Surrounded by its light blue sea, as blue as its azurite, with its white sandy beaches like chalk,  Elba is a treasure trove full of precious stones found in the Mediterranean Sea.

You will spend a day as a Geologist, looking for the most ancient stones on the island. You will go through an ancient mine cave, which is part of Unesco Heritage, where Magnetite was dug.

Beside the geological experience, you will not miss the chance to practice how to light up a fire with flint stones.

Intended for:

  • adults
  • those who love trekking
  • passionate about mineralogy

Why choose it:

  • to explore a small island with the largest concentration and variety of minerals
  • you want to visit an old mine of minerals
  • you wish to learn the technique of lighting a fire using flintstones

Price per person

on request


  • Tour guide full day
  • Entrance fee to the mines
  • Flintstones fire lighting lab
  • Foraday Assistance
  • VAT

Equipment suggested:

  • Comfortable trekking shoes
  • Long trousers
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Spare T-shirt
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Drinking water
  • Sweatshirt

I am not sure of what came first on my life story: if the passion for minerals and then the love for the place where I was born and grew, or vice versa...

Testimonials of them who have tried

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