• Day196

    Elba, Lido de Capoliveri

    October 6, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    We had a long (8hour) but uneventful crossing from mainland Italy to the island of Elba. Elba is famous for Napoleons stay and for its opencast iron ore mines the last one of which closed in 1984. Being cheap skates, well wanting only to pay for marinas when necessary we have headed to the southern edge of the island as strong northerlies forecast for tomorrow, Monday and are anchored off Lido de Capoliveri a bay surrounded by ‘campsites’ for Italians this actually means campervan sites not tents but there are lots of People around enjoying the sunshine.Read more