Discover new experiences, attractions and unforgettable places.
During the spring and especially the summer season, the island has many opportunities to hear music; town and village squares and bars and restaurants become venues for evening performances by young local artists, singers, musicians and bands.
“Elba Gravity Park is a wonderful, natural park with all the variety and features mountain bike enthusiasts love. There is a network of well-groomed, well sign-posted trails,” says Dario Scattu, President of Gravity Park. “The beautiful, natural setting covers quite a large area…
“The Capoliveri Bike Park has 5 routes departing from the town of Capoliveri and covering the Calamita promontory,” says Maurizio Melis, President of the Capoliveri Bike Park. “We are talking about a maze of paths that can be travelled along by bicycle, of various levels of difficulty, crossing the length and breadth of the promontory…
A new way of learning about the history, origins and culture of Elba is to participate in a historical re-enactment, produced by the Historiae Cultural Association. Elba a location well suited for reconstructing famous moments from the past, thanks to the presence of significant architectural remains from very different periods in history…
“Donkeys are adorable animals, because as well as being of great help in transporting heavy weights, they are docile, well-behaved animals with a peaceful and light-hearted nature, especially in the normal rhythm of our everyday life,” says Luca Giusti, an environmental guide and excursionist whose Somareria dell’Elba has made donkey trekking possible on Elba.
The sea is the main attraction of Elba, be it for its colours or simply for its relaxing charisma, or even for its innumerable therapeutic properties. This is why we call it “the large marine aerosol”.
This is a short review of the best new hotels on Elba, hotels or B & Bs that have recently modernized their furnishings or expanded their facilities in full compliance with local environmental protection regulations. They are the brainchild of experienced architects and designers, who have been able to combine maximum comfort with the characteristic passion for beautiful things that Italians have.
Federica Ferrini is well known on the island of Elba and is appreciated as one of the most expert environmental guides from the Tuscan Archipelago National Park. Passionate about all aspects of Elba, as well as nature in general, she’ll lead us on one of the most beautiful hiking excursions on the island.
“Overall, the trail is well marked,” – says Roberto Ridi, one of the most respected photographers of the natural wonders of Elba, as he shares his experiences of the places that have always impressed him the most. “I wouldn’t say it’s difficult but it is quite long. And the walk is a very pleasant experience.
Monte Calamita (the Magnet Mountain) recounts the great industrial history of Elba. Its name and uniqueness derive from the huge amount of magnetite and fabulous deposits of iron, some of the largest in Italy, which have profoundly marked the appearance of this part of the island.