Cypress Alley

Central Coast & Elba

Made famous by Tuscan poet Giosuè Carducci in his 1874 poem Davanti a San Guido, this avenue of 2540 cypress trees is 5km long and dead straight, providing a truly stunning entry to town.

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Nearby Central Coast & Elba attractions

1. Parco Archeominerario di San Silvestro

10.48 MILES

The area's 3000-year mining history is explored at this intriguing industrial site in Campiglia Marittima, approximately 10km inland from San Vincenzo…

2. Il Chiostro di San Francesco

11.12 MILES

A stroll from the main street, Via Giacomo Matteotti, uphill along Via del Crocifisso, brings you to these cloisters, all that remains of the 13th-century…

3. Rocca Aldobrandesca

11.19 MILES

Suvereto's crowning glory is this part-15th-century rocca (castle), abandoned in the 1600s and slowly being restored. The climb to it up winding village…

4. Parco delle Biancane

13.76 MILES

At this geothermal park 21km north of Massa Marittima, steam has been transformed into power by vapour turbines since 1916, supplying power to one million…

5. Castello Pasquini

15.41 MILES

Crenellated Castello Pasquini was built in the late 19th century. Today it is surrounded by lovely tree-shaded grounds and a great play park.

8. Baptistry

17.37 MILES

Just west of the cathedral is the 13th-century baptistry with a small marble font (1502) by Andrea Sansovino.