The remarkable difference in vegetation north and south of the Alps is something one notices immediately upon crossing into Italy from France. The trail from Barcola down to Lerici features some spectacular examples of northern Italy’s beautiful greenery.
Cyprus trees are an ancient symbol of mourning and usually mark cemeteries.
If you need to mend a friendship and are looking for an olive branch, there are loads to choose from around here. Olive groves serve both a decorative and palatable purpose.