There are many reasons that attract tourists to Tuscany. The history, the culture, the artistic beauties, the culinary traditions, the wine, the landscape. Or rather, the landscapes. Yes, because Tuscany alternates, not far from each other, suggestive and often completely opposite landscapes. Worthy of note is the wonderful Tuscan Archipelago, among whose islands we find Elba. Discovering this multifaceted destination on a private boat tour is undoubtedly one of the best options. In this way, you will be able to see beaches and coves from a different perspective. If you are lucky, you can even spot dolphins. Continue reading our article to find out more about the program of our Private Motorboat Tour on the Island of Elba.
Private day tour by motor boat to discover Elba
A private and authentic tour
Stop and free time in Porto Azzurro
Swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the island
Free cancellation up to 14 days before
|DEPARTURE PLACE||Scarlino / Punta Ala|
|DEPARTURE TIME||10:00 am (subject to confirmation) every day|
|DURATION||About 7 hours|
|NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS||8 at the most|
|SERVICES INCLUDED|| Skipper
Motor boat tour
|SERVICES NOT INCLUDED|| Tips
Fuel (approximately 300 euros)
Aperitif on board (on request)
800 euros to be divided with the number of people
* Tour 100% refundable in case of adverse weather conditions and consequent cancellation of the boat trip.
The Tuscan archipelago
A romantic legend hovers around the formation of the seven islands that make up the archipelago. In an attempt to reach her lover Eros, after having just emerged from the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the goddess Aphrodite lost her necklace. The seven pearls that constituted it fell into the sea, thus becoming the seven islands of today: Elba , Lily , Capraia , Montecristo , Pianosa , Giannutri is Gorgona. In addition to these, islands such as islands belong to the archipelago Palmaiola , Cerboli and the Ants of Grosseto and various rocks and shoals outcropping nearby.
Each island represents a world of its own, distinguished by morphology, history and character. However, to unite this vast territory is the National park established in 1966 , which aims to protect and safeguard this incredible natural heritage. The National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago it covers a total of 17694 land hectares and 61474 marine hectares. In fact, the archipelago is the largest marine protected area in Europe thanks to an agreement between the Principality of Monaco, France and Italy: the Pelagos cetacean sanctuary.
2 days on the island of Elba by private motor boat
If you are interested in a package that includes the boat tour for two days and accommodation for one night on the boat or Hotel / B & B on the Island of Elba, check the itinerary here
The island of Elba
With an extension of 22,350 hectares, the Island of Elba represents the largest of the Archipelago. It is also the third Italian island by extension after Sardinia and Sicily. It is divided into eight municipalities: Campo nell’Elba , Capoliveri , Marciana , Marciana Marina , Porto Azzurro , Portoferraio , Rio Marina is Rio nell’Elba .
The Elban territory is mainly mountainous and hilly, with flat areas mostly close to the southern coast. The Monte Capanne, with its 1019 meters of height, it is the highest peak. When the weather permits, from its top it is possible to admire a breathtaking panorama with a 360 ° view of the surroundings. This area is well suited for hiking. Precisely for this reason we mentioned it in our blog talking about most beautiful walks in Tuscany (article in English). It is possible to reach the top of the mountain through various hiking trails, as well as thanks to the cable car two-seater from Marciana, open in summer.
The uniqueness of the Elban landscapes
Like the other islands, Elba stands out for unique landscapes and a story in itself. Over the centuries, many peoples and cultures have inhabited the island. The Etruscans exploited the numerous steel mines, as did the Romans. The latter also discovered the therapeutic benefits of Elban muds. Also there Maritime Republic of Pisa , the family of Doctors and the Spaniards dominated these lands. In fact, still today there are many visible traces left by these peoples. Finally Napoleon lived his first exile here.
On the official site of tourism in Elba you can find more information on what to visit: from mines to the remains of prehistoric, Etruscan, Roman and medieval buildings, to the Napoleonic residence now used as a museum.
The island of Elba also boasts one unparalleled variety of beaches along its rugged coastline. A coast rich in inlets, hidden caves and wild coves . All this you can appreciate perfectly on board our private boat tour to the Island of Elba.
