History of Elba
Elba is Italy's largest island after Sicily and Sardinia. It belongs in the Tuscan Archipelago along with 6 more islands, Pianosa, Giannutri, Capraia, Gorgona, Giglio and Montecristo. Elba is also belonging in the Tuscan Archipelago National Park which is the largest marine park in the entire Europe. The island has a very rich history, going back in decades. It is famous as Napoleon Bonaparte's place of exile during 1814. There, you can find many ancient ruins from the tribes that passed through. Archeological museums, fortresses and glorious monuments can be found all over the island. Elba provides long beaches with clear waters along with beautiful mountain peaks which offer panoramic views. In general, Elba is the right place for those who like diversity and it will definitely keep them busy for a few days.