Giglio Island

Is situated in the centre of the Tyrrhenian sea, 11 miles away from the Promontorio dell'Argentario, and keeps inside its 21,21 square kilometres a treasure to be discovered . Its mild climate makes the island the ideal place for all season's holidays. An uncontaminated reality . The crystal emerald sea with its rich in fishes depths is the frame of an area which is for the 90% still wild and which invites the visitors to go on excursions. Giglio's port is a picturesque docking surrounded by high grounds full of vineyards.
In the nearby of the docking of the ferries there are always expert boatmen ready to carry tourists in the near beaches.

The bushes of poseidonia seem to emerge from the transparent water and the fishes looking for some food seem touchble as if they were within reach. But one of the essential privilege of the island is the variety of the coast which is 28 kms. It varies from the granite cliffs to the sandy beaches offering almost always the possibility of bathing in quite waters . Do not forget that the name of Giglio (Lily) doesn't come from the name of the flower but form the latinization of the Greek word Capra (Goat) that is Aegilium: Island of the Goats (isola delle Capre) Campese the enchanting bay is framed by the stock from one side and by the stately medicea tower from the other side. The tower was built between the end of the XVII and the beginning of eth XVIII century .
Once it rouse completely isolated on the cliffs but today it is linked through a small bridge and was used as a defence against the Tunisians during the last barbaric attack on the 18Th November 1799.

The wind blowing from the south and which here arrives at the back makes the bay of Campese the ideal place for people keen on surf and sailing.
The subaqueous activities are supported by courses of different levels and by the possibility to hire boats and equippings. While the west exposure makes it the theatre of marvellous sunsets .
In short the Giglio is a real treasure to be discovered and the ideal place for people liking a genuine relationship with the nature and the country environment , the sea, the walks, the bird-watching the minerals and the enchanting world.

Region Tuscany
Zone Giglio Island
Area
District GR
Surface 24,01 km²
Inhabitants 1 447
Hamlets Giglio Campese, Giglio Castello, Giglio Porto, Isola di Giannutri
GPS 42°21′56″N 10°54′06″E

Useful Number

Emergency Tel. 118
Sea Emergency Tel. 1530
Emergency medical Service Tel. 118
Police Tel. 113
Carabinieri Tel. 112
Fire Fighters Tel. 115
Police Tel. 113

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Hotels Giglio Island

View Hotel Arenella

Giglio Arenella • Loc. Arenella, 5 (GR) Center: 2500mt. Sea: 250mt. Highway: 2500mt.

HOTEL At the L’arenella Hotel you will feel a close link between the atmosphere and its guests. ...read more

Hotel Campese

Giglio Campese • Via della torre 18 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Campese is a Hotel situated in Giglio Campese, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Da Giovanni

Giglio Campese • Via di Mezzo F. 10 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Da Giovanni is a Hotel situated in Giglio Campese, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Il Giardino dell...

Giglio Campese • Via della torre (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Il Giardino delle Palme is a Hotel situated in Giglio Campese, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel La lampara

Giglio Campese • Via provinciale, 66 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

La lampara is a Hotel situated in Giglio Campese, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Il porticciolo

Giglio Campese • Via della torre (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Il porticciolo is a Hotel situated in Giglio Campese, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Castello Montice...

Giglio Porto • Via provinciale (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Castello Monticello is a Hotel situated in Giglio Porto, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Demo's

Giglio Porto • Via Thaon de Revel, 31 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Demo's is a Hotel situated in Giglio Porto, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Saraceno

Giglio Porto • Via del Saraceno, 69 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Saraceno is a Hotel situated in Giglio Porto, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Bahamas

Giglio Porto • Via C. Oreglia, 22 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Bahamas is a Hotel situated in Giglio Porto, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Da Ruggero

Giglio Porto • Via del Saraceno, 36 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Da Ruggero is a Hotel situated in Giglio Porto, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel La pergola

Giglio Porto • Via Thaon de Revel, 30 (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

La pergola is a Hotel situated in Giglio Porto, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Hotel Pardini's Hermit...

