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Travel Guide to Elba, Italy

Island of Elba is situated only 10 kilometers away from Tuscan Riviera. The island offers everything for excellent vacations; it’s a good choice for both active tourists and travelers looking for private rest. Picturesque Elba is commonly associated with comfortable beaches. Thanks to unique climate, high season there begins in mid-April and lasts till mid-October. Formidable landmarks located all across the island make leisure at scenic beaches even more amazing.
Best beaches and recreation places in Elba Island
There are lots of charming bays and gulfs for leisure on Elba; the island has very different beaches. Paolina mixed sand and pebble-stone beach is widely regarded as one of the most scenic on the...
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For hundreds of years, San Giovanni Terme has been regarded as a symbol of the island. This nature-made balneology center is well-known far beyond island borders and is visited not only by tourists caring about their health, but also by curious travelers willing to see the famous natural healthcare center.
A lot of landmarks of Elba are associated with Napoleon Bonaparte in one way or another. Villa San Martino is one of the most fascinating of them; it’s located next to Portoferraio. It was built on the initiative of Napoleon's niece, Countess de Monfor. Nowadays villa is turned into an amazing museum housing the unique collection of Emperor's family relics. Guests of the museum can see a collection of antique furniture, weapons, arts and lots of priceless historical relics.
Best beaches and recreation places in Elba Island
There are lots of charming bays and gulfs for leisure on Elba; the island has very different beaches. Paolina mixed sand and pebble-stone beach is widely regarded as one of the most scenic on the...
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Beautiful Palazzina dei Mulini built on top of a razed ancient church is another point of interest on Elba. This harmonious and spectacular palace is one of the most important architectural landmarks of the island. City of Portoferraio is the island’s capital. It’s also rich in historical landmarks. There are ruins of defensive walls and wonderful S.Stefano alle Trane church, a classy example of Romanesque architecture.
Lots of legends are associated with Altura Etrusca del Castiglione , so those fond of history are recommended to visit it. However, the most attended cultural place of the capital is Museum Italo Bolano . It houses the unique collection of paintings, which includes priceless exhibits of Medieval arts. Nature lovers should pay attention to Ottone botanical garden located nearby. It’s known for its impressive collection of plants and flowers and also for its decoration. The garden is an excellent place for walks on a hot sunny day.
Best beaches and recreation places in Elba Island
There are lots of charming bays and gulfs for leisure on Elba; the island has very different beaches. Paolina mixed sand and pebble-stone beach is widely regarded as one of the most scenic on the...
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Several important archeological areas are found near small town of Porto Azzurro. Those include ruins of antique Villa Le Grotte built back in Roman Empire times and wonderful Castello del Volterraio . Mont Serrat clove is the unique religious landmark located there. The church founded inside this mysterious cave many years ago houses a priceless relic with cryptic history, Black Madonna icon. Loschwitz area is rich with medieval landmarks. There are three castles and a number of amazing old churches. Another point of interest nearby is the legendary Schloss Eckberg . That’s the unique 19th century landmark built by Adolf Loos.
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