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Beautifully cold

Visited in August , the very tricky to find lift can be very nice on an summer afternoon. Even so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ElizabethP3791
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London, United Kingdom
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Amazing

We have been there in the afternoon to visit one of the places where the BarLume was recorded. The... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Nisciabre
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Milan, Italy
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A two-hour climb up the highest peak on Elba Island, Monte Capanne, provides hikers with a panoramic view of the mainland of Italy and the islands of Corsica, Capraia, Pianosa and Monte Cristo.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in August , the very tricky to find lift can be very nice on an summer afternoon. Even so , get a jacket on! Closed from 13:00 -14:20 for some bizard reason , you can enjoy it the rest of the day for the...More

Thank ElizabethP3791
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We have been there in the afternoon to visit one of the places where the BarLume was recorded. The panorama is great, the view is amazing, the cabinovia trip is a bit frightening but manageable. A place to see, the view there is extraordinary.

1  Thank Nisciabre
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

While the yellow cages that transport you upwards and back down on this furnicular may look scary, they are 100% safe and operated by professional crew. We went up with a small baby in a carrier without problems. The views are amazing and the overall...More

Thank Stanm0re
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Place where you can see around whole Elba. Check bus and cableway timetable, it is possible you will wait on bus stop an hour.

Thank Marek T
Reviewed 28 October 2017

That was one of the best days in our lives! The views opening from the highest peak of Elba island (1018 m) are one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen in my life. With no clouds in the sky, we could see the whole...More

3  Thank Xenia_Serene
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We took the lift to go up and down. Even is is quite expensive was worth seeing the view from the top and experience the ride with the lift (we called them bird cage).

1  Thank Matej U
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Choose a day when the weather is clear and you will be rewarded by the most beautiful 360 views from the top of Elba's tallest mountain. You can see Monte Cristo and on clear days Corsica and the mainland of Italy. We got there early...More

Thank boaster
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Once you get off the lift, you will still have a 20 minute hike that is over rocky terrain. From the summit, there are beautiful vistas of the island and surrounding areas. Note that the day we were there, credit cards could not be used...More

Thank Roberts08
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We needed a day OFF the Beach so this was a good opportunity. We bough tickets one Way course We planed to hike Down. A lovely journey to the top and a good trip Down. It is possible to walk down in 80-90 min. Ish....More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you want to fetch some fresh air, I highly reccoemend it, but go only if sunny because you won't miss the views. Go by cabin or hike, even with the bikes. When on top you have to step on some rocks on the little...More

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dm49
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Response from Kin Y | Reviewed this property |
If you have a lot of time to spare, you may try to take bus. But the bus is very infrequent. You can rent a car and just follow the big roads SP24/SP25 to reach the cable car station under Mount Capanne. If you... More
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