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Wine & Gastro

Wine trekking

Elba Island

Vineyard trekking to discover the biodiversity of the Elba Island territory. This will be followed by a tasting of locally produced wines and oil to discover their characteristics and links with this beautiful territory. The idea is to taste the wines exactly where they are born.

Duration: approx. 3 hours.

Farm Tasting

Portoferraio - Elba Island

Visit an extraordinary family farmhouse at the top of the hills on the Elba Island, surrounded by nature and with a splendid view of the sea. Taste local specialities produced directly on the farm, such as fresh vegetables from the garden, cheeses, grilled meat, typical Elban dishes, and home-made ice cream and yoghurt.

Duration:2-3 hours approx.

Wine experience

Elba Island

On a 450-hectare estate, explore the wilderness and its private beaches. Take part in a wine tasting and Elban specialities, with a jeep tour through the vineyards. Tuscan wine tasting, with an introduction to the wine-making process and grape drying for Aleatico and gastronomic combination of typical Tuscan flavours: Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil DOP, local salami, cheeses and typical Elban dishes.

Duration: 2-3 hours approx.

Aperitif for sailors

Elba Island

We will organise your landing: a Jeep will meet you at the meeting point to take you on an exploration of the Estate, with its 450 hectares of Mediterranean maquis, vineyards and sheer cliffs. Upon arrival on the roof of the winery, you will be entertained with a private aperitif with wines from the property, gourmet dishes from the restaurant's chef and other local specialities. A magical moment to enjoy with your friends with a breathtaking view of the sea!

Duration 2 hours approx.

Farm wine tasting

Giglio Island

A glass of Ansonaco at sunset: you will experience the pleasure of tasting an authentic product right where it was born, surrounded by a beautiful vineyard in the bay of Campese. Enjoy it accompanied by tasty snacks and a breathtaking sea view.

Duration: 1-2 hours approx.

Local wine and seafood cruditès tasting


In the small port of Capraia Island, in the morning you can buy freshly landed island fish, a selection of quality national fish products, while from 5pm you can enjoy plateaus of crudités and more! Carpaccio, tartare, prawns, oysters and fresh local vegetables, accompanied by excellent local wines. A journey to Capraia through the taste of delicious km0 flavours.

Duration: 2 hours approx.

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Art & Culture

Porto Ferraio tour


The capital of the Island of Elba, offers history enthusiasts surprising traces of the past in Napoleon Bonaparte's residences, various museums and archaeological sites.The guided tour of Portoferraio takes the form of a historical itinerary through the evocative town centre during which the main monuments are visited: the Misericordia church, Fort Stella, the Palazzina dei Mulini, inhabited between 1814 and 1815 by Napoleon, and Fort Falcone.

Duration 2h30

Mining tour with VM90

A mix of culture and fun. On board an 8-seater VM90 military vehicle, we will drive along evocative off-road routes in search of Elba's most famous minerals. We will take you to learn about the history and rich geology of the island of Elba, both outdoors and underground, all while experiencing a real adventure.

Duration 3h

Villa Romana in Giannutri


Little known to tourists, had already been chosen as an ideal place for otium since antiquity. It is one of the most scenic maritime villas in the entire Tuscan archipelago. The visit begins at the bay of Cala Maestra and, following the rocky cliffs and scented paths of the Mediterranean maquis, we reach the remains of the Roman villa built in the first century AD by the powerful Domizi Enobarbi family. The villa consists of several distinct nuclei of structures scattered between the coast and the inland reliefs. The villa is under the protection of the Superintendence and managed by the Tuscan Archipelago National Park. On the seabed in front of the island, some wrecks of merchant ships still lie forgotten, bearing witness to the ancient maritime traffic with the mainland.

Duration: 2 hours approx.

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Nature & Wild Life

Sunrise over the Tuscan Archipelago

Elba Island

This excursion, as well as giving you a beautiful experience of trekking at night, will give you the chance to admire the first light of day from a wonderful place. As the night gives way to light, you will see the sun rise from the shape of the Tuscan coast. Sunrise on a peak, the coolness giving way to the first slight warmth of the day, are unforgettable emotions that you will always carry with you.

Duration: 5 hours approx.

