Seven islands lie off the coast of the maremma, like natural oasis in the crystal clear waters. The smallest islands make up the northern and southern points of the Tuscan Archipelago. Still bays, Mediterranean macchia, picturesque beaches, as well as unique flora and fauna all invite you to relax.
The mild climate, secluded bays and magnificent flora all make Elba an ideal destination. more
Crystal clear waters surround the second largest Tuscan island, almost 20 kilometres separate it from the mainland. In addition to beautiful beaches and excellent diving areas, Isola di Giglio offers wild nature, which is ideal for taking long walks and hikes. more
The legendary count is more famous than the island itself. Alexandre Dumas' novel The Count of Montecristo made the small island world-famous. In 1971, the uninhabited Isola di Montecristo was given protection as a nature reservation. more
Even during the classical antiquity, the Island of Capraia, situated north of Elba, was lived on and fought over. It was used as a penal colony until the 1980s. Today, Capraia is an idyllic nature reservation, holiday island and diving paradise. more
Shaped like a half moon, the island of Giannutri will bedazzle you with its unique underwater world and the ruins of imposing Roman villas. The rough rocky coast of the most southern Tuscan island sinks only twice, to form accessible bays. more
The most northerly and at only 2,5 square kilometres, the smallest island of the Tuscan archipelago, Gorgona lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Unlike the neighbouring islands, Gorgona houses a high security prison to this day. more
For 150 years, the 10 squared kilometre large Island of Pianosa was a well-secured penal colony. Since the year 2000, monks on Pianosa have been practicing biological agriculture. The flatness of the island is almost striking; the highest point only reaches 30 metres. more
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