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“Good place to take kids to” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Acquario dell'Elba

Acquario dell'Elba
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Elba's Aquarium is a private structure, created and run without obtaining or asking for any public funding. Unable therefore to measure ourselves up against other big structures for size or spectacles offered, we have chosen a more original, singular, intimate formula. Our tanks, alternating in form and size, are set up with natural and artificial materials which attempt to reproduce as closely as possible the typical habitats of the various species, and the variety of the species themselves offers a unique panorama of the incredible biodiversity of the Island of Elba and the Tuscan archipelago.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
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“Good place to take kids to”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2011

My three year old kid was absolutely delighted with the aquarium - in fact, she loved it better than anything else on Elba.

Advertised as the largest Italian aquarium after Genoa, in fact this is a rather unpretentious facility located in the basement of the Marina-2 hotel. A grown-up will probably see all there is to see in 20 minutes; but for a small kid its a whole new world of Mediterranean sea life. The exist shop makes the visit even more memorable...

Be prepared that all labels are only in Italian and German (ok, the names are also in Latin, but that did not help me too much). Another thing to be aware of - the hotel's bar and restaurant at the top of the aquarium has a stunning view of the Marina di Campo harbor - but for some bizarre reason does not serve meals to non-residents.

Visited August 2011
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