Giglio Island with kids: a holiday for the whole family

Giglio Island kidsIt is easy to be reached, there are plenty of sandy and wee equipped beaches, and its towns are full of things to do and see. In other words, Giglio Island is an ideal destination (even) for a vacation with the kids.

How to arrive – By car, train or plane: reaching Giglio Island is very easy, you just need to choose the solution that best fits your needs. In any case you will arrive at Porto Santo Stefano, on the Argentario, the harbour for ferries to Giglio Island . You can also embark a vehicle on board of the ferry, if you prefer.

Moving around – Moving around Giglio Island is extremely simple. In fact, Giglio, especially during the summer, is served by an efficient bus service that connects practically every point of the island. So you can freely move around the Island even without a car, which is really comfortable especially if you travel with kids.

Beaches – Among the most beautiful beaches of Giglio Island, there are some suitable for those who travel with children:

• Cala Arenella, large white sand beach on the northeast coast of the island;

• Beach Campese, in the homonymous town, also has sandy beaches equipped with all facilities;

• Beach Cannelle, very large, well served and crowded during the summer.

Places – the must-see places in Giglio Island, well-connected to each other thanks to bus connections:

• Giglio Porto, the docking point of the ferry, a picturesque fishing village;

• Giglio Castello, towards the centre of the Island, it is an ancient medieval village which takes its name from the Rocca aldobrandesca overlooking the town;

• Giglio Campese, with its immaculate bay bounded on one side by the Faraglione of Giglio and on the other by the Campese Tower.

Three places to visit with the kids who will be astonished by all its beautiful landscapes.

One day tripGiglio Island with the kids, can also be visited in one single day. Once disembarked, you can dedicate the first half of the day to Giglio Porto and the other half to Giglio Castello or Giglio Campese.

 

Fonte immagine: Flickr.com/photos/laboratorio_recreativo

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