How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Meal plan
- Family rooms
Photos of Hotel Montecristo
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Montecristo Marina Di Campo
Travel Blogs from Marina Di Campo
... head .....so here comes the history lesson.
"Elba has been inhabited since the Iron Age. Ligurian tribes were followed by Etruscans and then Greeks. A rotating cast of residents, refugees and pirates made appearances in subsequent centuries including the Pax Romana, bands of North African raiders, the Spanish and Cosimo I de' Medici, who in the mid-16th century founded and fortified the port town of Cosmopolis, today's Portoferraio.
But none of ...
... with protection. Last day and up to brekkie early so we were near internet and could watch the Tigers play in their final. Wish we'd stayed in bed ........useless lot. After and we walked a few km to the next little village and back. Then down the 60????steps to the 'beach'. Hahahahahaha!!!' Shazz was keen to dip in the Mediterranean but nearly broke her leg getting to the water, let alone trying to get in the ...
... line-height: normal;">So, we "just happened" to walk past another little restaurant that looked attractive and stayed for a lovely typical Italian meal of sea-food pasta in pesto and another dish similar but with a tomato base, and a nice bottle of local white plonk....and some lemonchello (sp?)... And a superb Italian short-black coffee "espresso"...
... cheese plate and wine along with stunning views of the sea. Speaking of wine, Elba offers most of the best of Tuscany including fruity Sangioveses, dry Chianties, and some of the best Merlots I've sampled in a while. A fantastic local red wine which carries the DOCG certification is Aleatico, which has been made on the island for centuries. Legend has it that Napoleon, before landing on Elba, ...
... seen cars from Austria, Netherlands, Germany, France, Slovakia as well as mainland Italy so popular for i turisti. This place is a definite must if you ever have the choice, I didn't really know about it, but it's a new gem in my travelling necklace. Last day on board, only 1766 nautical miles travelled, I disembark tomorrow morning and go back to Genoa where I'm meeting Brittany, I don't think we'll spend too much time there but probably head to Cinque ...