Triathlon on Elba Island, Italy: are you ready for Iron tour 2016?

  • Published: 27-04-2016
  • Category: Events

triathlon in Italy

Just the name evokes one of the most challenging sport disciplines: triathlon is a combination of swimming, cycling and running. But it does not scare you, because you love sports and you always want to test endurance and ability. The occasion you are looking for is Iron tour 2016, which will take place on Elba Island, Italy, from May 28 to June 1.

 

The stages of Iron tour 2016:

  1. Cavo (Rio Marina), on May 28
  2. Portoferraio, on May 29
  3. Marciana, on May 30
  4. Porto Azzurro, on May 31
  5. Capoliveri, on June 1

Presentation and technical briefings are planned for May 27 in Capoliveri, which will also be the location of the last stage.

 

Between running and swimming

If you decide to participate, you will be completely focused on the race. If you have decided to be there only as a spectator, the five stages of the Iron tour could become an excellent opportunity to see some of the most beautiful places of the island, such as Capoliveri, Portoferraio and Porto Azzurro.

 

How to get there

The advice is to stay in Portoferraio, the main town on the island. From this town, you can easly reach the five stages of Iron tour 2016. In particular:

  • to get from Portoferraio Capoliveri, take the county road 26 towards south, the journey by car takes about 20 minutes
  • to get from Portoferraio to Porto Azzurro, take the county road 26 towards east and follow the road signs, the journey by car takes about 20 minutes
  • to get to Cavo and to Marciana it takes, respectively, 1 hour and 30 minutes and 1 hour and 15 minutes by car

 

Further information

For further information about Iron tour 2016 on Elba Island, you can visit the official website of the event, Irontour.it.

 

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