MarElba 2017: June on Elba Island is dedicated to beach sports

  • Published: 12 June 2017
  • Category: Events

MarElba 2017

It’s not a vacation without sport. Surely, without sport, it’s not a vacation for you, since you plan your trip considering the possibility to practice sports. And we have a great idea for you: it’s MarElba 2017, which will take place on Elba Island from June 22nd to 26th.



The 2017 edition of MarElba will be divided into two parts:

  • Progetto Icaro, from June 22nd to 26th: activities for children and young people with disabilities and their accompanying persons.
  • Eventi sportivi, from June 23nd to 25th: sports activities for residents and vacationers.

The activities of this event are scuba diving, apnoea, snorkeling, sea kayaking, boating, sailing, swimming, beach volleyball. The events will take place in various Elba municipalities.


…and not only

From June 22nd to 26th, there are five days. In the middle of summer. What better occasion to admire one of the most visited islands in the entire Mediterranean Sea? From this point of view, you could:


How to get there

Portoferraio is the main town of the island and one of the most important ports for ferries to Elba. From here, both by car and by public transport, you can easily reach the various municipalities of MarElba 2017.


Further information

For further information about MarElba 2017 (complete program, any date changes), you can visit the official website of the event,


Image source: Di Sander van der Wel from Netherlands – Beach volleyball, CC BY-SA 2.0,