The shining Coast
Villa Il Fico is located 250 meters above sea level, inserted in the splendid Mediterranean Elba island. The hilly position surrounding the Villa hosts vineyards from which excellent quality wines are produced.
The area surrounding Rio Marina offers countless attractions and activities.
Do not miss a visit to the Orto dei Semplici of Elba and the Hermitage of Santa Caterina which hosts exhibitions of artists from all over the world and concerts.
Not far away if the ancient and well restore Public Washhouse of Tio nell’Elba.
Also in Rio nell’Elba we recommend a visit to the Civic Archaeological Museum of the Mining District.
Various events alternate throughout the year, including the most famous Elba Book Festival, the Elba Rally and in 2021 the Mountain Bike World Championship.
In the immediate vicinity, the renowned and unique “Costa che Brilla” offers free or equipped beaches overlooking a crystalline sea.
The small and lively town, which overlooks the ancient tourist port, where the ancient Torre dei Principi Appiani stands out, is full of restaurants where you can appreciate the true gastronomic traditions of Elba and various bars also with live music.
Rio Marina is famous for irs ancient iron mines which produced great riches enjoyed in the past also by Napoleon Bonaparte. It is possible to take guided tours on foot or by oof-roas vehicle in the famouns Mining Park.
A village of fishermen and farmers which was given the name of Longone and whose history – dating back to aroung 1600 – is inextricably linked to the Spanish domination, so much so that even today many families bear surnames dating back to that period.
The staff of the Villa will be able to put you in contact with specialized structures for carrying out various activities: Yoga teacher, massages, rubber dinghy rental – Motor and sailing boats – Diving – Snorkeling – Bike rental, power assisted bikes and scooters – catering service – dog sitter – cook in the Villa – Home shopping.
Along the scenic Voleterraio road that connects the municipality of Rio with that of Portoferraio, in addition to paths to be covered both on foot and by bike, you can visit the famous Catello del Volterraio.