Excursions to the island can only be made with a guide and it's not possible to move around individually.
The trekking itinerary of about 7km, can only be covered if you are equipped with the correct shoes. There are no water sources inside the park, so it is important to be bring your own supply.
The main center of the island consists of a historic fishing village where about seventy people live. Along the coast line, there are charming inlets and bays such as Costa dei Gabbiani and Cala Scirocco, where the Grotta del Bue Marino opens up, once a refuge for monk seals.
On the island, there are also two fortresses, by the Medicis and Pisans.
Further upstream, you can visit Villa Margherita, built on the remains of ancient Etruscan-Roman settlements, today the site of the prison.
The blue sea that surrounds the island is rich in variety of marine species. This is thanks to the protection ensured by the penal colony, and the protection of the Park. For this reason, the waters around Gorgona are continuously studied, the island is in fact in the heart of the International Cetacean Sanctuary, where you can admire dolphins and whales.
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