Carnival 2017 in Porto Azzurro: masks, colours and a lot of fun

  • Published: 30-01-2017
  • Category: Events

Elba Island: the Carnival 2017 in Porto Azzurro

Elba Island in winter offers several beautiful events. Such as, and there would be no need to say it, the Carnival, the funniest day of the year. If you are looking for an idea for a short trip, we can recommend this: the Carnival 2017 in Porto Azzurro.

 

The Carnival

The Porto Azzurro Carnival is an event for everyone, young and adult. The real heart of the event is the parade of floats and masks that will take place along the waterfront. In addition, there will be lots of music and the possibility to taste the food and wine specialties.

 

Porto Azzurro

  • Porto Azzurro is famous for its wonderful beaches, such as Barbarossa (easy to reach) or Terranera. In winter, all these places will give you the unforgettable views.
  • Moreover, Porto Azzurro could be a good “starting point” to spend a couple of days on Elba Island.

 

How to get there

Porto Azzurro is located on the east coast. To get there from Rio Marina (one of the ports where the ferries to Elba dock), you just have to take the county road 26 towards south and follow the road signs to Porto Azzurro. The journey by car takes about twenty minutes.

Even to get there from Portoferraio, the main town on the island, you have to take the county road 26 towards south and follow the road signs to Porto Azzurro. The journey by car takes about thirty minutes.

 

Further information

Although the Carnival 2017 in Porto Azzurro is scheduled, there’s no official date. For the latest news and further information, please visit the official website of the Pro loco di Porto Azzurro, Prolocoportoazzurro.it.

 

Image source: Flickr.com/photos/visitelbait

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