Motor boat excursion along the Elban coasts
Il Tour Privato in Barca a motore all’Isola d’Elba vi permette di ammirare questo gioiello della costa toscana da una prospettiva diversa, affidandovi alle mani di uno skipper che vi mostrerà angoli paradisiaci altrimenti non contemplabili in un tour a piedi dell’isola. Docking in the characteristic harbor of Porto Azzurro is an experience in itself, with a suggestive view of the pastel-colored houses, the characteristic alleys, the square and the Spanish Fort of San Giacomo.
Before arriving in Porto Azzurro, however, we will stop in a splendid cove for a few dives in the crystal clear waters. The tour includes free time in the village and a stop at Lacona beach along the southern coast.
The beach of Lacona on the Island of Elba
Lacona is just one of the many beaches on the island. However, it is one of the largest in terms of extension, ideal both for families with children and for young athletes . In fact, the beach is well equipped with bathing establishments, bars, hotels, restaurants and kiosks for sports activities. We are located in the deepest gulf of the Elban coast (about 3 km). The water level is quite low near the shoreline, only to rise at a distance of several meters.
In front of the Lacona beach, it is possible to enjoy a privileged view of the island of Montecristo. Lacona is distinguished from other beaches by the uniqueness of its protected environment. The white lily still grows on its dunes, once widespread throughout the Mediterranean.
What to see in Porto Azzurro
The characteristic village of Porto Azzurro overlooks the Gulf of Mola . It used to be called Porto Longone . Its name was changed only in 1947, with a much clearer reference to the tones of its wonderful waters. Among the attractions of Porto Azzurro, we cannot forget the delightful square overlooking the sea. Matteotti Square now represents the meeting place for locals and non-locals. It is also home to numerous cultural and musical events, especially during the summer season.
The Fortress (Ex Forte San Giacomo) is an evident trace of the Spanish domination. Just 3 km from the center is also the Sanctuary of the Madonna di Monserrato , which preserves the image of Black Madonna . It is a clear reference to that of the Spanish monastery of Montserrat, near Barcelona. In addition, the Church dedicated to San Giacomo Maggiore and that of Madonna del Carmine.
Customizable boat program
As with all our proposals, it is always possible to customize the program according to tastes and needs. For example, for those who wish, we can extend the duration of the tour. So you will have more time to visit the island or to circumnavigate it in its entirety. An idea could be to stay overnight on board or in a hotel. With more time available we can take you to discover other coves and beaches along the coast. If you are passionate about diving, we can show you interesting wrecks such as the one from Pomonte.
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Terms And Conditions
- Il pagamento del deposito del 50% è richiesto al momento della prenotazione.
- Il pagamento può essere effettuato tramite carta di credito, paypal oppure bonifico bancario
- La prenotazione sarà ritenuta confermata tramite mail al ricevimento del pagamento.
- Il saldo sarà effettuato direttamente il giorno dell'escursion in contanti oppure entro 14 giorni dal giorno dell'escurisone tramite carta di credito, bonifico bancario o paypal
- Nessun onere di cancellazione ovvero cancellazione free e restituzione dell'intero ammontare della cifra pagata a titolo di deposito, per cancellazioni eseguite prima dei 14 giorni dalla data dell'escursione.
- Il 100% sarà trattenuto per cancellazioni effettuate nei 14 giorni antesedenti la data del tour.
- No charge for cancellations made with at least 48 hours prior notice.
- Deposit 50% is required at reservation time, by credit card or paypal (in both case 4% more) in order to guarantee your reservation.
- Due payment may be made in cash in EURO the day of the tour or 14 days in advance by the same process (credit card or paypal). Terms of cancellations:
- There will be a full charge to your deposit for bookings canceled less than 14 days prior or for no-shows.
- No charge for cancellations made with at least 14 days prior notice. VERY IMPORTANT
- Itinerary is subject to modify in order to weather conditions.
- In 24 hours you will receive a confirmation email/sms about weather conditions on your day tour. In case of bad weather conditions you can reschedule another day in base your and owner availability. In case we are not albe to find an available day or in case continue bad weather conditions we will refund 100% of your amount
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