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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
In the beautiful island of Elba for a seaside vacation, relaxation, nature and culture, the apartment can accommodate ELBA to give you a beautiful memory of the Italian sea
ELBA The Apartment is situated in the center of the village of Marciana Marina, Elba Island, one of the most beautiful places of this Italian island. A holiday in the quiet, to enjoy the Italian sun, beautiful sand beaches, gravel and rocks. The distance from the sea is about 300 meters (7-8 minutes walking)
The Apartment Elba is as follows:
first big entry room, kitchen-dining area, where over the kitchen there is a sofa bed in a square and a half. After you enter the room with double bed and a bunk bed with two single seats. Finally small closet where you enter the bathroom with shower, washbasin, bidet, cabinet shelf, etc..
ELBA is a restricted area outside the apartment, shared with the other apartments, and garden space. Approximately 450 square meters of green space.
Can get to the entrance of the apartment by car for loading and unloading the day of arrival and departure. Other days you can park your car in the parking place in front of the building.
The island is a necessary means to move the car.
From North Italy take direction from Genoa and Livorno to Piombino where after boarding the ferry company or Toremar Navarma. Landed on the island: for direction from Portoferraio Marciana Marina.
If you arrive by plane: From Pisa Livorno direction after the line as above.
And 'realistically difficult to find a place as small as Elba, that has a historical and cultural heritage of great wealth.
A story that begins with the Argonauts and Porto Argo (as it was known Portoferraio in mythological legends) continues with the Etruscans, who first exploited the rich deposits of iron, then give way to the Romans.
Next was the Medici, who built massive fortifications on the island to protect the bloody assaults of the terrible pirates Saracens up to the Napoleonic period, where despite his brief exile, the French emperor left the island a ' indelible imprint of his genius.
All this is still partly alive in this extraordinary piece of land in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
But the wealth of the Elbe is not only nature but also history and culture should not miss the traditional folk festivals, some of which are extraordinarily beautiful, like the Legend of the commemoration held in Capoliveri July 14 of each year and the Grape Festival.
There are also numerous in the summer events and outdoor performances. Fireworks, festivals, open air cinema, concerts, theatrical performances and literary prizes.
The visit of the aquarium and wildlife museum island of Elba.
Possibility of rental karts for fun. Asphalt runway of 600 meters fully protected. The area has a large car park, bar, restaurant, pizzeria, music and entertainment.
Various playground for children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Beach of Crocetta|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6|
About this location
The Tuscany region
Little less than 30.000 inhabitants, 224 square kilometers of surface,
147 communal kilometers of coastal development, 8 administrations.
They are these numbers of the Island of Elba, vezzosamente called "
the pearl of the Tyrrhenian one, third island of Italy by extension
and the greater one between the smaller islands of the Country.
Its position, of forehead to the Tuscany coast, to 10 kilometers (less
than an hour than ferry) from Piombino, renders it raggiungibile, is
easy that it is come from south, is that instead it is come from
north. The great beauty of the island has made sà¬ that it has
become, in the decades from the post-war period in then, more and more
tourist zone of pregio. Very connected to the continent from great
ferries, above all in the beautiful season, Elba has also an airport
near Navy of Field, elbano common second after capoluogo the
That the great treasure of the From Tuscany Archipelago is its sea...
is even useless to say it. It instead deserves to evidence as of great
beauty they are also the collinari centers, in some of which, to Elba,
can be quite perceived typical atmospheres of the montani places. E'
this the case of Marciana, to ridosso of the mount Huts, the greater
summit of the island with its 1019 meters of height.
Much ancient, the village of Marciana offers to the visitor
suggestions all particular, thanks to its alleys, its panoramas
mozzafiato, its botteghe craftsmen. All this then is enriched from
evocative atmospheres and the never banal manifestations, cultural and
not, than they are ollowed to you in the summery season. Minor
fascination however is not also Capoliveri, in the opposite depositor
of the island. Various for history and traditions from Marciana,
Capoliveri does not offer less sure, indeed it is between the elbane
localities with greater potentialities: immense, varied a territory
and beautiful, much splendid spiagge, reefs and inner zones still
River in Elba is the third common one to collinare, anch' it to the
standard of that typical made architecture of alleys that they are
chased and ends of other times. Of Field in Elba and Portoferraio we
have already said something. We add that Portoferraio, beyond that
capoluogo, is also center of all the services and the greater part of
the companies of the tourist induced one, while Field in vacationing
Elba is the common one that ago to record the greater affluence of and
where the greater number of receptive structures and premises of
entertainment is found.
Finally Port Azzurro and Marine Marciana, two common similar ones for
sure backs, much different under other aspects. Both with little
extended communal territories (therefore also with little spiagge),
make to record but a number of tourist presences considerable thanks
to their evocative historical centers and... to the always modest
distances to Elba.
