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Family Tours:

Elba-Family Tour

summer, sun, ocean... 
on the pearl in the Mediterranean Sea



Family camp inclusive interesting excursions and nice children's program. Elba is a snorkel paradise and offers many recreational activities for adults and children in every age. The flat beach and the short duration at excursions (small island) are as well ideally for parents with little children.

children's program: Approx. 2 hr daily e.g. painting, making things with one's hands, ball games, cooking, singing, prereading; for greater: snorkel (clear water with beautiful underwater world,) volleyball, hockey tournament, treasure search, night excursion, hiking, collect "cat gold" at the sulphuric lake Schwefelsee

Excursions by bus: e.g. large island tour, Volterraio (old castle), Pomonte (diving after an old ship), Chiessi (baths at beach with rocks), sulphur lake, Portoferraio (capital city of the island, market), Porto Azzuro (nice seaport), Capoliveri (evening excursion in a little village in the mountains), mountain hikes, cable railway on the Monte Capanne (supreme mountain of Elba), Residenz of Napoleon
Further activities: Action, game and fun (e.g. beach party, volleyball tournament ...), horseback riding, small moped rent, boat excursions, hiking with Mountainbikes, hiking, night excursions, diving, snorkels, surfing

Beaches: Bucht von LaconaTwo beautiful beaches are attainable on foot. On the one hand there is the longest nature sand beach of the island on the other a bay with with pebbles and rocky cliffs (ideally to the snorkels and diving), surfs station, diving basis, snorkelling, volleyball, pretty Italian beach restaurant

Location: amid green hills on the peninsula Capostella in the south of Elba in the bay of Lacona; Italian restaurants, Pizza, ice cafés, food shops

Camp ground: terraced, shadow by way of trees, very good sanitary, washing machine and freezer compartments, bar and restaurant, 3 minutes on foot to the pebbles beach, 10 minutes to the sandy beach
Camping LAconaMarket place: centrally in the Camp we set up a market place. Tables, benches and a kitchen tent are ready for the group. There you can sit, eat, play and cook together or alone, as you like

Appartements (only spring and autumn!): outside the camping ground, approx. 300 m to the sandy beach, very good equipment, toilet, shower, living-room including kitchen, well equipment, terrace with garden furniture, bedrooms with bed-linens, type A for four persons has a bedroom with double bed and a small room with two beds one on top of the other, type B for three persons has a bedroom double bed and one bed in a niche in the corridor Fähre

Itinerary: from Germany via Sterzing (Austria) and Pisa to Piombino (Italy), ferry to Portoferraio (75 min.), going on to Lacona; arrival at the second journey day after approx. 26 hours (duration from Hamburg); depart from Lacona in the afternoon on the day before the last journey day. Clowns
We make several breaks and use mostly our comfortable busses with sleeping area, therefore, the journey is no problem for the children.

Including: bus trip in comfortable coaches with two drivers, bicycle transporting, friendly tour leaders, ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio, beautiful excursion program, children's program (approx. 2 hours / day), camping fee or appartement as booked, camping equipment at your disposal: foldaway tables and benches, kitchen tent with double-burner gas stoves including bottled gas, large cooking pots, refrigerator, plates, cups and glasses, pots

Extra: Entrance fees, food, drinks, excursions by boat, horse, motor bike, bike, etc. The cost for the cleaning of each bungalow at the end of the stay is about $50.

Meals: For meals you should expect to spend approx. € 20 per day

Climate: Sunny and warm

Currency: USD 1 ~ 1 Euro

Visa: No visa required for US-citizens

Tour Guide: You will find more information about Elba at VIRTUAL ELBA.

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