The Island of Elba

The Island of Elba is the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago and Italy's third largest. It is just 10 kilometres from the nearest port on the mainland. There are many ferry and hydrofoil services operating daily from the port of Piombino.

You take one hour to get to the island. Elba and the other islands of the Tuscan Archipelago form a National Park, established several years ago. There are approximately 35,000 inhabitants living in the eight municipalities of the island, 12,000 live in the island's main town of Portoferraio. br>
The island offers good road connections. All the main destinations are well signposted and easily reached on tarmac roads.

The coast of the island measures a total of 147 kilometres and Elba, despite its size, offers a great variety of landscapes. In just a few minutes the view can change from the steep cliffs plunging into the crystal clear waters of the sea to the granitic Monte Capanne, 1019 metres high.

The many historic and cultural remains, together with the extraordinary, natural beauty of the island, make Elba a magical place, like no other in the world.

The hospitality of the local inhabitants, the excellent wines and cuisine, together with the mildness of the climate and the clarity and luminosity of the air make the Island of Elba an ideal holiday destination at any time of the year.