The 56th Rallye Elba International Rally Cup Trofeo Banca Centro will be held on April 21-22. An event that marks the competition's return to the IRC series, a championship it was already part of in 2014 and 2015.
The race, organized by Aci Livorno Sport at the behest of Aci Livorno, has been experiencing great excitement for some time now.
Two days of great challenges, starting from Portoferraio at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 21, which will take the competitors through three special stages in the eastern part of the island, interspersed with the regroupment in Porto Azzurro. From 10:30 p.m., competitors will enter the nighttime regroupment in Portoferraio, from where they will leave the following day, Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. Four more special stages will follow, touching the central-western part of Elba, with the regrouping in Marina di Campo preceding the final two special stages. The finish is scheduled from 15:40.
The total timed distance will be 102.670 kilometers, 35.61 percent of the entire track, which measures 288.320 kilometers.
Strategic location for the large amount of hematite and limonite immediately identified by the emperor as soon as he landed on the island as a strategic-military axis.
The beach is named after the islet a few meters from the shore, itself named after Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister who, according to a legend (probably created by a tourism entrepreneur in the 1960s) loved to sunbathe on these rocks.
Designated as a summer residence, Napoleon purchased the property from the Manganaro family in 1814, with the intention of transforming it into a comfortable and refined abode that would have nothing to envy from Parisian residences.
Built in 1724 by Grand Duke Gaston de’ Medici, it was Napoleon’s city residence during his first stay on Elba Island.
It was built as a sign of gratitude in 1606 by José Pons y León of the Dukes of Arcos, Spanish governor of Naples and first governor of the square of Longone (part of the state of principals). In September 1814 Napoleon, accompanied by Pons and Bertrand wanted to visit the sanctuary.
While the Elban economy today is based on tourism, the fact remains that the people of San Piero and the west coast (Pomonte) have also lived and continue to live off their granite and marble
Visit the harbor where Maria Walewska landed and the armed watchtower visited by Napoleon himself in 1814