Elba is the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago and is also part of the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago. It is located in the Thyrrhenian Sea, only 10 km away from the Italian mainland. With a surface area of 224 km2 it is the third largest island in Italy after Sicily and Sardinia.
The island of Elba is also famous for harboring French Emperor Napoleon in 1814 during his exile. The climate of the island is predominantly Mediterranean. Thanks to the exceptionally mild climate, varied coastline, extending over 147 km, and the majestic beauty of the Capanne mountains (1019m) it has become an internationally renowned tourist c...enter, suitable for different types of tourism: a tourism for young people interested in the nightlife and trendy beaches, but also a tourism looking for relax and oriented to families reception. In the setting of a crystalline sea and golden sand beaches, green gulfs and secret or sheer granite rocks standing out from the bush, shady forests, mountains, flat countryside and sun-drenched fields, a variety of different landscapes: from the romantic fishing villages to the villages in the hills of green valleys. The vegetation on Elba is generous in terms of colour, perfume and shades of light. On Elba there are more than 70 beaches, all very different from each other. Elba has a lot of activities for nature lovers and outdoor sports. Among the most appreciated sports, there is diving, snorkeling and sailing.
The characteristique village of Capoliveri is situated in the southeast of the Island of Elba, on a ridge of Mount Calamita (413m), 167 meters above sea level. It is one of the most charming places of the island with its beautiful square, the narrow and picturesque alleys and small trattorias, restaurants, boutiques, craft shops and small shops. Magnificent views of coast and sea. Of historical and cultural interest are the Sanctuary of Madonna delle Grazie, the Focardo Fortress and the Chapel of San Michele Apse. Various opportunities for hiking, horseback riding and aquatic sports. Tennis Club at approx. 17 km. Golf Club at approx. 7 and 17 km. The beaches and coves on the west side (Morcone, Stecchi, Madonna delle Grazie Partei, Innamorata) and on the east side (Naregno, Straccoligno) are 2-6 km away. Distances: 7 km Porto Azzurro, 15 km Rio nell'Elba, 16 km Portoferraio, 17 km Rio Marina, 20 km Marina di Campo, 27 km Marciana Marina, 33 km Marciana.Read more
Apartment for 2 persons near the beach in Capoliveri Capoliveri, Tuscany, Italy
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