Nordic Walking

Elba Island

Nordic Walking is a simple, fun sport that is suitable for all ages and allows you to combine the positive effects of sport with relax and fun, and the Island of Elba, with its unspoilt paths, its quiet and its colours is the ideal place to practice it. The route begins in San Piero, from the Church of San Nicolò in the direction of Sassi Ritti. This area, as well as being an important testimony to people who lived on Elba thousands of years ago, is also a beautiful panoramic point. Going on, you will reach one of the most important sites on Elba: the ancient granite caves dating back to Roman times. From this panoramic point, the path then descends quickly to Cavoli where you will continue in the direction of San Piero.

Duration: 3 hours approx.

Horseback riding in Maremma


Are you looking for a fun and enjoyable way to spend some time in full contact with nature? A horseback ride in the Uccellina Park to discover the natural beauty and landscape of the Maremma is the answer. The park is characterised by a variety of ecosystems where many plant and animal species find their ideal habitat. You will also have the opportunity to taste the typical dishes of the Maremma tradition surrounded by authentic scents, flavours and landscapes.

Duration: 2 hours approx.

Trekking & Hiking: La Torre di Capodomo

Porto Ercole

One of Argentario's most striking towers thanks to its dominant position, 350 m. above sea level.

From here you can admire the coast and with a clear sky even the islands of Giannutri and Montecristo, a truly wonderful view. 

The tower was part of the defence system of the State of Presidi, although its foundation is much older. You will reach the tower by following a winding path along the ridge of the mountain.

Duration: 2 hours approx.

Capostella trekking tour

Elba Island

Capostella will take you on a journey back in time to the arrival of the first humans on the island, a peninsula populated since ancient times thanks to the presence of water and numerous caves. The low Mediterranean maquis, rich in essential oils and colourful blooms, is the protagonist, along with the crystal-clear sea and the wonderful view of the island of Montecristo. An adventurous walk in the place that Napoleon chose as his personal hunting ground.

Duration: 2-3 hours approx.

E-bike tour & wine tasting

Elba Island

Explore the wildest part of Elba Island: an estate of 450 hectares spread over a vast promontory to the south-east. Enjoy an excursion on board an E-bike, riding along the paths of Monte Calamita. During the breaks, you will enjoy panoramic views of sheer cliffs, natural lakes and ancient pine forests surrounded by Mediterranean maquis. You will pass through one of the highest vineyards on the island of Elba.

After the tour, you can relax with an aperitif while tasting the estate's excellent wine and snacks, admiring the sea from a special viewpoint.

Duration: approx. 3 hours.

Mountain bike tour


The island of Pianosa is one of the jewels of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park. The mountain bike excursion to Pianosa is the most complete and exhaustive experience to get to know and discover the flat island. In 1997, the Pianosa prison was closed. It was founded as an agricultural penal colony in the mid-1800s and in the last 20 years has become a maximum security prison. A flat territory of 10 square km, with a maximum height of 29 m. With the closure of the prison, the island was included in the Tuscan Archipelago National Park. A land rich in history and archaeological evidence, as well as a unique geological environment in the Tuscan archipelago. During the ride you will see the most beautiful places and the most spectacular views of this small island.

Duration: 3 hours approx.

Vineyard trekking

Elba Island

A real journey through time in a place lost between the power of geology and the sweetness of the Mediterranean scrub.
You will travel the history of planet in great leaps to reach the most recent events that have transformed this extraordinary territory: Monte Calamita and its mine.
Between legends, history and nature, you will learn the secrets of the work that leads to the creation of Elban wine flavours.

At the end of the walk, we will reach the panoramic terrace to enjoy an aperitif drinking local wines.

Duration: 2 hours approx.

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Snorkeling & Diving

Nature walk and snorkeling


A day in close contact with nature, both on land in the National Park area and at sea, where the abundance of aquatic life is amazing. You will walk in the inside of the island where you will meet the old buildings of the agricultural penal colony.

During the walk, the guide will talk about the environmental and historical aspects of the island: from the Palaeolithic to the more recent chapter of the prison and then the establishment of the nature reserve. After the walk, you will enjoy the long beach of Cala Giovanna, the starting point of the guided snorkel. You will feel like swimming in an aquarium!

Duration: approx. 3 hours.

Snorkeling on the wreck of the merchant ship "Elviscot"

Elba Island

Snorkeling on the wreck of the motor vessel Elviscot is a unique and very fascinating experience; one of the few opportunities in Italy to be able to see the remains of a ship with just the use of mask, snorkel and fins. In 1972, a 62-metre Italian merchant ship en route between Naples and Marseille collided and sank near the Ogliera rock, in front of the village of Pomonte. Over the years, the large iron skeleton became home to thousands of fish.

