Caverns, mines, silent hermitages, hidden coves. Surrounded by the perfume of mastic, broom and Helichrysum, the biggest island of the Tuscan Archipelago is located between the Ligurian Seas to the north the Piombino channel to the east, the Tyrrhenian sea to the south and the Corsican channel to the west, around 10km from the coast.
It is the third largest Italian island, and is an enchanting place where nature thrives and the sea that surrounds it is the dominant element, a richness that characterizes the culture in all its aspects.
From shingle shores to steep cliffs, those who reach Elba can choose between many activities: snorkeling around the islet of Ortano or exploring wild coves between Innamorata and Calanova, reachable only by boat, visit Chiessi via windsurf, or simply sail and enjoy the clear seabed.
An island rich in history, where you can sail among some of the most beautiful beaches in the world such as Marina di Campo, Procchio, Capoliveri, Enfola, Cavoli and Fetovaia. A route that was followed even by Napoleon, who chose the island for his exile: 147 kilometers of coast in a succession of gulfs, bays and narrow inlets all different from each other.
For those who love adventure, the island of Elba offers picturesque routes in the footsteps of its prehistoric past. Many paths that climb the Monte Capanne in search of old shepherds’ houses, the Domoliti, the Stele and menhirs as in Pietra Murata and Sassi Ritti, or proto-historic tombs of Piane della Sughera.
Elba is also a a place with an excellent gastrological culture, thanks to a rich variety of fish and molluscs, wine, oil, honey and jams. An island perfect for travellers where you can happily lose and find yourself. Book your berth now