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Napoleon's Italian idyll: six reasons to exile yourself to Elba - Telegraph

Napoleon's Italian idyll: six reasons to exile yourself to Elba - Telegraph | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

Unsung, historic and beautiful, Elba - the island where Napoelon was exiled prior to Waterloo - has plenty to offer British holidaymakers too.

Here are six reasons:

1. Because no one you know has ever been there, and hardly any can place it on a map.
2. Because it’s instructive to follow Napoleon around
3. Because there’s more to Elba’s past than Napoleon
4. Because it’s really very up and down
5. Because some pretty cool people have been there before you
6. Because there’s a new air link, Pisa to Elba

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Napoleon's Exile to Elba Marks 200th Anniversary - NBC News

Napoleon's Exile to Elba Marks 200th Anniversary - NBC News | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

In April 1814, following the Treaty of Fontainebleau, Napoleon was exiled to the Island of Elba off the coast of Tuscany, central Italy, where he spent nine months before escaping to return to France. During his exile he received sovereignty over the island and he was allowed to retain the title of emperor.

The Italian island marked the 200th anniversary of the emperor's arrival on Sunday with a re-enactment by enthusiasts from across Europe. "Napoleon" himself was to land on Elba on May 4, on a sail ship modeled on the one that carried the deposed French leader there.[...]

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