The Island of Elba: One of the Most Evocative Places in Italy

The Island of Elba, a green oasis in the Tuscan Archipelago, is a real paradise for visitors. Elba offers the sensation of many things in one: the beaches and cliffs, the wind, the land, the scents, the flavours, the hard work of man, the villages climbing on the mountains, the terraces on the sea are only the beginning of an island that never disappoints.

Choosing the Island of Elba as your holiday destination means not only enjoying the numerous beaches located in the 223 km of coastline, because every day you can organize thematic visits also from a cultural point of view, in fact there are many historical and archaeological sites, museums, Napoleonic residences, churches built in different eras.

While for those who love trekking or walking in nature, you can explore hundreds of miles of trails that branch off in every part of the island.

On the Island of Elba there are accommodation facilities of all kinds, offering high quality services: great food and fun nights will win over and excite anyone who arrives on the island. Whether they are young people, families or groups, just choose one of the many offers of holiday homes Elba Island or maybe opt for one of the magnificent and cheerful villages Elba Island, to spend the most unforgettable of your holidays.

There are countless places to explore during a holiday on the Island of Elba: visits to Portoferraio, Marciana, Marciana Marina and Capoliveri, but also stays in Porto Azzurro, Marina di Campo, Rio Elba and Rio Marina as well as stops in Cavo, Isola del Giglio and Isola di Capraia.

As for nightlife and entertainment, the island offers concerts, beauty contests and shows in the squares.

How can we forget the beautiful patronal festivals such as Santa Chiara in Marciana Marina with processions of boats and fireworks on the sea or the historical re-enactments in costumes such as the evocative “Legend of Inamorata” that every July 14 animates the districts of the town of Capoliveri.

Every day on Elba you can spend an unforgettable evening under the stars with outdoor cinemas and colorful markets of local crafts, ready to welcome guests in the narrow alleys of medieval villages overlooking the sea. The events organized during the summer, however, do not end here: during the day of August, the Island of Elba is a succession of events and festivals. The beach of Cavoli becomes a large open-air disco, with DJs that alternate throughout the day and night: an appointment really not to be missed for young people and lovers of beach parties! For music lovers we recommend the Mediterraneo Jazz Festival in Marciana Marina, which every year attracts leading musicians in the European music scene, and the Elba Isola musicale d’Europa festival in Portoferraio, born from the collaboration between Yuri Bashmet and George Edelman and has become a great event in the panorama of international classical music festivals.

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