Tuscany – Capoliveri in Elba Island

by Samuele Sodini

Capoliveri - Isola d'Elba

Capoliveri - Isola d'Elba

Capoliveri is a small village, situated in south-east of Elba Island, on a ridge Calamita Mount, about 167 meters above sea level.
The old origin from Roman period, the name Caput Liberi is Latin for Liberu’s Hill meaning sacred to Bacchus, and since ancient times has been a land of vineyards and excellent wine.
The most important monuments of Capoliveri are: Sanctuary of Madonna delle Grazie, the Focardo Fortress, the Chapel of San Michele Apse.

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