A splendid crystalline sea, a variety of landscapes that often is
strange, remarkable wealth of flora and fauna on a territory, all
adding, respected. These the greater dowries of the Island of Elba.
And it is just the atmosphere, remained cleaned up in rather
satisfactory way, one of best business cards of the Tuscany Island. Of
the rest, the presence of the National Park of the From Tuscany
Archipelago makes to hope that all that is true also in future.
Sour and strong, also and above all in the scenes navy, the island
offers particular suggestions in spring above all, but also in autumn
and during the not long winter it is a true paradise under the
climatic profile and acclimatizes them. Its people are accommodate
them and likeable with the visitor, the kitchen, typically
duffle-coat, is rich of sapori. Of the summer neanche we say, goes
without saying that it is taken of onslaught from a multitude of
tourists, is Italians who foreign. We said instead of the atmosphere,
of as it has been respected... This is substantially true, even if
must say it until in bottom: they are not lacked neanche to Elba the
unfortunate choices. Fortunately the cases are little and go back to
the decades pass to you. One of the main problems of the Island
instead consists in the fragmentation of the territory in 8 Communal
Administrations, coordinated (when Montana Community is possible) from
one. This cause often serious difficulties if draft to make precise
and brave choices. The accounts in fact with various points of view
must be made, often difficult to conciliate.
Logical therefore that of it is derived great difficulty in deciding,
above all on burning topics and collectives which the management and
the smaltimento of the refusals and like making forehead to the
deficiency of the water resource in summer. The practicability finally
goes improving and the health, to Elba, gives the demanded guarantees.
Until the '50s 1 centers on the west coast of the island were not served by roads, but only by footpaths suitable for wagons or mule: Marciana Marina has therefore close to ancient times a strong bond with the sea. Sailors and mariners commanders have beaten the world's oceans aboard sailing ships and steamships: in distant countries, particularly Argentina and Venezuela, many families reside locally sourced.
Fishing in the trap of the 'Bathroom' formed until a few decades ago, a traditional activity. 1 tuna, forced into a complex system of fixed networks, they were finally caught in the bloody "slaughter" and then processed Enfola.
Marciana Marina boasts a Circolo Nautico for efficiency and competence on par with the most renowned Italian associations: every year, in addition to educational activities and services for the well-equipped tourist port, are organized regattas and events of international importance.
Fresh because of the north and never crowded, the beaches of the town of Marciana Marina are characterized particularly by the water clean. The steep cliffs and dense vegetation impose a very nice walk to get to the dramatic cliffs of the Cove and the Cove, to the west of the country. Behind the houses we find the beaches 'towns' of Fenicetta, Phoenicia (behind the Tower of Pisa) and the port, much frequented by the residents. Along the coast that goes towards Procchio (where beautiful villas overlooking the sea surrounded by oak forest) will open the clear coves among the rocks of the spreader, Schioppo, the bathroom, the Sprizze and, in view of the islet Pauline of Redinoce, the only reachable by car. The other you get off the main road with short paths.
Tradition and culture
Marciana Marina has managed to retain the flavor of ancient traditions, as evidenced by events such as the patronal feast of St. Clare (to whom the church is dedicated), which takes place in mid-August and, involving the whole country, culminating in a spectacular procession of lighted boats in the waters of the harbor. The link with a past in which centuries of history and popular culture have woven the fabric of society and urban sturdy and supportive, it's easy to feel walking on the promenade lined with tamarisk trees, or in the narrow streets that lead nell'intemo, between the 'closed', the precious little jealously plots of land enclosed by strong walls and cultivated with care.
No less than the old farming traditions is the influence of Marciana Marina has exercised the sea. The abundance of prey and the protected harbor have always favored the practice of fishing: in times of plenty of oily fish, went as far as to the beautiful bay Marinese even boats ponzesi and Sicily.
The premises were devoted mainly to the coastal fishing using boats built in the shipyards of the country: the robust 'scìapichelli', with 6-8 sailors on board, they were used to drop into the harbor, long nets, which were then retrieved from the ground with the help of family and friends, among whom was divided their catch.
The mariners, always skilled navigators and sailors on cargo vessels trading with the mainland, towards the end of the 800 began to attend schools and academies nautical. Captains and admirals famous bear family names, and home is not difficult to find traces of travel to distant lands: the services Tearoom Chinese porcelain on display in the salons to unusual frescoes depicting exotic landscapes on the walls of the rooms.
About painting, is to remember the stays of Llewelyn Lloyd, the great landscape that during the first years of '900 immortalized splendid views of the island. The school of painters includes mariners still valid exponents and the country has a characteristic square dedicated to the artists on the waterfront, home, during the summer, in numerous exhibitions. Walking through the narrow alleys of the old, then, it is not uncommon to come across discrete and showcases displaying immaculate craftsmanship of great value, objects of art, antiques and fashion clothing.
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