giannutri
Ferrie connections of Giglio and Giannutri

Ferries to Giglio

The island of Giglio is very well connected to the mainland. Two ferries run several times a day all year round from Porto Santo Stefano, Monte Argentario, to Giglio Porto, the only harbor on the island. The crossing takes one hour. There are no hydrofoils. Compare the timetables, tariffs and offers of all ferry companies and book online your ticket with just a few clicks…

Weather Forecast and Live Webcams​

Check online the detailed weather forecast for up to 7 days for the island of Giglio: temperatures, precipitation, winds, waves as well a interesting information about the climate. And with the live webcams in the towns of Giglio Port, Giglio Castello and Campese Beach, you’ll always know what Giglio Island is like at the moment.

Webcam Giglio Porto – Circolo Nautico

Webcam Giglio Porto – Circolo Nautico

Webcam Giglio Campese – Hotel Campese

video insel giglio

A lovely promotional video about Isola del Giglio

a treasure chest in the Tyrrhenian Sea
Giglio Island