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Monte Capanne

Marciana, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 901020
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We took the lift to go up and down. Even is is quite expensive was worth seeing the view from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matej U

Choose a day when the weather is clear and you will be rewarded by the most beautiful 360 views... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cable car” (9 reviews)
“bird cage” (5 reviews)
Marciana, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 901020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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).

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

Thank marinak6543
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Perfect half a day outing, adrenaline in cable cage up tgat you stand up on and perfect for a coffee and viewpoint at top

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Well run, always felt safe. Spectacular trip up and back. The scenery up the top was pretty good too. Good value considering... Its not so obvious but there are several carparks in the town of Marciano itself as their carpark is small and fills fast....More

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing experience. To go from sea level to so high a place and to see the whole island below was incredible. We chose a clear, calm day to go and it was at its best. I was a bit nervous of cages...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Going up the mountain in a cable cage is great adventure like a scene taking form the movie Pirates of the Caribbean. The view is beautiful and u can c a lot of the bay . u can go up one way by cable and...More

1  Thank Peretz B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is the most exciting thing to do on Elba Island. A couple in our group are scared to death of heights, but after seeing the lift in person, decided to do it and never regretted the decision. Spectacular views of the island from atop...More

Thank JHCor
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9 September 2016|
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Response from yip_kin | 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