The Island of Elba is a perfect destination for those who love riding a bicycle, thanks to its windy and therefore not sultry climate. Many are the slopes to cope with and trails to choose.Everyone can manage to circumnavigate this Island! Click on here for details!
Rio Marina: the village is located on the eastern side of the island in a small inlet surrounded by hills whose soil, that is red because of the oxide of iron, reminds the rich mining past. In this area the iron had been extracted from the mines since the time of the Etruscans and it was, along with fishing, the main activity of the inhabitants until a few years ago. Nowadays Rio Marina is a seaside resort equipped for the needs of tourism. Its municipality was formed in 1882, keeping apart from Rio nell´ Elba with which it still shares the story.
PLACES OF HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INTEREST The Bell Tower The Mineral Museum situated in the city hall, presenting 700 different minerals from the island. The Mineral Park of Elba
EXCURSIONS The iron mines of Rio Marina The panoramic road of Porticciolo The Giove Tower Monte Grosso mountain The island of Palmaiola The small island dei Topi The island dei Cerboli.