Autumn holidays in Giglio Island: 5 things to do

On 23th September the Autumn begins. The summer is faraway. But not the desire to travel. Especially during the autumnal months, Giglio Island has much to offer to its visitors. And between the numerous things to do, there are at least five you can’t miss.


1. The paths

Temperatures in autumn in Giglio island, especially at the end of September and at the beginning of October, are pleasant. Enough to let you walk along the numerous paths that cross Giglio island: during the sunny days you’ll have the fortune to admire wonderful panoramas that overlook the sea and that you won’t easily forget.


2. The lighthouses

The “lighthouse of lovers” shouldn’t need introductions, it’s famous thanks to Federico Moccia and his book “Scusa ma ti chiamo amore”.  And the Vaccarecce lioghthouse is not the only. The itinerary of the lighthouses of Giglio island is a very particular way to discover the beauties of this island. You’ll discover unique and precious places.


3. Romantic holiday

The island looks like it’s waiting just for you. Suggestive sunsets on the sea. Slow and relaxing rhythms of the isle in autumn. A quiet place. Where you can walk and have dinner in a picturesque hamlet dominated by an ancient castle. In other words, a perfect place and time to spend your holiday with your partner.


4. A one-day holiday

You’d like to see it, but you don’t have much time to do it (after all, in October people start to work again). You should know that Giglio island can be seen in one day: twenty-four hours are not so much, but they are enough to visit two of the third localities of the island, Giglio Porto, Giglio Campese and Giglio Castello.


5. Events

Finally, in Autumn there are numerous events in Giglio Island, as the famous “Festa dell’uva e delle cantine aperte” (feast of grapes and open wine cellars), which is usually held during the last weekend of September. And there are other wine and food events in the three inhabited centers of the island.


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