Forno Beach

Forno beach, Elba
Photo: © Luciano Mortula

The third and smallest of three beaches in Biodola Bay, Forno beach is also the best. Set in a picturesque little cove surrounded by forested hillsides and overlooked by fine villas this little beach also manages to escape the worst of the summer crowds.

The beach here is fine golden sand and the warm Mediterranean water crystal clear, but what gives the cove its particular charm is the way the houses spill right down onto the beach and the small fishing boats often pulled up on the beach. Many of the villas overlooking the cove at Forno are holiday rentals and offer breathtaking views out over the bay to the mountains beyond.

The gently sloping sands and relative shelter of the beach here make it ideal for a swimming and there are plenty of rocky nooks and crannies for snorkelling. Perhaps the biggest drawback is the lack of parking, although this is why Forno remains that bit less crowded than Biodola's other beaches.

Forno Beach Weather Info

Weekly Forno Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Forno Beach tide times

Wed 23rd January

High 12:24am (0.69m)
Low 05:37am (0.36m)
High 11:01am (0.66m)
Low 05:52pm (-0.06m)

Thu 24th January

High 01:03am (0.70m)
Low 06:29am (0.36m)
High 11:42am (0.60m)
Low 06:27pm (0.00m)

Fri 25th January

High 01:43am (0.69m)
Low 07:29am (0.36m)
High 12:24pm (0.52m)
Low 07:00pm (0.08m)

Sat 26th January

High 02:24am (0.67m)
Low 08:47am (0.35m)
High 01:13pm (0.44m)
Low 07:32pm (0.17m)

Forno Beach sea state

Today's weather

Heavy rain

7 °C
(44 °F)

Moderate breeze, 27.7 km/h from ESE

Sea temperature

13.9°C / 57°F


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