Area: Toscana
Place: Gorgona

Port of Gorgona

On this page you will find information on the port and the possibility to search all the Ferry Timetables by and for Gorgona, easily bookable online.

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The Port of Gorgona

Located in the eastern part of the island, the port of Gorgona is characterized by the presence of a quay where ships from Livorno (which sail from the Medici port, Elba pier) moorThe connections are biweekly (Monday and Saturday) and are guaranteed by the company Toscana Mini Crociere srl on behalf of ToremarThe ferry takes approximately 90 minutes to reach your destination.

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How to reach the port of Gorgona

Once at the port, it will be possible to visit the island on foot accompanied by tourist guides authorized by the prison administration. In fact, we must not forget that Gorgona is home to a prison, and therefore tourists ( no more than 100 per day ) are subject to some limitations . The use of cell phones and cameras is prohibited on the island; bathing is also absolutely forbidden.

For more information about costs and reservations, please refer to the website of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park (

What to see near the port of Gorgona

After obtaining the authorization of the Penitentiary Administration and having reached the island, you can start the excursion that will lead you to the discovery of Gorgona. Along the way (about 7 kilometers) you can admire the characteristic cluster of houses overlooking the marina, the church of San Gorgonio and the Torre Nuova , built by the Medici. Also in the port area is Villa Margherita: built on Roman ruins, the structure is the seat of the penitentiary.

Moving inland, you can then admire the Torre Vecchia (also called Rocca Vecchia ), a fortification built by the Pisans. The itinerary (to be tackled properly dressed and with appropriate shoes) also includes a stop at the panoramic terrace of the Belvedere, at Punta Paratella (from which it is possible to see Cala Maestra ) and at the small historic cemetery of Gorgona.

Ferries to Gorgona
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