The particular and characteristic shape of
Capoliveri shows the antiquity of the city and its architecture.
Born as an Etruscan fortress, it could have an even older
construction, knowing that Greek and Phoenician navigators already
knew it for its richness of iron and copper.
It has, inside the
archaic walls, a rational shape, typical of Latin constructive
tradition, while in medieval age, the fortified village had grown
more around the square and the actual via Roma, that is the main
street , and the highest, from which start several little streets,
little squares, characterised by arches, little arches, stairs and