Portoferraio is a fortified Renaissance town which overlooks an extraordinary gulf. Its port was described by Oratio Nelson as "one of the most protected seaports in Europe".
The two-hour guided tour will take the visitors to discover the most evocative corners of ancient Cosmopoli: the extraordinary defensive structures and mighty fortified bastions. All around, you will enjoy a backdrop of breathtaking views over the cliffs and the beaches in the northern coast of the island.
The main points of interest of this tour are: the Medici fortresses and Forte Falcone, Napoleon's Villa (Palazzina dei Mulini), the Linguella archaeological area and the Passannante tower.
Info about the 2-hour tour:
- Available languages: Italian, English, German and French
- This tour does not include entrance fees to museums
- Departures: every and Friday on July and August
- Visiting hours: 10-12 am