Explore Tuscany biggest National Park by Land and Sea
Elba island, close to the gems of Lucca, Pisa and Florence is one of Italy’s best-kept secret and the perfect base for an active holiday in Tuscany. From the top of Monte Capanne (1119m) to the bottom of the sea exploring the marine natural reserve our multisport adventure concentrate the best of what the island has to offer as of outdoor activities. Get into the action and join us to explore this pearl of the Tyrhenian sea!
- Explore an hidden gem of the Mediterranean
- Stay in luxurious accomodation on the beach
- Hike, Bike, Dive/Snorkel, Kayak, Yoga
- Experience Tuscany by sea and land
- 5 wonderful days on the idyllic Elba Island
- Delicious home-coocked Italian cuisine
- 5 days filled with the best of the outdoors
- Relax on the white sand of Biodola Beach
- All breakfasts and lunches, 3 dinners
- 1 wine tastings, 1 cooking class
- All accommodation
- All transport and listed activities
- Tour leader throughout
- Travel insurance
- Visas or vaccinations
- Arrival & departure transfers (available on request)
- Single accommodation (available on request) Compulsory supplement
Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 5:30 PM.
After meeting with you trip leader in Pisa hop in the shuttle for a short transfer (1h30) to Piombino where you embark the ferry to Elba Island. Go straight into the action and meet with your diving instructor. This first adventure is dedicated to the TRY SCUBA DIVING. Everyone can try to dive in safety, a real dive with a dedicated instructor. An unforgettable experience. All equipment is included and there’s no need to have diving certification. After the try everybody will be guided to a snorkeling activity to discover the underwater wonders of the Marine Natural Reserve of Elba. Regular scuba diving activity will be possible for certificated participants. Transfer by boat to your hotel and join our welcome cocktail to get your first tasting of flavors and aromas of this enchanting piece of Tuscany. Overnight in Biodola.
- Try scuba diving & snorkeling 3h
- Diving (only for certificated participants) 3h
Start your day by warming up your muscles joining our optional yoga class before breakfast. Transfer to the West of the island to the Medieval town of Marciana. This morning we are going to hike to the top of the highest peak of the island, Monte Capanne (1119m) and enjoy incredible sceneries of the 7 islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. After fueling up with your a tasty pack lunch continue hiking by granite cliffs and through the lush mediterranean vegetation to reach one of the most suggestive beach of Elba, Fetovaia. Enjoy a well deserved break on the beach and relax into this unique and natural beauty. Shuttle back to the hotel and get ready for your cooking class. Overnight in Biodola.
- Hiking 12 km, total ascent: 683, total descent: 1052m
Start your day by stretching joining our optional yoga class before breakfast. Hop in the shuttle for a short transfer to Marciana Marina and meet with your kayak instructor. After a safety briefing let's begin our one day adventure on sea-kayaks. During the trip the instructor gives technical tips about the handling of the sea-kayak: it’ll be both an experience of a real school practice and an adventure trip. Fine white and gold sand, shinning pebbles and chrystal clear turquoise water, this unique kayak journey will bring you along the coast all the way back to your hotel. Overnight in Biodola.
- Sea-Kayak 4,5 hours
Feeling sore this morning? Join your optional yoga class before breakfast to feel ready for one more full day of adventure. After a good breafast enjoy a short warm up hike to our bike staging area. After our safety briefing, let's start our e-bike exploration of the East side of the island where all the iron mines where once located. We will ride on untraficcked picturesque asphalted roads along the coast accross quaint little villages like Rio Elba and Cavo. Stop on the way for a scrumptius lunch in a local restaurant. After this rewarding break continue riding to Porto Azzuro. Explore the town and why not tasting a gelato, or two, before getting back on your bike for the last stretch of our trip? Finish riding once you reach the farm sourrounded by vineyards and meet with the farmer for a wine tasting followed by a delicious meal made of local products. Shuttle back to the hotel after dinner. Overnight in Biodola.
- Hiking 2.3km, total ascent: 82m, total descent: 63m
- E-biking 59km, total ascent: 1280m, total descent: 1344m
Join once more your optional yoga class before your last breakfast. This morning we hike from our hotel to the "capital" of the island, Portoferraio. Once we get to the old city you can decide if you want to follow our 1h30 guided tour of the center to understand the history hidden behind the renaissance bastions and the imperial residence or, if you prefer, enjoy some free time to explore at your own pace. We will all meet again for lunch at a cute little restaurant where we will once again savour together the island fresh delicacies. This afternoon we will embark the ferry back to Piombino and shuttle to Pisa to wrap-up our lifetime adventure in Elba. From there feel free to flight back home or extend your stay. Pisa is a wonderful place to spend an extra few days.
- Hiking 7.1km, total ascent: 227m, total descent: 231m
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