Capoliveri, the island of nature and tradition

The sea, mines, worldliness, folklore and gorgeous landscapes with outdoor activities abound. These are just a few of the words used to describe Capoliveri on the Island of Elba, in island that attracts and fascinates tourists from around the world.

In Roman times, Capoliveri was called Caput Liberum. Now it is a quiet village characterized by her ancient urban roots.  From the top of the hill on which it is built you can see stunning and unique views of the sea.  You can also see far off the coast of Elba to many of the other islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. Capoliveri is also a great place for shopping and entertainment. You will find some of Elba’s most delicious restaurants, trendy boutiques and social events that vary from day to day. On top of this, the gorgeous natural environment is an important attraction for Italian and foreign visitors. You will be more enamored and impressed with Capoliveri every day, and you can get a great, affordable Capoliveri rentals that let you stay in the center of all the action.

In Capoliveri you will enjoy a full and satisfying holiday. You can explore the wild beaches that are rich and charming like Laconella Remaiolo. There are a myriad of coves and inlets to explore for those who enjoy spending time in nature. You can rent one of the Capoliveri villas along the long, well-developed yet pristine beaches like Lacona, Lido and Naregno. On top of that, you can enjoy many different seaside clubs that offer you whatever your heart may desire. If you like to spend your day at the beach surfing, snorkeling or diving, Capoliveri is the place for you. Also, make sure to check out the Capoliveri Bike Park for wonderful trails on which you can mountain bike and hike. There is something available for all levels of fitness, so don’t be afraid to get out there and hit the trails!

The Capoliveri territory runs all the way from Mola in the north to the promontory of Calamita to the south. To the east you will find the Gulf of Lacona and to the west the Gulf of Stella. Capoliveri has a great history of mining and ancient craftsmanship. This is a place where the wildlife and the historical identity of the island blend wonderfully. Capoliveri is one of the most unique and beautiful places in the world to take a guided tour, or just go hiking by yourself on Mount Calamita. You will discover something new every day on Capoliveri. For example, check out the ancient architecture of Madonna delle Grazie, which is just a short stroll from the beach. Then there is the beautiful and powerful fortress called Forte Focardo, which overlooks the sea. The fortress itself is tangible evidence of the Spanish domination of Elba.

The squares of the old village and the medieval streets always attract tourists from around the world. Enjoy the typical bistros, shops and wonderful tastes of Capoliveri, along with the wonderful musical and cultural events that go on all year round. For example, the Grape Festival, the Capoliveri haiku contest, and the famous Legend of the Beloved are three of the most famous festivals on the island. These wonderful cultural events contribute to the identity of Capoliveri and keep the historic memory alive while attracting new visitors from around the world. A hotel in Capoliveri is a great way to feel comfortable, safe and welcomed in the beautiful and charming town.

The natural beauty, history, traditions, gastronomy, folklore, culture, conviviality, and entertainment will immerse you in an environment of exceptional beauty in Capoliveri. It is absolutely a beautiful place to discover and visit, by yourself or with your loved ones.