Elba Island: 5 tips to organize a simply perfect holiday

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What does any traveler want? That your holiday is simply perfect! Exactly what you expect from the next trip, which will have the Elba Island as a destination. And to do that, it will be enough to follow these five tips.


How to get

To get to the Elba Island, you just have to reach the port of Piombino and, from here, board one of the ferries to:

  • Portoferraio;
  • Rio Marina;
  • Cavo.

Depending on the arrival port, the ferry journey can take from 45 minutes to an hour. We also suggest you to embark a car, a motorbike or another vehicle on the ferry, in order to be sure you can move freely.


Where to stay

Portoferraio, Capoliveri, Rio Marina and Campo nell’Elba are the four main inhabited centers of the island and are the best solutions if you are looking for where to stay: all four are in strategic positions, they are well supplied with all the services you can want and you will find different solutions to stay, such as hotels, holiday homes and B&B.


How to move

We assume that you don’t want to spend all the vacation time only in the place where you will be staying. The best ways to move around the Elba Island are essentially two:

  • To embark a car or another vehicle;
  • Use the efficient bus service that connects all the main population centers of the island.

The car is the best solution if you are spending a holiday with your family.


Where going to the beach

The main reason for which the island is chosen, every year, by many visitors. For this holiday, you can see the best of the best: you can see the most beautiful beaches of the Elba Island. Some of them, like the Ghiaie and Padulella, are located in Portoferraio and they are all very easily reached.


What to eat

And last but not least: the food! A holiday, in fact, will never be complete without having tasted the typical dishes of the destination you are visiting. And among the things to eat on the Elba Island, some of the unmissable dishes are gurguglione, cacciucco and schiaccia briaca.


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