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Monte Capanne

Marciana, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 901020
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must-have place at Elba

Place where you can see around whole Elba. Check bus and cableway timetable, it is possible you... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2017
Marek T
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Prague, Czech Republic
On the top of Isola d’Elba!!!

That was one of the best days in our lives! The views opening from the highest peak of Elba island... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
Xenia_Serene
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Moscow, Russia
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A two-hour climb up the highest peak on Elba Island, Monte Capanne, provides hikers with a panoramic view of the mainland of Italy and the islands of Corsica, Capraia, Pianosa and Monte Cristo.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Marciana, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

Place where you can see around whole Elba. Check bus and cableway timetable, it is possible you will wait on bus stop an hour.

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

That was one of the best days in our lives! The views opening from the highest peak of Elba island (1018 m) are one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen in my life. With no clouds in the sky, we could see the whole...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We took the lift to go up and down. Even is is quite expensive was worth seeing the view from the top and experience the ride with the lift (we called them bird cage).

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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Choose a day when the weather is clear and you will be rewarded by the most beautiful 360 views from the top of Elba's tallest mountain. You can see Monte Cristo and on clear days Corsica and the mainland of Italy. We got there early...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Once you get off the lift, you will still have a 20 minute hike that is over rocky terrain. From the summit, there are beautiful vistas of the island and surrounding areas. Note that the day we were there, credit cards could not be used...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We needed a day OFF the Beach so this was a good opportunity. We bough tickets one Way course We planed to hike Down. A lovely journey to the top and a good trip Down. It is possible to walk down in 80-90 min. Ish....More

Thank Kim L
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

If you want to fetch some fresh air, I highly reccoemend it, but go only if sunny because you won't miss the views. Go by cabin or hike, even with the bikes. When on top you have to step on some rocks on the little...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Perfect half a day outing, adrenaline in cable cage up tgat you stand up on and perfect for a coffee and viewpoint at top

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Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Well run, always felt safe. Spectacular trip up and back. The scenery up the top was pretty good too. Good value considering... Its not so obvious but there are several carparks in the town of Marciano itself as their carpark is small and fills fast....More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing experience. To go from sea level to so high a place and to see the whole island below was incredible. We chose a clear, calm day to go and it was at its best. I was a bit nervous of cages...More

Thank Andrew H
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dm49
September 9, 2016|
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Response from yip_kin | Reviewed this property |
If you have a lot of time to spare, you may try to take bus. But the bus is very infrequent. You can rent a car and just follow the big roads SP24/SP25 to reach the cable car station under Mount Capanne. If you... More
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