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How to book ferries from Italy to Giglio Island

There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Italy and Giglio Island operated by 1 ferry company – Toremar. The Porto Santo Stefano to Giglio ferry crossing operates daily with a scheduled sailing duration from about 1 hour.

Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Italy Giglio Island crossing between Porto Santo Stefano and Giglio.

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Ferries from Italy to Giglio Island

About Italy:

Italy is home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. Together with Greece, it is known as the birthplace of Western culture.

Full of high art and monuments, almost every small village in Italy offers a few interesting locations. From the Roman ruins, Byzantine cities and Renaissance masterpieces to cobblestone streets, beautiful churches and wide variety of stunning beaches, Italy is a place that provides rare experiences that can never be overrated.

Italy is the ideal departure country for those travelling by ferry with numerous amazing destinations, many of them domestic on offer. With so many miles of coastline and famous islands to choose from, the list of destinations is truly unrivalled. In terms of international travel, Italy is connected to almost all of the countries in the Adriatic Sea as well as featuring numerous links to Greece, Tunisia and Spain.

The short island crossings are usually made with small passenger vessels while the longer international journeys are operated by luxurious cruise ferries.

About Giglio Island:

Giglio Island lies in the southwest corner of the Tuscan Archipelago, an island chain found just off the western Italian coast, in the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Ferries dock in the town of Giglio Porto, an ancient Roman port with a couple of picturesque lighthouses and colourful buildings. It offers a selection shops, bars and exquisite seafood restaurants as well, with the local cuisine being one of the region’s biggest pull factors.

Giglio is also known for its namesake medieval castle village, characterised by towering city walls and offering incredible hilltop views across the Tyrrhenian. After satisfying your cultural appetite, the emerald waters filled with spectacular marine life await any keen snorkelers, whilst the sandy beaches offer the perfect setting for watching the Tuscan sun go down.

Reaching Giglio Island by ferry is simple, with regular crossings available every day from the mainland. Ferries depart Porto Santo Stefano, the largest town in the beautiful Monte Argentario region of Tuscany.