Isola d'Elba

1 • Capraia

The port of the island of Capraia is a tourist marina that can accommodate up to 99 boats, during the summer it is advisable to book. Bars, restaurants and some shops, make it the center of the summer evening and night "struscio", animated by dozens of crews and tourists in general. The coasts of the island, gently sloping towards the sea, offer the possibility of bathing even in shallow waters, sometimes with a sandy and very clear bottom. A single sandy beach, Cala della Mortola, can be reached only by boat; the remaining coves are all in rock or rock. Don't miss a stop at Cala Rossa.

2 • Marciana Marina

Leaving Capraia head towards the island of Elba; you will arrive in Marciano Marina, where there is one of the safest and most equipped marinas on the island. Beautiful walk along the seafront that from the Cotone (ancient natural shelter for boats) leads to the Saracen Tower built in the XII century. from the Pisans for the sighting of pirates. The town is charming with its historic streets and squares, many shops and restaurants are present. Its beaches: Fenicia is located behind the Saracen Tower and Crocetta at about 600 meters. from the village, both are gravel.

3 • Punta Fetovaia

Through one of the most evocative stretches of the Elban coast, we reach Fetovaia, the promontory appears as a rocky finger that seems to indicate the route to the southern islands of the Archipelago. Here is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Elba. Granite sand, coarse grained, slipping away.

4 • Marina di Campo

Once in Marina di Campo you will find a village on the right side of the beach. In the center is the ancient fishing village, the small port, the colorful and picturesque houses, all dominated by the Pisan tower, formerly used for sighting. The town has a nice walk along the seafront and is famous as an evening meeting. The beach of Marina di Campo is the largest on the island, it begins in the town and stretches for 1500 m until it reaches loc. la Foce. Although there is a quay in Marina di Campo, mooring is not permitted for transit, so you will have to stay at anchor.

5 • Porto Azzurro

Porto Azzurro, located in the deep bay of the Gulf of Mola. It has a good tourist port, a beautiful square on the sea (an evening meeting place), and picturesque alleys where there are shops, bars, restaurants and in the evening craft stalls. In the village there is a small beach, the others are nearby.

6 • Porto Ferraio

It is the main landing place of the island and one of the most active tourist ports in Italy. Capital of the Elbe, it owes its importance to the beautiful natural harbor.
It is rich in history, as soon as you arrive by boat you can admire the imposing Medici fortifications and master the Bay: Forte Falcone, Forte Stella (recognizable by the lighthouse) and the Torre della Linguella (at the entrance to the dock), all built in 15 ° sec. in defense of continuous pirate attacks. Beautiful is the walk that leads from the marina to the walls of the historic center. Portoferraio has about 13,000 inhabitants and offers many services both in commerce and culture. On the western side of the village, there are some beautiful white gravel beaches that highlight the clarity of the sea.

7 • Golfo di Baratti

Returning towards Castiglioncello a must is the beautiful Gulf of Baratti. The cove is characterized by a sandy beach, more extensive in the central-northern part of the gulf, which tends to be considerably reduced towards the southern end of the port of Baratti. The seabed is low, while the beach is characterized both by golden and amber colors, and by the presence of iron slag, remnants of the processing of this metal during the Etruscan period. The area is dotted with archaeological remains from the Etruscan era.