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Giglio Island

Situated in the middle of Tyrrhenian Sea, 11 miles far from the Cape of Argentario, the Giglio Island is washed by limpid waters and has reefs, beautiful beaches, many bays, coves and gorges that allow to live the sea in absolute solitude. The most important town of the island are three: Giglio Porto is on the eastern coast, and is landing stage for the boats and ferries from Tuscany. The town, originally inhabitated by fishermen, develops around the port and is characterized by a seaside promenade. Among the monuments of historical interest there is the Torre del Saraceno, of medieval origins, and the Church of the Madonna del Giglio. Giglio Castello is in the central part of the Giglio Island. The town, of medieval origins, is characterized by the imposing Rocca, part of the castle together with the characteristics walls and other towers. Giglio Campese is a modern bathing locality, on the western coast, on a wide beach enclosed in a bay, whose southern extremity is delimited by a series of evocative stacks, while the northern one is closed by the Torre del Campese, dated to 14th century. The crystalline sea, with its seabed rich and abounding in fish, is among the most appreciated of the Mediterranean; it is a charming frame for a wild territory, that invites to walk along the beautiful paths.

Giglio Island Tuscany

 

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