Giglio Porto • Cala degli alberi (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Pardini's Hermitage is a Hotel situated in Giglio Porto, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Campings Giglio Island

Camping Baia del sole

Giglio Campese • Loc. Sparavieri (GR) Center: mt. Sea: mt. Highway: mt.

Baia del sole is an Camping situated in Giglio Campese, Giglio Island area in Tuscany.

Events

Event Locality From To
Elbaman - Triathlon Isola d'Elba 24-09-2017 24-09-2017
Festa San Mamiliano Isola del Giglio 15-09-2017 15-09-2017
Festa Patronale di San Rocco Isola d'Elba 16-08-2017 16-08-2017
Festa San Rocco Isola del Giglio 16-08-2017 16-08-2017
Festa Patronale di Santa Chiara Isola d'Elba 12-08-2017 12-08-2017
Festa Patronale di San Lorenzo Isola d'Elba 10-08-2017 10-08-2017
Festa San Lorenzo Isola del Giglio 10-08-2017 10-08-2017
Festa Patronale di San Gaetano Isola d'Elba 07-08-2017 07-08-2017
Festa Patronale di San Giacomo Isola d'Elba 25-07-2017 25-07-2017
27° Giro Podistico Isola d'Elba Isola d'Elba 15-05-2017 21-05-2017
Pedalata Storica La Napoleonica Isola d'Elba 23-04-2017 23-04-2017
Iron Tour Elba – MTB Triathlon Isola d'Elba 22-04-2017 25-04-2017
Il paesaggio in musica Isola d'Elba 25-02-2017 25-02-2017
Stagione Teatrale Vigilanti Isola d'Elba 11-12-2016 12-04-2017
Festa dell'uva e delle cantine aperte Isola del Giglio 29-09-2016 01-10-2016
Eventi Isola del Giglio Isola del Giglio 23-09-2016 23-09-2016
Napoleon BLUES Festival Isola d'Elba 22-07-2014 24-07-2014
Elba in danza Isola d'Elba 15-07-2013 20-07-2013
Raduno Boston Whaler Isola d'Elba 22-08-2012 22-08-2012
festa del totano Isola Capraia 30-10-2010 31-10-2010
Elba Isola Musicale d'Europa a Portoferraio, Marciana, Rio nell'Elba Isola d'Elba 02-09-2009 12-09-2009
Festival Internazionale "Le Voci della Poesia" a Capoliveri Isola d'Elba 01-09-2009 05-09-2009
Palio di S. Agabito a Marciana Isola d'Elba 18-08-2009 19-08-2009
Musica del mondo a Marciana Marina Isola d'Elba 08-08-2009 09-08-2009
La Leggenda dell'Innamorata a Capoliveri Isola d'Elba 14-07-2009 14-07-2009
Mediterraneo Jazz Festival a Marciana Marina Isola d'Elba 06-07-2009 11-06-2009
Elba Mare Marathon 60 Miglia a Marciana Marina Isola d'Elba 25-06-2009 03-07-2009
Vela - Raduno vele storiche a Marciana Marina Isola d'Elba 14-06-2009 21-06-2009
Pesca - Campionato Italiano a Portoferraio Isola d'Elba 06-06-2009 13-06-2009
Mostra - Montecristo, l'Isola che c'è a Portoferraio Isola d'Elba 31-05-2009 14-06-2009

Taxi

Address Locality Phone
Taxi Elba Prosperi Andrea - Viale Italia Porto Azzurro 3388609896
Taxi Autonoleggio 24h/24h - Via Ciro Menotti Capoliveri 0565968699
Taxi Pisani Roberto - Loc. Costanera, La Pila, 286 Campo nell'Elba 0565976443
Taxi Portoferraio Portoferraio 0565915112