By car: from the port of Portoferraio follows the indications for the City center and "Le Ghiaie beach", turn on the left and go straight on for about 700 mt. You'll find our Hotel on your left.
You can arrive walking from the port, in about 10 minutes, but please take note that the latest 500 mt are uphill , so it would be better to take a taxi ...
Far just 10 Km from the Mainland and covering an area of 224 Km, Elba is the largest island of Tuscan Archipel.
All the Mediterranean civilizations, through the ages have left a traces of their passages.
After five centuries of Etruscan domination ,remains several necropolis, a few remains of furnaces, numerous "hill villages" integrated into incomparable surroundings.
In 1548 the Medici family and Cosimo 1st fortified the town of Portoferraio a true jewel of military planning. The harmony merging sea, land and architecture was so perfect that the new town was named Cosmopoli ".
Napoleon Bonaparte, left significant traces of his short stay in Elba. He built roads, riorganized the mining economy, increased the production and exportation of the local wines. From an ancient deconsecrated church he made a charming theatre, the actual "Theatre of Vigilanti".
On his return to France for his last fateful hundred days, Napoleon left two Elban residences, both of which are now national museums : "Palazzina dei Mulini" and "Villa di San Martino"