About Elba

Elba is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the coastal town of Piombino, the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago. Elba is also part of the Arcipelago Toscano National Park, and the third largest island in Italy, after Sicily and Sardinia. It is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, about 50 kilometres (30 mi) east of the French island of Corsica. The island is part of the province of Livorno and is divided into eight municipalities, with a total population of about 30,000 inhabitants, which increases considerably during the summer. The municipalities are Portoferraio, which is also the island’s principal town, along with Campo nell’Elba, Capoliveri, Marciana, Marciana Marina, Porto Azzurro, Rio Marina, and Rio nell’Elba.


The island is connected to the mainland via the four ferry companies, Toremar, Moby Lines, Blunavy and Corsica Ferries – Sardinia Ferries, all offering routes between Piombino and Portoferraio, the capital located in the north, Cavo, Rio Marina and Porto Azzurro, on the east coast of the island.
There is an airport on the island, Marina di Campo Airport. It is served by SkyWork Airlines and Silver Air with flights to Italian mainland and Switzerland.


The climate of the island is predominantly Mediterranean, except for Mount Capanne, where winters tend to be moderately cold. Precipitation is concentrated in autumn and comprises a normal rainfall. The island lies in the rain shadow of the large and mountainous island of Corsica, so precipitation totals are somewhat reduced from the mainland (most of the island receives less than 30 inches annually). Snowfall in winter is rare in the lowlands, and melts quickly. The table below shows the average temperatures for the islands by month.

Island Information:
Location: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 224 km²
Region: Tuscany
Province: Livorno
Population: 32,216

Places To Visit


Elba ferries

Start your holiday on Elba Island at any time of the year on one of up to 30 daily crossings with Moby Lines from Piombino to Portoferraio during the high season.


Golf Hermitage

The Hermitage Golf Club offers a 9 hole golf course which is located at the back of the hotel.


Isola dei pirati Go-Kart

Experience all the pleasure of speed and racing on Elba island.


Monte Capanne

Mount Capanne is the highest mountain on the Italian island of Elba and in the province of Livorno, Tuscany, Italy. It is located in the western part of the island, reaching a height of 1,019 metres in elevation above the Mediterranean Sea.


Motobarca Mickey Mouse

Starting from the port of Marina di Campo,with the motorboat Mickey Mouse you can discover by sea the most beautiful coasts of the island of Elba.


Sea Kayak Italy

Sea kayaking around the island of Elba is a fantastic experience and a privelage to be in such a beautiful location.


Stabilimento Balneare Il Delfino

Amazing beach to visit great place for relaxing and sharing time with friends.


Topinetti Beach

The beach is formed of very black sand and pebbles due to the huge quantities of minerals present in the zone, and recognizable also in the rocks surrounding it.



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