Day Two is all about exploring Giglio Island, which is reached by boat from Porto Santo Stefano. This pretty little island will wow you with its clear water and the shade of the sea, which varies from night blue to emerald green. Don’t miss the Cannelle beach, which can be reached on foot from the port. The sand is very fine, the water are incredibly clear and is perfect for kids, while the more adventurous can tackle a hiking trail (or taking a boat) to the Caldane beach, which retains its natural wildness.
To visit the whole of the island, hire a scooter or take the bus to Castello, the village at the highest point on the island, where you can enjoy views all over the coast, before continuing to Campese, on the other side of the island, where you’ll find fantastic beaches.
Foodies can taste local dishes, such as bonito, served with a glass of Ansonica wine, whose grapes are grown on the island.