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There are many hotels and a wide choice, with the possibility of staying a few meters from the sea, if this is what you want. Choose a hotel in the central part of Elba if you love worldly life looking for more leisure and entertainment, if you want a more relaxing holiday, with the sensations that a island can give, in the far west you will find the right hotel for you.
The beaches of the island are all very different from each other. Find the map with the names and icons in different colors according to the conformation of the land. By clicking on it, you will see: photo, description, name, length, background. By clicking on the name, you will access the page complete with description and other photos.
The particular Tourmalines moor's head, the Island of Elba, unique of San Piero and recognized by collectors all over the world.
The precious minerals, Elbaite, Petalite, pollucite , Aquamarine, Beryl, on display at the museum of mineralogy and gemmologico LUIGI CELLERI” in San Piero brings the attention of the wonders of the subsoil of the island of Elba.
Faraglioni degli Argonauti, rocky outcrops with extravagant shapes that make them particular and characteristic.
On the northern coast of the Island of Elba, near Enfola, there are a series of fascinating rocky peaks that rise from the sea. All of them of various and distinct form.
They are not as famous as the faraglioni of Capri, but the faraglioni of Elba also have their beauty. If you are in the vicinity of Enfola, Sansone beach or find the particular rock formations interesting, then it is worth knowing where they are and paying us a visit.
Elba offers a territory rich in panoramas and hidden corners to explore (both marine and mountain). In addition to this, the island is well prepared for tourism (on the island there are about: 200 hotels, 50 residences, 30 campsites, 30 agritourism companies). The number of residents on the island is just over 20 thousand.
The richness and variety of the mineralization of elba, related to the extraordinary view of the geological, have made the geology of the island is famous all over the world, and the sample consists of hematite, pyrite, tourmaline are present, and excelling in all of the mineralogical Museums. On the Island were discovered for the first time in nature, a dozen minerals, including the ilvaite, which takes its name from the ancient name of the island, and the Aquarium.
The Archaeological Museum of the Mining District is, together with the Mining Museum, one of the central points for disseminating the cultural contents of the Island's Mining Park.
The Museum is located in Rio nell'Elba, in a modern building under the suggestive Barcocaio terrace. The name originates from a Riese dialect form because it arises in the place where several apricot trees grow, called "barcochi". Inside, the most ancient history of the mining district of the eastern island is told, starting from the dawn of its exploitation, during the Copper Age, up to the Middle Ages.
The Museum displays the Eneolithic finds (end of the 3rd and beginning of the 2nd millennium BC) of approximately 90 depositions in the collective burial of the Cave of San Giuseppe.
At the Old Workshop Museum you can discover the daily life and stories of the island's miners, the extraction techniques, the characteristics and possible uses of iron minerals told in their original context, in the richest and largest construction site of Capoliveri, between nature, culture and a beautiful sea.
The principality of the Island of Elba was a small European state, which existed in the 19th century from 1814 to 1815, ruled by Napoleon Bonaparte, former emperor of the French and king of Italy.
Treaty of Fontainebleau
The principality of the island was created by virtue of the Treaty of Fontainebleau where Napoleon was allowed to keep his noble titles. By renouncing any dynastic right for himself and his descendants over France, Italy and the other countries which belonged to the French Empire.
In addition to the sea, the island of Elba is full of fabulous mountain landscapes, characteristic villages and monuments that recall the its history. Below you will find some itineraries listed. They are complete with photos, also valid for a virtual visit.
Visiting the island on two wheels, through its dirt roads and wooded paths, is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in nature. The Island offers routes between the mountains and the sea, excellent for fit bikers.