The History of the Island of Elba

Over the years, history has offered us many theories and legends as regards the birth and age of the Island of Elba, but what we do know for certain is that various discoveries prove the Island was already inhabited during the Stone Age.

Tuscan Archipelago National Park

The National Park includes the seven islands in the Tuscan Archipelago: Elba,  the biggest,  measures 233,50 km², followed by Giglio that is 21,20 km², then Capraia that is 19,30 km², then Montecristo that is 10,40 km², then Pianosa that is 10,25 km², then Giannutri that is 2,6 km², the most southern island, and finally Gorgona, the smallest and most northernly island, that is 2,2 km².

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