Giglio Island: the best trails for hiking

Hiking is your favorite sport. The first things in your travel suitcase are hiking shoes and a map with the paths. And, considering that your next holiday will be on Giglio Island, this is the list of the trails on the island.

 

Giglio Island trails:

  1. Mulattiera Porto – Castello (duration: 1 hour upward, 40 minutes downhill)
  2. Monticello – Arenella (duration: 45 minutes upwards, 25 minutes downhill)
  3. Castello Delle Pietraie – Porto San Giorgio (duration: 1 hour and falf upwards, 1 hour downhill)
  4. Strada provinciale Santo – Arenella (duration: 30 minutes upwards, 30 minutes downhill)
  5. Castello – Arenella via Pentovaldo  (duration: 1 hour and 40 minutes upwards, 1 hour and 40 minutes downhill)
  6. Vaccarecce – Scopeto (duration: 30 minutes upwards, 30 minutes downhill)
  7. Scopeto – Cala Monello – Punta Fenaio (duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes upwards, 1 hour and 30 minutes downhill)
  8. Scopeto – Fenaio Faro punta Ovest (duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes upwards, 1 hour downhill)
  9. Scopeto – Olivello strada provinciale per Campese (duration: 30 minutes upwards, 20 minutes downhill)
  10. Strada provinciale sotto Villaggio Clary – Sparavieri (duration: 50 minutes upwards, 40 minutes downhill)
  11. Campese – Sparavieri (duration: 1 hour  upwards, 1 hour downhill)
  12. Castello – Le Grotte – Campese (duration: 1 hour upwards, 40 minutes downhill)
  13. Castello – Il Gronco – Campese (duration: 1 hour upwards, 40 minutes downhill)
  14. Mulattiera Castello – Campese (duration: 1 hour upwards, 40 minutes downhill)
  15. Passaggio Mulattiera Della Costa – Mulattiera del Dolce (duration: 30 minutes upwards, 30 minutes downhill)
  16. Cala Pertuso – Panoramica Mezzo Franco – Sterrata Allume (duration: 1 hour upwards, 50 minutes downhill)
  17. Campese – Cala Pozzarelli – Faraglione (duration: 40 minutes upwards, 40 minutes downhill)
  18. Campese – Cala Allume (duration: 1 hour upwards, 1 hour downhill)
  19. Castello – Dolce Aiarella – Campese (duration: 2 hours upwards, 1 hour and 30 minutes downhill)
  20. Strada asfaltata Capel Rosso – Finocchio – Campese (duration: 2 hours upwards, 1 hour and 30 minutes downhill)
  21. Castello – Poggio della Chiusa – Le Porte (duration: 40 minutes upwards, 40 minutes downhill)
  22. Le Porte – Poggio della Pagana (duration: 20 minutes upwards, 20 minutes downhill)
  23. Le Porte – Le Cannelle (duration: 2 hours upwards, 1 hour and 30 minutes downhill)
  24. Strada asfaltata Cannelle – Cala dello Smeraldo (duration: 10 minutes upwards, 5 minutes downhill)
  25. Cannelle – Capomarino – Caldana (duration: 30 minutes upwards, 30 minutes downhill)
  26. Le Porte – Buzzena – Cala degli Alberi (duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes upwards, 2 hours downhill)
  27. Le Porte – Castellucci (duration: 30 minutes upwards, 30 minutes downhill)
  28. Le Porte – Castellucci – strada asfaltata Capel Rosso (duration: 30 minutes upwards, 20 minutes downhill)
  29. Castellucci – Sasso Ritto (duration: 1 hour upwards, 50 minutes downhill)
  30. Castellucci – Capel Rosso (duration: 2 hours upwards, 1 hour and 30 minutes downhill)
  31. Strada panoramica Poggio Serrone – Pia Serone (duration: 50 minutes upwards, 30 minutes downhill)

 

Recommendations:

  • Caution, always, and don’t overestimate your physical endurance.
  • The best period for hiking on Giglio Island are spring and autumn, when the weather is still nice but not hot.
  • Take with you 1.5 liters of water at least.
  • Take with you a cellular phone or a smartphone.

 

There are Giglio Island paths. Now there is only one thing left to do: book a ferry ticket to Giglio Island.

 

Image source: Flickr.com/photos/gioanola

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