Giglio Island: sea, beaches and nature – Private tour

Giglio Island is one of the most fascinating beach day trips from Florence. Come with us on this day tour to the beautiful sea and beaches of Isola del Giglio.

This private tour will take us to Giglio Island, one the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. We will have a boat tour of the island, to see all its magnificent beaches and crystal clear waters. We will have lunch in one of Giglio authentic restaurants where you will get some of the best fish you’ve ever had.

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Price

Starting from € 160.50 / Person
Tour duration

14:00 hours - Full day
People

Private tour - Max 8 people in the VAN
Level: easy

Most travelers can participate
Isola del Giglio harbor

A day well spent is a day spent at the sea. Get some warm sun, learn more about Italy’s marine traditions, and have some of the best fresh fish you can imagine. Join us on this trip to Giglio Island!

Boats, sun, sea will be your companions during this tour to Isola del Giglio

Imagine yourself at the beach, your feet planted in the white sand. Leave the busy city behind you for a day and come with us to Isola del Giglio. We will get to the Island by catching a ferry or fast boat from Porto Santo Stefano. Once at the harbor of Giglio Island, your private driver will lead you to visit Giglio Castle from where you can hike to Giglio Porto. From Giglio Porto you will get around the entire island by fast boat to see all the magnificent beaches. It does sound good, doesn’t it?

Tour Itinerary

06:00

DEPARTING FROM FLORENCE

Your private driver will pick you up at your accommodation

08:30

PORTO SANTO STEFANO

At the harbor you will smell the sea and the salt while getting on the boat to the Island

09:30

GIGLIO ISLAND HARBOR

After going ashore, you will visit Giglio Castle and from there you will hike to Giglio Porto

11:30

TOUR BY BOAT

The captain will take you on a fast boat around the island to take the tour of the white-sand beaches

13:40

GIGLIO ISLAND HARBOR

Back to Giglio Porto, it’s time for you to have lunch at one of the little restaurants on the sea

16:00

PORTO SANTO STEFANO

You’ll take the ferry to get back to the mainland at Porto Santo Stefano

20:00

BACK TO FLORENCE

Back to Florence just in time for dinner

Highlights

View of the sea from Porto Santo Stefano

PORTO SANTO STEFANO

Your private driver will take you to Porto Santo Stefano where we will take a ferry or fast boat to Giglio Island. Porto Santo Stefano will welcome you with crystal clear water, giving you a taste of what’s awaiting you at Giglio Island. Your private guide will be waiting for you at the harbor of Giglio Island to start the tour of the island. The ride with the ferry to Giglio lasts about 60 minutes, while the ride with the fast boat only takes 40 minutes.

GIGLIO ISLAND TOUR

Giglio Island is composed of three towns: Giglio Porto (Giglio Harbor), Giglio Campese, and Giglio Castello (Giglio Castle). You will arrive with the ferry or fast boat to Giglio Porto, after which your private guide will lead you to visit Giglio Castello. This is the oldest part of the island, and is named after the ancient castle on top of the hill. From here you will hike to Giglio Porto. Your private guide will be waiting for you to take you around the island by fast boat. You will see the magnificent beaches and crystal clear waters of Giglio Island. You will have a quick stop at one of the most beautiful corner of the island to take a refreshing swim (if the season permits).

Giglio Porto small harbour, with crystal water and sun
Sumbathing at Giglio Island will be one of you favorite memories of this trip

SEAFOOD, RELAX, SUNBATHE

Once having toured the island by fast boat you will get back to Giglio Porto for lunch. You will have a seat at one of the little authentic seafood restaurants and have lunch looking at the crystal clear waters. After lunch you will have some free time to sunbathe, visit the little boutiques, and explore Giglio Porto. Finally you will take a ferry or fast boat to the mainland, to get back to your location of choice in time for dinner.

What's included

Boat tickets included

Boat tickets

Prosecco Wine

Seafood full lunch

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi on-board

Private tour with personal service

Private tour with personal service

Hotel pickup

Free hotel pickup and drop-off (if located downtown)

Air conditioning

Transportation in air-conditioned Mercedes coach

Money

All travel taxes and fees included

English speaking driver

Local English-speaking driver/guide with excellent knowledge of the destination

Champagne and prosecco wine

A bottle of prosecco wine and bottled water in each car

iPad

iPad mini with with pre-marked points of interest, Wi-Fi and mobile data to bring with you during visits

Restricted

Access to restricted traffic areas in all the towns

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