Isola d'Elba short descripton            




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Elban Culinary art

10 Km away from the continent, with an area of 224 square kilometers, Elba is the largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago and the third largest island in Italy. It's part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park along with Pianosa, Capraia, Montecristo, Giglio and Giannutri.
Climate: The seasonal averages are 11 in winter, spring 15 , 23 in summer and 18 in autumn. The temperature of April 18, May 20., June 24 , July 26, August 27, September 25 .5 and October 23!

The richness of its coast (which has a development of 147 km) to the amenity of the beaches to the majestic beauty of the Group of Mount Capanne (mt 1019), is rightly become one of the tourist attraction of world class .

The main road network (about 220 Km) is ashpalt road. There are other panoramic macadam roads for about 60 Km
Inhabited already prestorica era and known for its iron ore mines to the dawn of history, the Elbe, called by Liguri "Ilva", Greeks "Aethalia, ligurian first, then Greek, and Etruscan, Roman remained for centuries . In the Middle Ages held by Pisa and then the Appiani Medici. From time to time the importance of possessing many who left the island.

Signs impressero the Medici in Portoferraio (in honor of Cosimo de 'Medici, the city was called Cosmopoli) and the Spanish, who built the fortress of St. James and Strong Focardo in Porto Azzurro. The brief reign of Napoleon (1814-1815, 9 months and 23 days) has left a significant mark in the Palazzina dei Mulini, the villa of San Martino, in the ancient churches of Portoferraio, Marciana Alta (now museums) and in other places

Elba is divided into eight municipalities: Portoferraio, Campo nell'Elba, Capoliveri, Marciana, Marciana Marina, Porto Azzurro, Rio Marina and Rio nell'Elba.
The famous wines and excellent cuisine together with the sea, the mild climate and transparency of the air, permitting only a place of care, accommodation and tourism ideal in all seasons