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Miniere di Capoliveri

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Miniere di Capoliveri

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Piazza del Cavatore 1, 57031, Capoliveri, Elba Island Italy
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Guided Cycle Tour by E-Bike on the Island of Elba

GUIDED EXCURSIONS INSIDE THE RIO MARINA MINING PARK<br>For this experience with an expert local guide, you will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the area and its naturalistic, landscape and cultural peculiarities in complete tranquility.<br>Together with the guide you will be able to customize the route based on your physical preparation and your passions and curiosities.<br>Below are the stages of the guided cycling tour departing from Rio Marina in the direction of loc. Capo Pero, (20min) up to the climb to the first quarry of the mining park (20min) where we will make a stop at the first quarry (20min), restart towards the characteristic Red Lake or Laghetto delle Conche (15min) and stop for photo shooting (30min) ), ride towards Valle Giove (25min) and descent towards the Cantiere del Bacino (20min) and then take the road back to Rio Marina up to the characteristic Torrione del Porto (15min) and then return to the starting waypoint (20min).
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Amanda81755 wrote a review Jun 2019
Townsville, Australia22 contributions18 helpful votes
We visited Museo delle Miniere di Capoliveri and also took the Safari in Miniera tour for only 20 euros each. The tour included time at the museum before we jumped into the ex military Jeep for a joy ride around the steep paths in the mountains. It was breath taking and our guide Aldo explained the history, minerals, mining methods and took us prospecting. Fantastic couple of hours! The drive in is a slow 30km per hour on a winding coastal road with beautiful views so allow time for this.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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HenryVenice wrote a review Aug 2018
Rome, Italy7 contributions7 helpful votes
From billing shop they take you via bus to the mines (6 km). Mines are very fascinating and despite not much organization inside there are 2 Huge amazing extraction caves that will impress you! Fantastic for kids.
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Date of experience: August 2018
WillMarks wrote a review Sep 2017
Brighton, United Kingdom187 contributions75 helpful votes
If you manage to navigate the 6km dirt track from Capoliveri to the mine then this is a fantastic tour of a disused mine on Elba that remains a strategic asset for the Italian state government. It's worth remembering that there are only certain times during the day that tours leave the main visitor centre, which are listed on the website. We weren't aware of that so we brought some tickets for the next tour and were recommended a place to go an eat lunch while we waited. When it's the time of your tour, you leave in convoy behind a guide bus from the visitor centre down to the mine (if you don't have a car you travel in the bus). It's about a 10 minute drive down to the mine where you're given audio-guides and hard hats. Our tour guide spoke English pretty well and there were only about 6 of us in the tour compared to around 20 in the Italian one. We were led down into the mine mixing our tour guide with audio-guide. Going down into the depths of the earth and seeing the mine was an amazing experience and would highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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Annette B wrote a review Aug 2016
Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands52 contributions6 helpful votes
A good day to visit when the weather is bad. On a sunny day, you can get baked, literally. It's impressive, worth the trip.
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Date of experience: July 2016
Vincent Lukken wrote a review Aug 2016
Venlo, The Netherlands8 contributions1 helpful vote
We did this tour since we thought it would be a nice difference to laying on the beach for two weeks. The tour is magnificent. The guide really explains a lot and takes time to answer questions (Italian, German and English). The museum is small but gives a good impression on the hard life. If you plan to go, don't bother to wash your car before 😉
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Date of experience: August 2016
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