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Miniere di Capoliveri

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Window into life on the island

We visited Museo delle Miniere di Capoliveri and also took the Safari in Miniera tour for only 20... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2019
Amanda81755
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Townsville, Australia
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Very nice trip in the heart of the Earth

From billing shop they take you via bus to the mines (6 km). Mines are very fascinating and despite... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
HenryVenice
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Jun 2, 2019
“Window into life on the island”
Aug 27, 2018
“Very nice trip in the heart of the Earth”
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L'unica miniera sotterranea dell'Isola d'Elba. Un viaggio emozionante nella storia di Capoliveri, attraverso le gallerie dove hanno duramente lavorato i minatori, per estrarre i minerali di ferro usati nelle migliori acciaierie italiane fino al 1980.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza del Cavatore 1, 57031, Capoliveri, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

We visited Museo delle Miniere di Capoliveri and also took the Safari in Miniera tour for only 20 euros each. The tour included time at the museum before we jumped into the ex military Jeep for a joy ride around the steep paths in the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

From billing shop they take you via bus to the mines (6 km). Mines are very fascinating and despite not much organization inside there are 2 Huge amazing extraction caves that will impress you! Fantastic for kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HenryVenice
Reviewed September 20, 2017

If you manage to navigate the 6km dirt track from Capoliveri to the mine then this is a fantastic tour of a disused mine on Elba that remains a strategic asset for the Italian state government. It's worth remembering that there are only certain times...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

A good day to visit when the weather is bad. On a sunny day, you can get baked, literally. It's impressive, worth the trip.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We did this tour since we thought it would be a nice difference to laying on the beach for two weeks. The tour is magnificent. The guide really explains a lot and takes time to answer questions (Italian, German and English). The museum is small...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

My review does only deals with the area around here and the fantastic images [see mine] you can take here. You can arrive here by car [partly on a dusty road] but much nicer is to walk from Capoliveri as I always do. Oposite the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Cesare G
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Ottima visita guidata - brutta strada per arrivarci. Great guided visit - terrible road to get there.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Response from DadaSasa1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes, you will go into a long tunnel in almost darkness, so I wouldn't suggest going there if you are claustrophobic. However, the space within the mine where the tour is are quite spacious.
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