Panoramic View Giglio Porto

Getting to Giglio

Isola del Giglio, Grosseto, Tuscany

Giglio Island is located in the southern corner of the Tuscan archipelago vis-a-vis of the peninsula Monte Argentario. Ferries to Giglio Porto crosso from the harbour Porto Santo Stefano (Monte Argentario), taking around 1 hour. The ferries operate in all weathers all-year-round.

By Car

From north, Pisa and Florence, drive to Grosseto. Take the bypass in the direction south (Rome) and follow the Via Aurelia till Albinia (around 34 km). Leave the motorway and follow the signs to Porto Santo Stefano (12 km).

From the south, Rome, take the Via Aurelia (till Civitavecchia motorway A12) to Orbetello, leave the Via Aurelia and follow the signs to Porto Santo Stefano (12 km).

By Train

Trains to and from Rome or Pisa take approximately two hours. The train station is called Orbetello - Monte Argentario from where buses run to Porto Santo Stefano.
Informationen Trenitalia: The busses to Porto Santo Stefano leave direktly from the train station.
» Bus timetable Orbetello - P.S. Stefano:

By Plane

The handiest airports for this stretch of Tuscan coast are Rome (Fiumicino or Ciampino) and Pisa (both around 150 km away from Giglio). Getting to Giglio from Pisa airport by train is a bit easier than from the Rome airports: take the "People Mover" train to Pisa Centrale, and then the train in direction Rome to the train station Orbetello - Monte Argentario. From Roma Fiumicinio Airport (Leonardo da Vinci) you can either take the regional train (direction Orte) to Trastevere and then a regional train to Pisa, or the direct train "Leonardo Express" to Termini Central Station. From there, both regional trains and Intercity go to Pisa. From Roma Ciampino airport you can either take a bus shuttle to Termini Central Stationor alternatively the local bus and metros.

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  Distances to Giglio island in km
  Turin 520     Milan 475  
  Verona 415     Bologna 285  
  Florence 185     Siena 120  
  Pisa 200     Livorno 180  
  Grosseto 50     Pescara 370  
  Rome 160     Napoli 375  
  Innsbruck 670     Vienna 1027  
  Oslo 2370     London 1710  
  Paris 1260     Madrid  1810  
  Amsterdam  1550     Basel 815  
  Berlin 1480     Frankfurt/M.  1140  

Ferries to Giglio Island

Ferry Giglio
» Ferry Timetable and Tickets

Embarkation Porto Santo Stefano

The ferries to Giglio leave from the only pier in the small harbour of Porto Santo Stefano. If you take your car to the island you can park it directly in front of the embarking (orange P on the map below). The ticket offices of both companies, Maregiglio and Toremar are situated diagonally opposite of the pier on the other side of the street.

If travelling on weekends, holidays and from June to beginning of September you should book the ferry ahead:
» Ferry Timetable and Tickets

Long time parking

If you leave your car at Porto Santo Stefano there are a couple of private parkings for long time parking (you can not park for longer than 5 hours elsewhere).

Parcheggio Fanciulli
Banchina Toscana
58019 Porto S. Stefano

Opening Time: from 7 am to 8 pm
Price: Car EUR 10 (EUR 8/day long range), Bus EUR 40
Tel. +39 336 713299
Tel. +39 0564 818699

Economy Parking
Strada Vicinale del Grottino, 2
58019 Porto S. Stefano

Opening Times: open all yearall year 7 am to 8 pm
Price: Car EUR 8 (EUR 5/day long range)
Tel. +39 328 7642151

Parcheggio Campo Sportivo
Via del Campone 6, 58019 Porto S. Stefano
Guarded Parking for Cars, Campers and Buses with shuttle service to the ferries, open from June to the first week of September, Easter and long weekends
Opening Time: 7 am - 8.30 pm
Price: EUR 10, EUR 8 more than one day
Tel. +39 328 1365994

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