Elba is the biggest (224 km2) and busiest island in the Tuscan Archipelago. It can be reached throughout the year with a one-hour journey by boat from the port of Piombino.
From here you reach Portoferraio (the main port of the island), Rio Marina and Cavo. You can also reach the island by plane, with a stopover at the small airport located in La Pila, in the municipality of Campo nell’Elba (website).
The shipping companies on Elba are Toremar, Blu Navy, Corsica-Ferries and Moby Lines.