Mountainbiking

Are you looking for a real adrenaline booster? Then this is your activity! Elba is truly an amazing island to go on a mountainbike adventure. There are many places on the island where you can go mountainbiking both for starters as for the more advanced till the experts.

Would you like to go for a ride, enjoy the magical views and go downhill without having to worry about where to go right or left? In this case you can best choose for a ride with one of our instructors. Do you prefer to explore the island by yourself? You can also rent your mountainbike with us with all the needed materials.

  • Challenging tracks
  • Choose from many different routes
  • Together with our English speaking instructors
  • Amazing views
  • Adrenaline boosting downhills!
  • Well organized and safe
  • We use new bikes from Merida the BIG 7 & BIG 9
  • Bike rental also possible

Mountain biking under supervision.

The instructors of Elba Travels love mountain biking. That's why they know most of the routes on Elba very well and can make a good estimate of the needed level of the participants. We take you on one of the many great routes we offer. Is it the first time ever on a mountainbike? That's not a problem at all, we explain you all the basics from scratch and make sure you return safely back a the camp. During the ride we help you to adjust your technics and give you some small adjustments.

Price from: €20,00

Mountainbike routes:

Lacona- The Wall (+/- 13 km, 2 hours €20,00)

If you like a challenge this route is certainly a good choice. At this route we leave directly on bikes from the campsite. The distance seems rather small but don't underestimate this one! We start with a very challenging climb on asphalt road where you will be tested on your level of fitness. After this we leave the asphalt behind us and will enter the dirt tracks, during this first parts you can enjoy an amazing view over the capital of the island Portoferraio. After this part we start climbing the famous "THE WALL" are you capable to reach the top without stepping of your paddles? The descent of this tour is very challenging and gives you some amazing views over Lacona and the island!


Capoliveri Bike Parc - Enjoy Nature (+/- 25 km, 4 hours) €30,00

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We start in Capoliveri at the beginning of the famous bike parc of Elba. Here you can find some amazing routes. We have selected the most beautiful ones that are also capable for the less experienced mountainbikers and even starters. But don't worry the advanced mountainbikers will also have a great time on this amazing route. We hit almost no asphalt during the whole trip, and you will be amazed by the many spectacular views and the nature surrounding you!

Marina di Campo - The Cultural Trip (+/- 20km, 3 hours) €27,50

We start in Marina di Campo at the campsite of Ville Degli Ulivi. From here we cycle next to the nice beach and through the village of Marina di Campo. Afterwards we start our climb to the beautiful small village of San Piero where we have an amazing view over the complete bay of Marina di Campo. We continue our journey to the characteristic Sant Ilario where we can fill our water bottles at the water source on the main square. From here we start our offroad downhill back to Marina di Campo.

If you are interested in this route please contact us. contact us for the possibilities, this tour we do not offer in our fixed program.

Mountainbike rental

Are you already experienced with Mountainbiking or do you prefer to explore the tracks by yourself? You can also rent a bike with us. We do need to make sure we sett you up with the right bike so please contact us for more information. contact us You can rent a bike for a whole day and this is included with a helmet, repair kit, spare inner tire, lock, map and water bottle.

Price per day: €20,00 Including helmet and water bottle

Important information

Available for children from 13 years and on

What to bring?

  • Waterproof sun protection cream with high ph factor
  • Little snack something sweet with sugars
  • Bottle of water
  • Cylcing pants not a must but very useful
  • Closed shoes

What do we take care of?

  • A right sized mountainbike
  • a helmet, during activities you have to wear this!
  • 2 water bottles filled with water
  • a map of the bike parc!

Location

Route Lacona
We gather at the entrance of Camping Lacona. When your not a guest of this campsite it is not allowed to park your car here, please respect this.

Route Capoliveri0 - Bike Parc.
We meet above the COOP on a parking spot. When your lucky you can still park your car here otherwise there are enough parking spots close by.

Route Marina di Campo.
We meet at the back entrance of Camping Ville Degli Ulivi. Most of the time here is enough space to park the car.