1st DAY: In the early afternoon, the group will arrive at the Port of Piombino. Services will start. The boarding pass for the ferry has to be picked up at the Ticket Office of the Moby Lines at the Marine Office. Then the boarding process will start for the bus and the passengers for the Isle of Elba. After approximately one hour, the ferry will arrive in Portoferraio. As soon as the group get off from the ferry, an assistant from our office will be at the port of arrival to deliver the documents necessary during the stay. Accommodation of the group in the preselected hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
2nd DAY: After breakfast, transfer with the bus to Portoferraio or Marciana Marina departure with the boat at 09.30 or 10.00 for an excursion to the isle of Pianosa. At ca 11.00 arrival on the island. Tour of the island with a guide. Visit of the ancient town. Leaving from the church of “San Gaudenzio”, excursion with a bus (if reserved) to reach the top of the “Marchese” located at the extreme Nord of Pianosa. At the golf “della Botte”, the last stop to visit on this island is the prison which was known as the “Villa Agrippa”. This is a prison of maximum security which was used to imprison house mafia bosses before the closing in 1997. Lunch in a restaurant (if reserved) as well as the possibility to go for a swim on the beach of “Cala Giovanna”. Leaving for Pianosa at 5:00 PM and arrive in Marciana Marina at 6:00 PM or in Portoferraio at 6:30 PM (depending on where groups departed from). Return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. Evening with music, if booked, at guests' charge.
3rd DAY: After breakfast, transfer with the bus to Porto Azzurro. At 9:15 AM for an excursion to the isle of Giglio. At 12:00 AM arriving at the port of the Isle of Giglio for a four-hour excursion visiting the whole island. Meeting with the guide. Visit at the island's castle that is a splendid “medieval jewel”, its alley's have arches rich in flowers. Lunch in a restaurant Giglio Castello (if reserved). At 4:00 PM departure from the island's castle and return to the Porto to board the boat and leave for Porto Azzurro. Arriving at 6:45 PM in Porto Azzurro, the group has the chance to visit this nice village dominated by the large Spanish Fort “San Giacomo” which today hosts only prisoners. The port of Porto Azzurro is characterized by the splendid long walk by the sea. Return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. Evening with music, if booked, at guests’ charge.
4th DAY: After breakfast, meeting with the guide and visit the old town of Portoferraio. Visit of the winter residence of Napoleon, Villa “Dei Mulini” and the historic centre of Portoferraio, ancient town enclosed by remarkable and impressive forts. The archaeological church of “Misericordia" can be visited or in alternative the beautiful beach “Le Ghiaie” where legend tells the story of the “Argonauts” driven by “Giasone” while were looking for gold but tired because of the trip they decided to rest on this beach of white pebbles and rocks. Their sweat dripped on the pebbles and discoloured them and turned them from pure white to spotted white rocks. Time for lunch will be given or lunch in a restaurant (if reserved). In the afternoon, transfer to the port of Portoferraio to get the ferry to Piombino. End of Services.