|Naregno, Capoliveri, Elba Island|
Things to see around Capoliveri :
- Focardo Fortress, built by the Spanish in 1678 and used as a defensive system in the Gulf of Mola. Today it belongs to the Navy.
- The Sanctuary of Madonna delle Grazie, built during the 16th century, has a Latin cross plan with an Eastern-style dome.
|Apartment with view on Mola Bay, near Porto Azzurro|
|Residence with panoramic pool in Capoliveri near Madonna delle Grazie Beach|
- The Apse of San Michele, situated just outside the village near an abandoned cemetery. This church is remembered for the visit of Pope Gregory XI in 1376, where he celebrated mass inside this parish church.
|Madonna delle Grazie Beach|
From Capoliveri you can take a city road which is about 6 km long to arrive at Cala degli Innamorati, or Lovers' Bay. This long beach with dark sand is protected from winds at the north by Pareti Point at the south by Ciarpa Point and the Gemini Islands. The panoramic road above the Golfo della Stella, or Star Gulf, starts here, passing through the towns of Morcone and Pareti.
Just off the coast of Capoliveri are the most famous sea beds of the island.
This group of emerging rocks is situated near the coast west from Capo Calamita. The descent is along a rocky seabed; at a depth of 15-20 meters there are interesting holes, small caves and natural arches in which various forms of life develop; one of these is the Parazoanthus axinellae whose bright yellow colour makes a unique background for the damselfish. There are also many sea-slugs, such as flabellinas, Hypselodoris valenciennesi and the Discodoris astromaculata with its white coat of black spots, that creates a strong contrast with the red sponge Petrosia ficiformis from which the mollusc takes its nourishment. Along the northwestern side, the seabed starts descending and there are various gorgonias full of lobsters and Anthias.
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