- Breakfasts in Italy are usually continental style and include pastries, yogurt and cereal. The Elban cuisine is a real treat for travellers. Seafood plays an important role, as do wild herbs, vegetables and fresh farm produce.
- New trip
- Walking & Trekking
- Guided Group
Transfer to hotel close to the city centre. Visit the famous leaning Tower and the Duomo. Welcome dinner in a local restaurant.
Pisa Start in Pisa; visit the centre of town with its world famous leaning tower as well as its beautiful Duomo. Group dinner in one of the many restaurants in the Centro Storico.
Ferry to Elba island and transfer to Marciana Marina. Afternoon walk around the bay to familiarise yourself with the area.
Ferry to Elba; today we transfer to Piombino to board our ferry on the emerald blue Mediterranean sea to the island of Elba (approx.2 hrs). On arrival in Portoferraio we transfer to the little sea resort of Marciana Marina, our base for the next 6 nights. In the afternoon we take a short walk to familiarise ourselves with the small town and admire its picturesque port. Dinner at the Hotel. (3h walking, +250m ascent -250m descent, 5 km)
Take the popular path to the highest summit, enjoy sublime panoramic views of the whole island from the many scenic viewpoints on the way.
Monte Capanne; this walk is the island's finest. Beginning through a beautiful forest of chestnut trees and continuing to a the coastline with marvellous panoramic views over to the eastern side and of the islands of Pianosa, Montecristo and Capraia. The many scenic viewpoints leading to the summit will undoubtedly take your breath away. The summit is also accessible by cable-car. (5h20 walking, +872m ascent -872m descent, 11 km)
Walk along the north-west coastline, admire beautiful beaches and their crystal-clear waters with a chance to take a relaxing swim.
Today's walk will follow the north-west coastline offering superb views over the sea and the surrounding gulfs and taking us along beautiful beaches.We have the chance to have a picnic lunch followed by a relaxing swim in the crystal clear waters. (4h walking, +250m ascent -250m descent, 8 km)
Free day; option to take a boat excursion, a trip to a nearby village or relax on the nearby beach.
Free Day; spend the day relaxing in the beautiful village of Marciana Marina, by the hotel's pool or take a boat excursion to the beautiful island of Pianosa. Local busses are also a great way to visit nearby villages giving you a chance to experience local culture.
Walk into the heart of Elba, explore abandoned vineyards on the beautiful granite hills before descending to the ideallic beach of Cavoli.
Into the Heart of Elba; after a short transfer our path will then take us through a valley of abandoned vineyards on the picturesque rocky hills. A great chance to explore wild landscapes, interesting rock shelters with deers and mouflons mountain sheep dotted on the horizon on the descent to the ideallic beatch of Cavoli. During dinner a special wine and local products tasting experience will complete your taste of the Island. (4h30 walking, +300m ascent -700m descent, 8 km)
Morning visit to Portoferraio with a city walk to its bastions overlooking the bay. Afternoon transfer to Pisa
Portoferraio; This morning we will discover Portoferraio with a walk from the old city centre to the bastions of the bay. After lunch we board our ferry back to Piombino and transfer to our hotel in Pisa. This evening we will enjoy the last group farwell dinner. (2h00 walking, +150m ascent -150m descent, 3.5 km)
There is an option to extend your stay, Pisa is a wonderful place to spend an extra few days.