Elba has the perfect mix of beach, countryside and town. Spend a day relaxing on white sandy beaches edged by clear blue water, or head inland to the forest and olive groves and peaceful little villages or wander round the twisted alleyways and pretty harbour of Portoferraio, the capital.
Camping Holidays in Tuscany & Elba
Towns and Villages of Tuscany and Elba
To say Florence is breathtaking would not be an exaggeration. Built on the banks of the Arno, this beautiful renaissance city has some of the most magnificent buildings in the world, including the Duomo with its painted ceiling, the Palazzo Vecchio town hall and the Santa Croce church.
There’s lots to see in Pisa - including the famous leaning tower. Take a wander around the cemetery, the impressive arcades in the Baptistry and the Duomo.
This medieval walled city has plenty of beautiful buildings to visit including the Duomo, the white-marbled Baptistry, Palazzo Publico and the Museo Civico, with its excellent art collection. Then take a seat in the main square where you can admire the elegant architecture and watch the world go by.
This town was, understandably, used as a film location for the second film in the Twilight movies, with the iconic scenes (when Bella saves Edward’s life) shot in the piazza Grande and the Palazzo del Commune. Why not end your trip with a visit to one of the historic wine cellars here?
Wandering around the pretty capital of Elba with its busy port and pretty houses, you’ll come across lots of reminders of its most famous prisoner – Napoleon Bonaparte. You can even come face to face with his death mask in the Misericordia church.
Once the home of rich silk merchants, this unspoilt Renaissance city is famous for its elegant architecture and gardens. Enjoy a day of wandering and exploring – you could even squeeze in a little shopping in stylish boutiques and antique markets.
This is a small village with a big skyline. Take a wander through the old streets and squares, virtually unchanged since the 14th century and famous for their tall towers.