The Pisan Fortress sits at the highest part of the town of Marciana. It was constructed by the Pisans in the twelfth century and was reinforced by the Appians in the middle of the fifteenth century.
The building as it stands today is square shaped with four towers. From the walls there is a wonderful view of Monte Capanne (1019m) all the way to the clear waters around Elba Island. In the summer, the fort’s internal courtyard is used for concerts and cultural events.
Stay between the sea and the mountains, in the oldest village on Elba island
Marciana is a peaceful medieval hilltop village on the slopes of Monte Capanne, in the western part of Elba island. It's one of the oldest settlements on the island with foundations dating back to 35 BC. ...