Livorno - Livorno, the Tuscan
gateway to the Mediterranean Sea, is crossed by canals and
situated by the seaside.
Planned as an ideal town in the 16th
century, Livorno reveals its history through its districts
characterised by the Medicean canals, which are still navigable,
and through its port, overlooked by towers and fortresses,
leading to the town centre.
Around the middle of the 19th century,
the first bathing establishments of Italy appeared in Livorno.
This tradition still continues thanks to the town's bathing
establishments, hospitable and welcoming, situated along the
shoreline promenade that stretches for many kilometres among
impressive 19th-century buildings, villas in the Liberty style
and the green vegetation: pine trees, tamarisks and oleanders.
There are many places of interest
by the sea, such as: the Naval Academy, a prestigious training
school for officers of the Italian Navy founded in 1881, the
city Aquarium, the Natural History museum of the Mediterranean,
the Caprilli racecourse, a hundred-year-old setting for important
horse racing seasons, and the Terrazza Mascagni, which offers
a wonderful view over some of the islands of the Tuscan archipelago:
Elba, Capraia and Gorgona, as far as Corsica.
Just beyond Livorno the pinkish stone
cliffs of Calafuria and Romito stand above an amazing crystal-clear
Where is Livorno town: is located in the north
of the province.
How to reach Livorno town: From the north or south
with the highway A12, exit Livorno town
Nearby: Visit Pisa and Lucca
Distances: Florence 82 Km - Pisa 20 Km - Lucca 40
Km - Siena 115 Km
Correct name is Livorno
Common mistakes are Liverno,
Leghorn, Glivorno, Livormo