Municipality of Capoliveri
Name of inhabitants of the Municipality of Capoliveri: Capoliveri
San Rocco – August 16
Population 4,000 inhabitants
Area 39.56 km²
Density 100.93 inhabitants / km²
Town Hall Address:
Municipality of Capoliveri
Square of Cavatore 1
57031 Capoliveri LI
Switchboard +39 0565 967611
Fax +39 0565 968060
Municipal Police +39 0565 935200
Email PEC firstname.lastname@example.org
Institutional website www.comune.capoliveri.li.it
The municipality of Capoliveri is located in the south-eastern part of Elba the town overlooks a terrace on a ridge of Monte Calamita, 167 meters above sea level
Its name and its origins date back to Roman times and Caput Liberi which meant Colle di Libero, this is sacred to Bacchus, he defined it as a place rich in vineyards and excellent wine.
Places of historical and cultural interest are the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie , the Fortress Focardo , the ‘Apse of the Chapel of San Michele.
The main centers of the municipality of Capoliveri are: Lacona , Naregno, Lido, Pareti, Morcone, Innamorata and Cala Grande.
It was built by the Spaniards in 1678 and served as a defense system for the Gulf of Mola. Today it belongs to the Navy.
Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie
The Latin cross sanctuary with an oriental style dome was built in the 16th century.
It rises 413 meters above sea level on the peninsula of the same name on the south-eastern side of Elba and is the highest peak in the Municipality of Capoliveri. The abundant presence of magnetite throughout the area has fueled popular legends that attributed the causes of the shipwrecks to the mineral that attracted the metal parts of the ships making them inexorably collide against the cliffs of Punta Magnet . It is certain that in these places the compass needle is considerably disturbed.
Apse of San Michele
It represents what remains of a medieval church in Pisan architecture. It is located just outside the town near an abandoned cemetery.
In 1376 Pope Gregory XI, during the return trip from Avignon to Rome, stopped in Capoliveri and celebrated mass in the Parish church of San Michele .
Capoliveri , Lacona , Innamorata, Lido, Madonna Delle Grazie, Mola, Morcone, Naregno, Norsi, Pareti, Peducelli, Trappola, Vigne Vecchie.
The Beaches in the Municipality of Capoliveri
Barabarca (sand), Calanova (sand), Felciaio (sand), Ferrato (sand), Innamorata (sand), Lacona (sand), Lido (sand), Madonna delle Grazie (sand and gravel) Margidore (sand and gravel), Peducelli (sand and gravel), Morcone (sand), Naregno (sand), Norsi (sand), Pareti (sand), Remaiolo (sand and gravel), Straccoligno (sand), Zuccale (sand).