Thanks to the exceptional transparency of the water and the presence of hundreds of fish, it is the most interesting place on the island for snorkeling lovers.

Starting by swimming directly from the beach with an expert guide, you will reach the Ogliera rock and start swimming on the wreck among the many fish - a truly unique experience!

Duration: 1-2 hours approx.

Elba, Pianosa and Capraia diving experience

Are you an experienced diving lover or have you always dreamt of diving but don't have a certification? Whatever the answer is, you can choose the type of dive that suits you best, guided by expert dive instructors, from more than 30 diving spots. The Island of Elba offers a protected environment and allows for interesting marine encounters among splendid seabeds. Pianosa offers an almost untouched marine ecosystem and Capraia is rich in shoals and walls, all characterised by an abundance of fish and incredibly beautiful rocky seabeds.

Duration: 3-5 hours approx.

Kayak & Snorkeling

Elba Island

To the pleasure of coastal exploration aboard a kayak you will combine the fascination of swimming with mask and snorkel to see the rich underwater life. After a brief demonstration of how best to steer the kayak, your guide will take you to the ideal spot for snorkeling: a small bay surrounded by rocks and sheltered from the currents, making the water even clearer. Fascinating underwater life awaits you!

Duration: approx. 2 hours

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Porto Ferraio and San Giovanni spa tour

Elba Island

The guided tour of Portoferraio consists of a historical itinerary through the picturesque town centre, during which the main monuments are visited. Short trip by reserved minibus to Terme di San Giovanni.The San Giovanni Thermal Baths are located in an enchanting and extraordinarily panoramic position opposite the Darsena Medicea (Medicean Dockyard) of Elba's main town. The thermal facility is surrounded by a large park, overlooking the sea and shaded by eucalyptus, palm and tamarisk trees, and stands on a natural basin from which a silt with high therapeutic potential is extracted, making this establishment the only thalassotherapy centre in the Western Mediterranean. In the elegant Wellness Centre, one has access to the Thermarium, the ideal place to devote oneself to complete relaxation of body and mind: Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, hydromassage pool, emotional shower, indoor and outdoor relaxation area, herbal tea corner. In addition to the 'Salt Room' where just one session is enough to enjoy the same benefits as three days at sea.

Duration: approximately 4 hours (2 hours tour + 2 hours spa break)

Thermal spas in Tuscany

Tuscany is a wonderful land, rich in architectural and artistic wonders, but also a land rich in natural resources. In fact, Tuscany is the region that boasts the highest number of spas in Italy, thanks to the presence of numerous water springs whose temperature ranges between 25° and 54°, famous throughout the world and since antiquity. We leave the final choice up to you and suggest a list of the most beautiful spas in Tuscany. We will then organise all the services for you to make these moments of relaxation unforgettable.The Terme di Saturnia are probably the best-loved spas in Tuscany. We are in the heart of the Maremma, immersed in unspoilt nature. Here, wellness is everywhere. A day at the Terme di Saturnia and you can say goodbye to accumulated stress for a while. If you are looking for an exclusive place with pools, whirlpools and mud baths, this is the place for you. The Petriolo thermal baths, set in a landscape of breathtaking beauty, together with those of Saturnia, are the most renowned in Tuscany. If you choose to spend some time here, get ready to relax in close contact with nature, surrounded by woods and streams. Siena is very close, so if you feel like visiting, this is the right opportunity. Among the most suggestive, the Terme di Bagno Vignoni will leave you speechless. The thermal waters of these spas flow into an immense Romanesque pool in the town square. The charm of Bagno Vignoni is irresistible, here time seems to stand still. A stone's throw from Bagno Vignoni are the Bagni San Filippo, another small thermal resort perfect for those who want to treat themselves to a few hours of pure relaxation. The Bagni di San Filippo spa is located in the Val d'Orcia Park, in a place characterised by suggestive limestone deposits formed by the hot sulphurous thermal waters.Close to the border with Umbria is San Casciano dei Bagni, a place with more than forty thermal springs that gush out at an average temperature of 40°. In addition to the San Casciano dei Bagni thermal baths, which are well worth a stop, the town of San Casciano is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and a pleasant walk before or after the thermal baths is well worth it!In the province of Livorno are the splendid Terme di Sassetta. The pools of the Terme di Sassetta are fed with thermal water from the Val di Cornia and are surrounded by wonderful chestnut and oak forests. A place immersed in the wild nature of the Alta Maremma hills where you can enjoy immense wellbeing.

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