New Year’s Eve 2015 in Portoferraio: fireworks and culinary traditions
- Published: 17 December 2014
- Category: Events
Even during winter Elba Island is a wonderful place to visit. And one of the most important events is the New Year’s Eve in Portoferraio. With fireworks that light up sea and culinary tradition, this is a good occasion to welcome 2015.
Fortezze medicee – This is one of the symbols of Portoferraio, and one of the places to see during the New Year’s Eve 2015 in Portoferraio. Fortezze medicee (“Medici family fortresses”) are a great complex of fortresses, and they were the first protection of the city against enemy invasions. Forte Falcone, Forte Stella, Torre della Linguella and Bastione dei Mulini are the main fortresses of the complex.
Local dishes – Elba Island has an ancient, rich and savory culinary tradition. Some of this traditional recipes are prepared only on the occasion of Christmas and New Year’s Eve. In the old town centre of Portoferraio there are several and renowned Italian restaurants that offer these local dishes.
Wine and food stands – On the occasion of New Year’s Eve, in Portoferraio various wine and food stands are set up. Here the visitor can find the local products. That’s a good way to discover Elba Island traditions.
New Year’s Eve 2015 in Portoferraio square – This is the most important moment: on the Portoferraio seafront shows and concerts will take place and the spectacular fireworks will light up the sea.
For more information: Comune.portoferraio.li.it.
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