Marciana Marina, Elba Island » The services
Marciana Marina offers many services for the tourists spending their vacation in this town:
The beaches: always fresh because of the northern direction, never overcrowded and with clean, clear waters. Beside the village are the 'town beaches' of Fenicetta and Fenicia with beach service and a small pool for children. In front of our hotel there is a small sandy beach and, on the right side, a pebble beach.
A nice walk leads you to the beaches of Cala and Caletta on the west side of the village and on the raod between Marciana Marina and Procchio you can find small sandy bays and flat cliffs that can be reached with a short walk from the main road.
Assistance: Marciana Marina has all necessary services; two banks, post office, pharmacy, first aid and public assistance, information office, all in the center of town.
Sailing: the Circolo Velico (Sailing Club), one of the best organised on the island, has 150 places for boats and organises events of national and international importance. A lot of side services are offered like boat storage or rental.
Restaurants: Marciana Marina has over 30 restaurants and pizzerias, some of them mentioned in important international restaurant guides.
Culture: during the summer season there are many cultural events, some of very high quality such as the Jazz Festival, music concerts, cabaret, theatre shows.
Sports: The Tennis Club has two tennis courts and a soccer field, other courts are available our hotel. The Circolo della Vela organises sailing lessons for kids and adults on various boat types.
Marciana Marina hosts also the headquarters of Elba Sea Kayak who organises sea kayak lessons.
Shopping: there is only the pain of the choice. On the beach promenade and in the historical center you can find fine handicrafts, art objects and fashion clothing.
Internet: there are 2 internet points in the historical town center.
Bike sharing: the municipality of Marciana Marina has organised a bike sharing service for your daily mobility.
Rentals and taxi: in Marciana Marina you can find scooter rentals and taxi service with driver.
Excursions: during the summer excursions over the sea around the island and to the island of Capraia. A particular excursion can be done with an 'over-water-submarine', a boat with a glass bottom so that you can admire the marine flaura and fauna of the island.
The are many possibilities for the trekking funs. From Marciana and Poggio are departing beautiful trails through the woods and the macchia vegetation up to the summit of the Mount Capanne (1.019 meters) allowing a panoramic view over the whole island and the tuscan archipelago. From April to October a cable way allows you to reach the summit of the Monte Capanne without any effort.