Municipality Marciana Marina Elba Island

I comuni elbani
Mag 15 2016

Municipality Marciana Marina Elba Island

Municipality Marciana Marina

This ancient fishing village is the smallest commune in Tuscany and became autonomous in 1884 when it separated from Marciana Alta. Arranged in a semicircle around an inlet on the northwest coast and its territory it is limited to the end costiera.ferraio

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The marina, is the destination for sailing enthusiasts. Since the beginning of the century, Marciana Marina has instructed an elite of sea captains who sail along all the routes of the Atlantic. When the island was producing and exporting salt tuna on this coast it was operating one of the two traps on the island.

Le Tonnare
They were located in various parts of the coast of Elba: Linguella, Bagnaia, Enfola, Marciana Marina. The island produced and exported a large quantity of salted tuna, olive oil and botargo.
The entrails of the tuna were instead consumed locally and formed the base of buzzamaglia (stew with peas).
June 24, 1958 became the last massacre Enfola the catch was 22 tons. On 25 June a strong current “ammontinava” the trap, making a big ball of nets and cables. This brought about the end of the tuna fishing.

the beaches
Caletta Bay, Phoenicia (gravel), Redinoce (gravel).

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