The island of Elba is the largest of the seven islands of the Tuscan archipelago and the third largest among the Italian islands. Together with Giglio, Capraia, Montecristo, Pianosa, Gorgona and Giannutri, it has been part of the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago since 1996 and is characterized by a unique habitat in the interplay of climate, flora, fauna and the history of Elba.
Administratively, Elba is divided into eight municipalities, of which the largest is Portoferraio. There are about 35,000 inhabitants on the island.
The coastal length is about 147 kilometers and consists of a varied landscape: small fishing villages alternate with small mountain villages, terraces vineyards are between the Mediterranean scrub and the chestnut forests. There are many beaches, famous and less, thanks to their variety guarantee the matching of the taste of every visitor.
Mount Capanne, 1019 meters high, is the summit of the entire archipelago and offers the possibility to enjoy a breathtaking view over the entire Tuscan archipelago.
The island offers many opportunities for lovers of outdoor sports such as hiking, mountain biking, sailing, diving, climbing and even golfing.
During the season numerous parties and festivals are organized, which also revive the ancient legends of the island like the legend of Innamorata in Capoliveri. Fireworks and concerts are not uncommon.