Culture

From form to soul
The reenactment of the “Legend of the Innamorata” returns on Friday, July 14.
Smartworking on Elba Island, away from the hustle and bustle and close to relaxation
Autumn on the island of Elba is all about culture
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July 31, 2023

From form to soul

A new exhibition space dedicated to the Elban artist Italo Bolano inside the Fortezze Medicee

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July 12, 2023

The reenactment of the “Legend of the Innamorata” returns on Friday, July 14.

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September 29, 2021

Smartworking on Elba Island, away from the hustle and bustle and close to relaxation

The possibility of being active in Smartworking is becoming increasingly popular, and while we are at it, why not choose a destination that, just outside the beach season, looks attractive, quiet, convenient and practical, such as the island of Elba?

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August 23, 2021

Autumn on the island of Elba is all about culture

Culture is the common thread linking the events of the Elban autumn, including books, music, cinema, history and contemporary art.

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20 October, 2023

Chestnut Week: all hikes, walks and outdoor activities.

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7 August, 2023

27th edition of the International Festival "Elba Isola Musicale d'Europa"

The 27th edition of 'Elba Isola Musicale d'Europa' will take place from 27 August to 10 September in Portoferraio and >
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6 August, 2023

Fifty-four sea turtles born on Elba Island.

On Galenzana Beach hatched the eggs of the first of six Caretta caretta nests found on the Island. >

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Mines of Rio Marina

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.
Location: Rio Marina

Paolina Beach

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.

Location: Marciana

San Martino Villa

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.

Location: Località San Martino (Portoferraio)

Mulini Villa

Built in 1724 by Grand Duke Gaston de’ Medici, it was Napoleon’s city residence during his first stay on Elba Island.

Location: Portoferraio

Sanctuary of Monserrato

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.

Location: Località Monserrato (Portoazzurro)

MUM Mineralogical Museum

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

Location: San Piero in Campo

Port and Tower of Marciana Marina

Visit the harbor where Maria Walewska landed and the armed watchtower visited by Napoleon himself in 1814

Location: Marciana Marina