Visitor Information

Elba's  tourist office ( has helpful, up-to-date info on its site. For information about outdoor activities in western Elba, also contact the Casa del Parco, Fortezza Pisana, Marciana ( It's also worth consulting private website Note, too, that all opening hours in Elba are subject to frequent changes from season to season, and year to year.

Festivals & Markets

Elba puts on a wine festival in September or October at Le Ghiaie beach behind Portoferraio. During the July and August high season, every town puts on some sort of small festa; in Marciana Alta, it's an August medieval pageant that robes the locals in costume and fills the streets with artisans offering old-fashioned crafts. Portoferraio's weekly Friday market is held on Viale Zambelli.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.