Elba island history
Elba island, an history to discover, your vacation of culture in Tuscany, even with children
Elba island history, enjoy your fascinating holidays in Tuscany full of stories and legends, really interesting also for kids, fun opportunities alternate with real discoveries. Stay at Baia Bianca Suites and join a romantic adventure, you will explore a land full of charm.
Begin your tour of the most beautiful island of Tuscany from the archeological remains of the Bronze Age, then reach the megalithic sites of the Sassi Ritti and the Piana alla Sughera, past settlements inserted into an engaging atmosphere.
The Etruscan civilization is indicated by villages such as Monte Castello and Castiglione di Campo, while the passage of the Romans lives in several charming moods, a "must to visit" in Elba during the holidays.
The island after the advent of Ostrogoths and Longobards, the raids carried out by Saracens, was annexed to the Republic of Pisa, which built many fortress, fortified city and sight towers, a true heritage still visible in many places, starting from Portoferraio. The closed mines remember ancient times and nowadays are places where you can enjoy fun experiences with your children.
Finally, follow the footsteps of Napoleon Bonaparte, here exiled for 10 months in 1814 in the splendid San Martino and Mulini villas, two treasures to be visited.