The village of Campania is once again dressed up for the occasion, offering a day of fun, entertainment and good food.
A long dressed procession of commoners, noblewomen, knights, warriors and medieval musicians will parade through the streets of the small historic centre, offering entertainment for young and old and moments of popular theatre.
Gastronomic stands and handicraft stalls will surround a unique event.
The Aps San Piero and all the inhabitants of the village of San Piero invite you to spend an unforgettable Sunday, which will be full of emotions and surprises.
12 noon: Procession of figurants in mediaeval costume through the streets of the village with a theatre scene in the Sampierese vernacular
12.30 p.m.: Opening of food stands and craft market
2 p.m.: 1st Medieval show with "Le ombre di Montecoronato" in Piazza Garibaldi
3 p.m.: Performance by "The archers of the great falcon" and archery practice for adults and children in Piazza della Chiesa
3.45 p.m.: Snack and entertainment for young and old
4.30 p.m.: 2nd Medieval show with 'The Shadows of Montecoronato' in Piazza della Chiesa
5 p.m.: Closing performance with fire in Piazza Garibaldi
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