Cala Volo di Notte - Giannutri

Cala Volo di Notte

Rocky cove Cala Volo di Notte (“Cove of the night flight”) is located in the heart of the Golfo degli Spalmatoi, opposite Cala Schiavone (Cala dello Schiavo); is formed by a 90° heading change of the coast of the island,…

Giannutri - La Scaletta

La Scaletta – Punta del Calettino

At the southern end of the great arc described by the Golfo degli Spalmatoi there is a small cove with a concrete dock; from here begins a staircase that goes up the cliff and leads to the trail that, after some curves and a long straight path, ends at the Faro at the Grottoni, about 600 m away…

Giannutri - Cala Schiavone

Cala Schiavone (Cala dello Schiavo)

Cala Schiavone (also known as Cala dello Schiavo) opens on the Golfo degli Spalmatoi, just south of Cala Spalmatoio; it’s separated from that by a small promontory crossed by paths that allow descent to the sea. The easiest place to relax in the sun and reach the water through the cliffs is located about 50 m east of the base of the promontory and is rather frequented during the summer months by those who want to experience the thrill of diving in clear crystal water, whose colors vary between intense blue and lighter, celestial or greenish colors…

cala maestra giannutri

Cala Maestra

In the central part of Giannutri, on the opposite side of Cala Spalmatoio, opens the beautiful Cala Maestra, that gets its name from the mistral (“maestro” or “maestrale” in Italian language) that blows from northwest, direction towards which the narrow cove is oriented. Right next to the north of the cove is the second dock on the island, a port used by ferryboats coming from Il Giglio or by those arriving from Porto Santo Stefano…

Isola di Giannutri - Cala Spalmatoio - Beach

Cala Spalmatoio

Cala Spalmatoio is located in the most sheltered point of Giannutri, at the center of the gulf created by the peculiar crescent shape of the island (called Golfo degli Spalmatoi). Here the sea extends into a short fjord surrounded by steep limestone walls at the bottom of which, at the base of the modern “tower” of the tourist village, there is a small and picturesque pebbly and sandy beach…

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