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Top Choice Seafood in Marciana Marina, Marciana & Poggio

Ristorante Salegrosso

Those on the hunt for Elba's best fish dish need look no further – the fish stew here is a flavoursome pile of shellfish, tomato and saffron topped by a garlicky slice of bruschetta. Delicious! Dine on it or other f…
Top Choice Gelato in Marciana Marina, Marciana & Poggio

La Svolta

The philosophy here is laudable: use fresh local produce (organic where possible), ensure that the flavours are as natural as possible, and serve the almost inevitably delectable result in cones or in biodegradable …
Top Choice Seafood in Marciana Marina, Marciana & Poggio

Osteria del Noce

This family-run bistro in hilltop Marciana is the type of place where the bread is homemade and flavoured with fennel, chestnut flour and other seasonal treats. The pasta and seafood dishes and the sweeping views fr…
Chapel in Marciana Marina, Marciana & Poggio

Santuario della Madonna del Monte

To enjoy an invigorating 40-minute hike, head up through Marciana along Via della Madonna to reach this much-altered hilltop chapel with its 13th-century fresco of the Madonna painted on a slab of granite. A remarka…
Tuscan in Marciana Marina, Marciana & Poggio

Publius

The floor-to-ceiling windows at this formal, hillside restaurant at the lower end of Poggio village create the sense of eating in a classy treehouse, while the vistas from the stylish roof terrace make you feel you'…
Mountain in Marciana Marina, Marciana & Poggio

Monte Perone

Just south of Poggio, the SP37 winds to a well-signed picnic site at the foot of Monte Perone (630m). To the left (east) you can wander up the mountain to take in spectacular views across much of the island. To the …
Seafood in Marciana Marina, Marciana & Poggio

Ristorante Capo Nord

The splendid beach-side terrace at this ritzy restaurant near the Saracen tower is the perfect place to watch the sun set. Sadly, the overly fussy food lets the side down.