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Isola Del Giglio, Italy
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Giglio is a small island with only three little towns, Porto, Castello and Campese, but it's a great place to visit and in late September there is a Cantina in Castello where you buy food made by the locals and enjoy live music. There are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Beautiful ambience, stunning location. Great place to sail to and avoid the crowds. We'll be back !!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Archie D
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The island of Giglio is truely magical. We stayed at hotel Arrenella close to an amazing clean beach with clear blue water, great food , beautiful people. The 3 villages are very different from eachother si you can truely enjoy Italian variety. We love this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emanuellealexis
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We went only for one day on Giglio and we fell in love with it. we regretted immediately that we didn't book accommodation on the island and stayed in Porto Santo Stefano. It is less touristy and has a genuine vibe and terraces. Love it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elia M
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Beautiful little island for a family day trip! Arrived by ferry and rented motor scooters for the day, allowing us easy access over all of the island, experiencing beautiful views and swimming and snorkeling at the beaches.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank dmichaud01dm
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I first set foot on Isola Del Giglio, as a three year old in 1965. I returned with my family ever year for the next 15 years, and then as a young adult. I learned my basic Italian here, as well as scuba diving, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AngusmacTV
Reviewed 22 May 2018

What a quiet restful island. We stayed in a little apartment in the Castello which is on a mountain top on the island. This provides cool evenings with a wonderful view and great sunset dining. A trip to the various beach attractions is a 2...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Peter A
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

You cannot fault this little island, it is worth visiting and enjoy a really relaxing holiday. Nothing there is overly expensive, their is a wide and plentiful choice of restaurants, bars, caffe's.... Sit back and relax...

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank TrevorJ_12
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Small island, innexpensive, great beaches, good swimming spots, quaint little small port... Although small, the island has much to offer. You can catch a ferry from Monte Argentario or rent a boat and go on your own. Renting a boat gives you the flexibility to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We took a boat ride from Porto San Stefano to Porto Giglio. We were there for a few hours and our visit was absolutely worth it. Swimming in the beautiful waters among small fish and enjoying the beautiful weather made it an unforgetable experience.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank alexrapala
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