General information concerning a holiday in Elba

In this part you will find step by step information to organise your holiday on the Island of Elba right from the very beginning: from the weather forecast to the latest happenings on the Island of Elba, from useful phone numbers to a list of the best restaurants.

Please follow our instructions if you want to optimize the organization of your holiday on the Island of Elba:

  1. Look at the weather forecast and the average temperature during the season you intend going on holiday in: that way you won't fill your case with unnecessary clothing;
  2. Look at the webcams situated all over Elba so you have a rough idea beforehand of what the island's like;
  3. Look at the latest news so you can be up to date with what's going on on the Island of Elba;
  4. Print off and put in your case the page with the phone numbers so that you are prepared for anything;
  5. Start taking a look at the restaurants and the typical Elba cuisine and make sure you go.

Now all you have to do is choose your accommodation, get to know the history of Elba and find the places and the beaches you want to go to... Infoelba will be your "copilot" as you discover the largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago.


Weather conditions and forecast in Elba. The sea climate in Elba ensures a mild climate all year round.

Island of Elba webcams

Our webcams, windows facing the Island of Elba, are in different parts of the island, beaches and panoramas of Elba.
Webcam on the Le Ghiaie beach
One of the webcams in Elba is in the 3 star Villa Ombrosa Hotel in Portoferraio, overlooking the white pebbled beach of Le Ghiaie.

Webcam in Patresi
The webcam in Patresi, Island of Elba, set up in the Belmare Hotel, has two lenses through which you have a great view of Corsica and Capraia.

Webcam in Sant'Andrea
Island of Elba webcam installed at the Boutique Hotel Ilio in Sant'Andrea, with a view of the beach in Sant'Andrea

Webcam on the Lacona beach
The webcam overlooking the Lacona beach is inside the Laconella Campsite in Capoliveri, Island of Elba.

Webcam in Lido di Capoliveri
Webcam on the Island of Elba on the Lido di Capoliveri beach, opposite the Europa Camping Village.

Latest news

Latest news from the Island of Elba, like the return of the monk seal, or when Paul the Octopus was caught, or the TV serial Gente di Mare.

Useful phone numbers and addresses

Phone numbers of the chemists, hospital, first aid stations, police and emergency service on the Island of Elba.
Useful phone numbers for medical assistance and police: emergency, police, fire brigade,coast guard.

Tourist first-aid
Tourist first-aid phone numbers, the free first-aid service on the Island of Elba during the summer.

Women's crisis centre
Anticrisis centre if you need any information or assistance to flee from violence.

Vets and their availability
Addresses of the vets in Elba and when they are available

Banks and cashlines
Addresses and phone numbers of the banks in Elba, with details of where all the cashlines are.

Camper and caravan facilities
Campers and caravans may only be parked inside campsite areas. A list of areas in Elba where you can park, empty and refill your water tank.

Associations and boards
Various cooperatives, associations and boards on the Island of Elba

Public utility services
Plumbing and swimming pool maintenance, gardening, various utility services.

Chemists and pharmacy dispensaries on the Island of Elba, phone numbers and addresses of the chemists in the towns and villages.

Mechanics and car dealers
many mechanics all over the island if your vehicle has any problems or if it needs to go through its MOT.

Cruise Calendar Portoferraio
Up to date calendar of cruise calls to the Port of Portoferraio on the Island of Elba.

Summer Mass times
Holy Mass times on weekdays and holidays for the summer on the Island of Elba.

The beaches and special events in Elba on smartphones and tablets

Infoelba's apps for Apple iPhones and Android smartphones, a guide to the special events and exhibitions as well as the beaches on the Island of Elba
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