Best things to do at the Island of Elba with kids

The island of Elba offers many activities for families with
children. From wide beaches with shallow waters to
engaging excursions, Elba is a holiday destination that
meets everyone’s needs.

A beach holiday with children at the island of Elba? No
problem! Many of the sandy beaches on the island are
suitable for the very young ones, too.
For instance, Cavoli and Biodola beaches, with their shallow waters even at some distance from the shore and sheltered from dangerous
currents, are safe and enchanting places to have fun with
kids. If you are lucky, you can even spot some marine
With children, you might consider a beach offering
protection from the sun and the amenities of a beach resort:
Lacona beach and the very extensive lido of Marina di
Campo are excelling in comforts.

But the island of Elba offers much more. For example, your
kids can spend a fun and exciting day playing the little
explorers at the Rio Marina Mining Park or in the
underground mines of Capoliveri.
For children who love nature in all its shades, the Butterfly
or the Marina di Campo aquarium – both rich in
local fauna – are a must-see; the extraordinary
mineralogical museums, full of strange and colorful rocks
are also worth a visit.

Cultural, yet fun, experiences are also possible on the island
of Elba: museums dedicated to Napoleon, ancient
fortresses, old buildings surrounded by greenery and
sanctuaries hidden in the mountains: save a day to discover
the secrets and art of other times!
To discover the beautiful views of Elba or enjoy the scents
of the Mediterranean scrub, you can dedicate a day to
hiking, trekking – or even Nordic Walking, if you are
particularly organized.
There are numerous easy trails, suitable for familes, such
– From Lacona to Capo Stella
– From Porto Azzurro to Barbarossa
– Around the Enfola promontory
– A nice ride on the Monte Capanne cable car is also
unmissable, to admire the majestic landscapes of the
Tuscan Archipelago (recommended in the late afternoon).

Are you planning to spend a holiday with your little ones?

Whatever your family’s vacation style, Elba will not
disappoint you. Come discover the treasure island!

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