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Piombino to Cavo / Cavo to Piombino4 crossings daily15 min
Portoferraio to Cavo / Cavo to Portoferraio2 crossings daily15 min
Ferries to Cavo can be booked with Toremar Ferries. See below for a list of timetables, schedules and special offers.
Ferries to and from Cavo
The Toremar Ferries offers ferry crossing from Cavo to Piombino in Italy and to Portoferraio on Elba. On board your ferry you will find bars and other facilities that help you to relax and enjoy your journey. There is also special kids zone.
The village port of Cavo is the situated on the north eastern tip of the Isle of Elba, just a 15 minute hydrofoil journey away from the mainland port of Piombinom, by far the shortest crossing to the mainland. The small town has several restaurants and for those who are interested in the history of the island, there are the remains of a Roman villa not far out of the town accessible by a delightlful sea-front walk.
Although Elba is well known for its history (it was the Island to which Napoleon was famously banished and was also an important industrial mining island from ancient times right up until the end of the Second World War), what is perhaps less known, though no less exciting, is its rich cuisine. The island is widely acknowledged to have an outstanding range of types of bread, all served with a wide variety of sea food. Also well worth a taste is the Lemoncino, the local lemon liquor. Finally, what better way to bring a splash of the Italian diet into your life than the local delicacy of tomato and bread salad.
Cavo, on the Isle of Elba, is just a 15 minute ferry journey away from the mainland port of Piombino. There are also ferry services from Cavo to the other port on Elba, Portoferraio. All Cavo ferries can be booked using AFerry.
Cavo port facilities
The services at Cavo port are basic, but most of the necessary amenities can be found within the village, a short walk away from the port.
Getting to Cavo
Cavo port is well sign-posted and is easily accessible from the main northbound roads on the east side of Elba. If you are in Portoferraio and want to reach Cavo there are domestic ferry services from Toremar.
Cavo, 57038, Rio Marina, Leghorn, Italy