Elba island distinctiveness and attractiveness cannot be limited to its position between the Tyrrhenian and the Ligurian Seas, boasting a mediterranean climate. Elba has a very rich historical and natural reservoir. Elba's history stretches back to pre-Roman times, when it was settled by Ligures and then Etruscans, and is still manifested in its hilltop towns, castles and narrow streets. However, it is more commonly known to tourists for its wines, blue azure waters and beautiful pristine coastline. Yachat charter from Elba offers exceptional sailing adventures towards the coastal cities of Tuscany or even towards Corsica which is 30 miles to the west.
Salivoli only 5 NM away from Elba is a good location to start a yacht charter to the Tuscan Archipelago. The marina is brand new, with 450 berths, restaurants, bars and a small supermarket, and all this just a short walk from the centre of Piombino. For people who want to discover the rich culture and archeological treasures of Tuscany, Salivoli is ideal. You can visit the farmhouses of Maremma country and archeological sites of Populonia and the wine cellars where some of the most famous wines in the world are produced, Brunello di Montalcino, Sassicaia and Chianti.