Giglio Island Travel Information
How to get to Giglio, to move around, weather forecast and webcam, useful numbers and more
Reach Giglio by car, by train, by plane or by bus
The island of Giglio is located in the southern part of the Tuscan Archipelago in front of the Argentario promontory.
To reach the island, take the ferry from Porto Santo Stefano, a locality on Monte Argentario that can be easily reached by car, train or bus.
The embarkations are located directly at the beginning of the town and two shipping companies offer numerous trips throughout the year to Giglio Porto.
Maritime connections between Porto S. Stefano and Giglio Island
Info on Ferry schedules, routes, prices, frequently asked questions and how to book and buy your tickets online
Giglio is connected to the mainland by two shipping companies (Toremar and Maregiglio) which have comfortable ferries that make numerous multi-day trips to Giglio Porto.
The Porto S. Stefano – Giglio Porto route, the only port on the island located on the east coast, usually takes one hour.
Check the ferry timetables in real time, compare prices and book the ferry to Giglio Island online with all the companies.
Getting around the island with public transport or by renting a vehicle
Giglio island offers about 22 kilometers of roads that connect the three main towns and the southern tip of the island.
According to your needs, you can decide whether to ferry the car, rent a vehicle – cars, scooter or e-bike, or rely on public transport: you will find a pubblic bus line that connects the three main towns and there are taxi services.
A nice alternative is to use a taxi boat to move by sea.
Climate, Weather Forecast and WEbcam of the Giglio Island
The climate of the Isola del Giglio is the classic maritime one, with mild temperatures throughout the year. Rainy days are on average quite scarce, particularly in the summer months. The prevailing wind is the Mistral (north-west) which during the summer alternates with the Scirocco (south-east).
Find out the weather forecast with temperature, precipitation, winds, and sea forecast and check the weather situation in real time with webcams
Tips and useful information for holidays on the island of Giglio
Tips for planning your holiday on the Giglio Island in the best possible way and a list of useful numbers to contact in case of emergency.
Emergency numbers for medical assistance and law enforcement agencies, contact details for the tourist medical center, pharmacies, doctors and veterinarians. Contacts of the Municipality of Giglio and more.
Also useful information on businesses, water supplies, and island bans.
Giglio Giannutri Mini-Cruise
Tuscan Archipelago Mini-Cruise to Giglio and Giannutri Islands
A mini cruise of the Tuscan Archipelago is ideal for spending a pleasant and unusual day discovering the beauties of the Silver Coast.
Mini-cruises depart from Porto Santo Stefano and other ports to discover the two southernmost “pearls” of the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, the Isola del Giglio and the Isola di Giannutri.