Visit Elba Island
What to visit on the Elba Island? Begin with the fortifications, authentic architecture of Tuscany
You do not even have to ask what to visit on the Elba Island. Prepare to live a vacation in a small territory littered with bays, coves, medieval villages, museums, countryside vineyards and mining parks able to represent clearly the whole spirit of Tuscany.
This pearl of the Tuscan archipelago has been for a long time a controversial land and for this reason it has many towers and ancient military buildings on the coasts. Visit every fortification, it will be an interesting adventure, capable of revealing features of the entire local context. The centrality due to the mining wealth and the predominance of the island in the sea trade have led to the emergence to build many strongholds over the centuries, in order to protect the treasures accumulated with so much work.
This is why you can visit Etruscan, Pisan, Appian, Medicean, and Spanish fortresses, able today to convey the memories of a time, made of battles, heroic companies, strenuous defenses and acts of resistance.
Among the most important are the Medici rampart, the Volterraio castle, the Linguella tower and the Stella, English and Falcone forts, all set in the Portoferraio area, just few minutes far from Baia Bianca Suites, not to be missed during your stay. Enjoy a journey or a weekend full of landmarks to visit in Tuscany, in an pure corner of heaven.