Hotel Dei Coralli
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Day 3 of relaxing on the shores of the Med on the island of Elba, and....damn it's been tough....!
We have had to walk the 500m to the local village and buy some groceries, and have had a swim every 30 mins, ..and surprising how much colder the water is than yesterday, for no apparent reason....it was a warm night, yet today the water must be 2or 3 deg ...
Isola d'Elba or Elba Island is the biggest island of the Tuscan Archipelago and the third largest in Italy after Sardinia and Sicily. It is far away from the tourist-filled destinations of Siena, Pisa, or Florence and thus often overlooked by many. The easiest way to get there is to take a ferry from the industrial mainland town of Piombino to the port of Portoferraio in Elba. The name means 'Iron ...
A Population of only 12k. Three forts, massive city walls on a tiny hill overlooking the cove. Streets are paved (since 1700) in rose limestone, very pretty. Iron industry here since the Etruscan times (hence the name). It's very green (but we are further north than before), from certain angles it could be NZ. It's part of Europe's largest marine national park and also has vineyards so I have no idea why Napoleon was desperate to leave! Walked across to ...
... villa , La Colletta.
It was originally built by a German Baroness and then was left to its own devices for many years until Claudia and Jim saw it and restored it to its former glory in 1999. They had to get everything around to the villa by boat. All the builders had a winch everything to get all the building materials up to the decaying villa. The dry stone walls were reinforced and the garden planted. We can't get over how much it has grown in the 12 ...
lo and behold we could not escape them. They are back & ensconced in the villa. They turned up in their little yellow & red car yesterday. They found a toad on the way (see picture attached) & decided that they would stay for the duration.
It has been lovely enjoying the pool & going into the piazza for a coffee after getting a mountain load of salad veggies for J ...