MTB in Tuscany: the 2016 of Capoliveri legend cup

  • Published: 11-04-2016
  • Category: Events

MTB in Tuscany: Capoliveri legend cup 2016

Your passion for MTB is always looking for new opportunities. Whether you want to participate or just to see some of the best professional mountain bikers, the event for you is the 2016 edition of Capoliveri legend cup, which will take place on Elba Island, Tuscany, from May 13 to 15.


The race

The seventh edition of Capoliveri legend cup will take place in Capoliveri bike park. The race is divided into:

  • Marathon: about 63 kilometres long
  • Granfondo: about 40 kilometres long

This race is a very, very special event also for another reason: for the first time, Capoliveri legend cup will be an international race, and will be a stage of the UCI World Marathon Series (in practice, it’s the world cup of MTB marathon).


Not only MTB

Have you decided to join the race or simply to see the best MTB champions? In both cases, this weekend is a wonderful opportunity to spend a couple of days along the southern coast of Elba Island. In particular:

  • The things to see in Capoliveri are really several, such as forte Focardo (a fortress), santuario della Madonna delle Grazie (an ancient sanctuary), monte Calamita (a mount).
  • In May, you can find ideal weather conditions and temperatures to relax on one of the most beautiful beaches of Capoliveri, such as Lido di Capoliveri, Felciaio, Lacona.


How to get there

The main tourist port of the island is Portoferraio, along the northern coast. To get from Portoferraio to Capoliveri:

  • take the county road 24 towards south
  • take the county road 26 and follow the road signs to Capoliveri
  • once you are near Porto Azzurro, take the county road 31
  • follow the road signs to Capoliveri

The journey by car takes about 20 minutes. The journey by bus takes about 30 minutes.


Further information

For further information about Capoliveri legend cup 2016 (how to participate, locations, changes of dates and times), please visit the website official of the event,


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