PORTOFERRAIOThe Tuscan archipelago belongs to the province of Livorno, but the island of Elba seems to have its own capital: Portoferrario.
Located by the sea, on the north coast, is in this center, called by Cosimo I de ‘Medici harmony, calling the ferries coming from the mainland. Beautiful town of Renaissance layout, now an important commercial and tourist core, shows the signs of history. The features an imposing fort, with the doors to the Sea and Earth, the strong Falcone and Stella, the face-up Attack and grand Ramparts and the Medicean fortress Linguella, which houses the Archeological Museum. The passage of Napoleon remained the house instead of the Mills, the former residence of the emperor, in which you can admire the impressive library, as well as salt and period furniture. Still remember, the Pinacoteca Foresiana, which collects beautiful works from the period between the buckets. Sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, and the sixteenth-century cathedral.