Summer 2016 on Giglio Island: 4 ideas to plan your next holidays

Summer 2016 is forthcoming. It’s time to plan the holidays. The destination is chosen: it’s Giglio Island. And these five ideas will make you spend an unforgettable vacation.

 

1. Beaches

The first idea could only be the main reason for which, every summer, Giglio Island is chosen by hundred of tourists: its beaches, of course. The most beautiful are five: sandy or rocky, wild or with several services available, you will always find the perfect beach for you.

But, in Summer, these five beaches are always crowded. If you’d like to discover less-known places (and a short walk is not a problem for you), the most beautiful coves of Giglio Island await you.

 

2. Sports

For you, holidays mean only one thing: sport. Do you prefer hiking or diving? In both cases, Giglio Island can offer all you may need.

  • The trails are 31: they will allow you to discover the most beautiful views of the island.
  • Giglio Island is wonderful even under the sea. To discover this side of the island, you only need wetsuit and scuba tanks: secca dei Pignocchi, punta delle Secche and punta di Capel Rosso are three of the best dive sites of Giglio.

 

3. Holiday with children

You will spend the Summer holidays 2016 with your kids. And Giglio Island is an ideal place for a vacation with children: the recommended beaches are Campese and Cannelle; thanks to the bus service, moving around Giglio Island is quite simple; in Giglio Porto, Giglio Castello and Giglio Campese there are several things to see and to do with children.

 

4. Traditions

The traditional events on Giglio Island are four and they take place between August and early September: San Lorenzo (Giglio Porto), San Rocco (Giglio Campese), San Mamiliano (Giglio Castello) and Festa dell’uva e delle cantine aperte (Giglio Castello). Four events to discover folklore, history and legends of the island.

 

Image source: Flickr.com/photos/gioanola

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