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Livorno is in Tuscany.


Livorno is on the Tyrrhenian sea and is the second biggest port in Italy.

Get in

By plane

Pisa airport (code: PSA) Galileo Galilei.

By train

Main train station is Livorno Centrale. Take bus number 1 to go to town center and then to the port in about 20 minutes.

By car

Autostrada A12, uscita Livorno; for maps and tolls see: [1] (no pages in English as per 14 November 2004).

By bus

From Pisa, Piombino, Florence and other cities.

By boat

Direct ferry routes exist to Barcelona, Bastia, Golfo Aranci, Olbia, Palermo and Porto Vechio. It is best to book early to avoid over booking.

Many cruise ships stop here for at least a full day to allow guests to tour Rome. Guests not taking cruise ship arranged tours can take a shuttle (supplied by the port) to the port entrance, walk 10-15 minutes to a train station, and take a commuter train (cost in Fall 2009 was 9 Euros roundtrip) to Rome. Locals will happily point the way.

Get around

Bus number 1 is a shuttle from train station to the port and vice-versa. Ticket for one hour of travel is 0,85 Euros, daily ticket is 3,20 Euros. See for a map.


  • Quattro Mori
  • Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori [2]
  • Acquario Comunale "D. Cestoni" [3] (closed: work in progress)
  • Tuscan islands [4]
  • Other museums: [5]
  • Funicolare di Montenero [6] one of the few cable railways still in service (another one is in Montecatini Terme near Pistoia.






Cacciucco - fish stew Riso Nero - Black Rise-(Risotto with squeed))



  • Trattoria Sottomarino, Via dei Terrazzini 48/50 - ph. +39 0586 887025 - Close to Piazza della Repubblica and Fortezza Nuova (Venezia District). Fish cuisine, don't miss the gorgeous cacciucco - Closed on MO and TU.

Cantina Senese in Borgo Cappucino famous for Caccucio and Black Rise



"Ponce alla livornese" is optimal to finish a meal (warm drink with coffee and rum).




  • Hotel Hermitage, Via dei Melograni 13 57020, Marina di Bibbona, Tel. +39.0586.600218 Fax +39.0586.600760. [7]. 4-star modern and comfortable Hotel Hermitage in Marina di Bibbona near the splendid Etruscan coast



Stay safe


Get out

Livorno is a good starting point and base for a tour of Tuscany. You can reach Pisa in half an hour, Lucca and Florence in about an hour. In a day you can easily tour Chianti-side going to Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, Siena and Volterra and be back for dinner.

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