Giglio Island

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Weather
Summer is short, warm, muggy, dry, and almost cloudless; winter is long, cool, with strong winds and partly overcast skies. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from 7 ° C to 28 ° C and is rarely below 3 ° C or above 31 ° C.
The best time of year to visit Giglio Island and warm weather activities is from late June to late August.
Security
The safety conditions are satisfactory. Although crime levels are low, attention should be paid to public transport and areas where large crowds are present or crowded, as theft, tugging, handbags or luggage are very common. Special care is recommended at major train stations, as well as public transport and the most popular tourist sites, including bus stops, restaurants, cafes and terraces.

Emergency Phone Numbers
- Emergencies: 113; - Fire brigade: 115;
- National Guard / Carabinieri (general number): 112.
Tourist points
The municipal territory, which covers the island of Giglio, is almost completely mountainous and the highest peak (Poggio della Pagana) reaches 496 meters above sea level in the center of the island. The island offers many opportunities for rock climbing, especially in the area where there are numerous granite blocks that have not been fully explored, and currently offers two large areas, located on the hill leading to the lighthouse. The island is of great interest for scuba diving and is often regarded as one of Italy's most popular dive sites. It has beaches, the coast is 27 km and most of it is rocky except in some places where Campese Beach and other beaches on the eastern side of the island (Arenella, Cannelle, Caldane) are situated. There are three localities: Porto, Castello and Campese, each having its own local culture.
Gastronomy
In addition to the tasty and varied Italian cuisine made with fresh produce, you will find typical products that include "panficato", a cake whose main ingredients are figs, dried fruits, jam, orange peel and fruits (apple or pear) with a handful of flour or bread.
How to get
The island is linked to the Tuscan coast by ferries Toremar and Maregiglio ("Lily of the Sea"), departing from Porto Santo Stefano and ending at Monte Argentario, Orbetello, on the Italian coast.
Presentation
It is a "comune" (municipality) in the Province of Grosseto in Tuscany, with an area of ​​23.80 km². It is 16 km off the Tuscan coast, being one of the seven islands that make up the Tuscan archipelago. The island is part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park (Parco Nazionale Arcipelago Toscano). Le Cannelle beach, located on the island, has crystal blue / green water. The island is linked to the Tuscan coast by ferries Toremar and Maregiglio ("Lily of the Sea"), departing from Porto Santo Stefano and ending at Monte Argentario, Orbetello, on the Italian coast.
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