Visiting Giannutri

Island Access and Useful Information

Important information

Access Ticket – There is a year-round access ticket to Giannutri Island of €4.00. Payment is due to the Park Authority and is made for the day of access on the island. Those who are found without an access ticket during the controls will be subject to an administrative penalty of €50.00 to €500.00. Payment of the access ticket is made when the ferry ticket is issued.

Tickets for access to the protected area are provided by the ticket offices of the public transport shipping companies, the ticket offices of the shipping companies that operate mini-cruises, and are also available at the public establishment in Giannutri (bar in Cala Spalmatoio and the pro loco of Giglio Island.

The access ticket will be cancelled by date stamping at the time of purchase by the vendor and must be retained and shown to supervisory personnel during inspections.

Co-payment exemp tions – The following are exempt:

children under 12 years old,

school and university groups (including teachers),

The handicapped and their direct carers,

institutional personnel and those who travel to the island for the performance of their work, whether on behalf of public agencies, public service provider entities or companies, or private owners. In order to qualify for the exemption, appropriate documentation must be shown at the ticket counters and during inspections by supervisory staff attesting to the assignment received or the existence of the exemption condition;

research personnel previously authorized by the National Park, based on the current scientific research regulations;

residents of the Isola del Giglio municipality,

Property owners as well as tenants of property,

relatives up to the second degree of direct and collateral relatives of residents of the Isola del Giglio Municipality, property owners and tenants of the properties.

Areas of the island freely designated for use.

The roadway that connects Cala Maestra to Cala Spalmatoio, with its appurtenances, is passable and can be visited by anyone without a guide. The two creeks are also freely swimmable.

Areas of the island that can be visited with a Guide.

Outside the areas (roadway connecting Cala Maestra to Cala Spalmatoio and its appurtenances), visits to the island are conducted, for reasons of environmental protection and safety, only and exclusively on the identified routes (map) authorized by the Park Authority and there is the obligation of the accompaniment of a licensed Environmental Guide, both for individual visitors and in groups. Failure to comply with the obligation to be accompanied by a Guide (Park Guide or professional licensed under L. 4/2013) will result in the application of an administrative penalty from € 150.00 to € 1,032.00.

Conditions of use by inhabitants.

Residents, property owners and tenants, as well as relatives in the direct and collateral lines up to the second degree are not required to be accompanied by Guide, but in case of inspection they must prove their exempt status to the supervisory staff. Failure to prove possession of the above requirements will result in an administrative penalty of €100.00 to €600.00. The above categories have free access to the trail network throughout the island.

Rules of behavior visitors and residents.

Visitors are forbidden to leave the authorized routes (map). Violators will be subject to an administrative penalty of €50.00 to €500.00. Visitors and residents, property owners to tenants, and relatives in the direct and collateral lines up to the second degree are prohibited from leaving the island’s trail network. Violators will be subject to an administrative penalty of €125.00 to €750.00. Abandonment of waste of any kind is prohibited. Violators will be subject to an administrative penalty of €100.00 to €600.00.

Guided tour.

In areas where Guide accompaniment is mandatory, each Guide may lead groups consisting of a maximum of 25 people. In the case of accompanying groups consisting of a greater number of people, the Guide and/or the professional licensed under L. 4/2013 will incur an administrative penalty of €150.00 to €1,032.00. All accompanied persons must prove that they have paid the access ticket or are exempt. Guides, as well as professionals licensed under L. 4/2013, are responsible for preventive controls and may not accompany people who have not paid the ticket.


In compliance with SPA regulations under the 79/409/EEC Directive and as a Site of Community Importance under the 92/43/EEC Habitats Directive (which require managing bodies to implement minimum levels of protection from the outset):

Dogs must be guarded by their owners and must be kept on a leash, with no dogs allowed in Zone A. Violators will be subject to the following penalties:

– unattended or off-leash dogs: administrative penalty from € 75.00 to € 600.00;

– Access in Zone A: administrative penalty of € 100.00 to € 600.00.

– The dog keeper is obliged to collect droppings in accordance with current regulations.

Cats are allowed only in the outbuildings of homes and must be spayed and microchipped and identified. Violators will be subject to an administrative penalty of €75.00 to €600.00.

The guided services run by the Park Authority.

Groups will be organized at the rate of 1 Park Guide per 25 people (unless specific anti-contagion regulations COVID-19). In the case of the service carried out at the archaeological site of the Roman Villa, the accompanying Park Guide also holds a tour guide license and can lead a maximum of 25 people at a time, for a maximum of 75 people per day. Park Guides are subject to the same rules as generally established in the previous paragraph “guided visit.” In case of violation, the penalties stipulated therein shall be applied.

Rates of guided services of the Park Authority.

Nature and archaeological tour, including protected area access ticket, ferry and lunch box € 65.00 full, reduced € 38.00 from 5 to 12, free children 0-4. Purchase the excursion OnLine

Giannutri The Hidden Treasures

Villa tour including protected area access ticket, ferry A/R Full 45€ -reduced 5 to 12 years old 28€- children 0-4 years old, free of charge

OnLine Ticket Purchase with Departure from Giglio Island on Thursday → Roman Villa in Giannutri

– Nature trail € 8 per person, reduced € 4 children 5-12, exempt children 0-4 years old

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– Archaeological tour and Roman Villa: € 8 per person, reduced € 4 children 5-12, exempt children 0-4 years old.

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