1st DAY: In the afternoon or night 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 in the inside of the Marine Office. Then the boarding will start for the bus and the passengers for the isle of Elba. After approximately one hour the ferry will arrive in Portoferraio. After leaving the ferry, an assistant from our office will be at the port of arrival to deliver the documents necessary during your stay. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
2nd DAY: This day is dedicated to tour the island. After breakfast, meeting with the guide and visit at the Museum of Napoleon in San Martino (*). At the “Grotte” it is possible to take a break to admire the marvellous view of the coast of Portoferraio and visit, by choice, the ruins of the old villa from the imperial roman age. The group then will aim for the direction of Porto Azzurro and take a break at the agricultural facility “SAPERETA” in Mola where the group can taste free of charge local wines and typical local products of Elba. A gift package will be given to the group. Arriving in Porto Azzurro they will walk through the old town where the Spanish Fort of San Giacomo can be seen and today it is only occupied by prisoners. The walk by the water offers a fantastic view. Just a little outside the village is the “Piccola Mineria” that has a mineral and hard stone laboratory as well as a reconstructed Etruscan Mineral Museum. The Museum shows its own interpretation of a mine on Elba of how a mine was in it's time period. By choice, a little train “Trenino della Miniera” can be used to experience first hand the life of a local Miner. The tour show old machineries and minerals, etc. In addition, each participant will receive a small and generous souvenir. Lunch is on your own leisure or lunch in restaurant (if reserved). The afternoon will be spend by observing the natural beauties and villages of the island. With little breaks along the way and an itinerary of visiting or passing: Procchio, Little isle of Paolina, Marciana Marina with a break at the port which is dominated by a “Pisan” Tower of the XII age. If the group is interested, a visit can be arranged at the perfume laboratories of “Profumi dell'Elba” were perfumes are made with essences of flowers and plants exclusively picked from the island. Continuing to Marina di Campo, Procchio , Marmi, the airport or through Poggio, Marciana Alta, Sant'Andrea, Chiessi, Pomonte, Fetovaia, Cavoli. The aquarium of Elba is in close range of Marina di Campo: one of most complete aquarium of the Mediterranean which hosts more than 150 species of animals and marine organism that live in 50 tubs. Returning to the Hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. Evening with Music upon request for an additional fee (reservation required).
3rd 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” were the legend tells the story of the “Argonauts” driven by “Giasone” while searching for gold but tired of the trip they decided to rest on this beach of white pebbles and rocks. Their sweat dripped on the pebbles and discolour them and turned them from pure white to spotted white rocks. Lunch is on your own leisure or lunch in restaurant (if reserved). In the early afternoon, the group will proceed to Rio Marina to visit the Mineral Museum of the island with the possibility of reserving a guide (*). A walk on the beach will follow the visit at the Museum until reaching the tower of “Rio Marina” were, weather permitting, the islands of Cerboli, Palmaiola and the Tuscan coast can be seen. Visit of the oratory of San Rocco (XVI). Returning to the hotel for dinner and for the night. Evening with Music upon request for an additional fee (reservation required).
4th DAY: After breakfast, the group will go to Portoferraio and will start the boarding process for the bus and the passengers to Piombino. End of our services.
(*) Admission tickets are not included.