Elba, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Elba, Italy? If you're planning to go to Elba, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Elba, Italy

Based on the climate and weather in Elba, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Elba, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Elba, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Elba, Italy by month

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January

January in Elba is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Elba can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Elba can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

Traveling to Elba in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Elba during June, you may notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Elba during July, you may see that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Elba in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Elba is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Elba during October, you might see that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Elba is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Elba is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Sapere Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Elba, Italy

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Elba.

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