Medici forts
Historical Buildings

Medici forts in Portoferraio

Majestic architectural structures built to defend the Duchy of Tuscany

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Portoferraio is the capital and the main port of Elba Island and is located on the north-eastern coast, at the foot of a promontory that borders the bay. Portoferraio, one of the oldest of the island’s towns, predates the old Roman city of Fabricia: traces of first settlements date to the Ligurians, Etruscans and ancient Greeks. ...
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