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LIVORNO, the town in TUSCANY
by the sea, not far from PISA, FIRENZE, LUCCA, BOLGHERI, SAN GIMIGNANO, SIENA etc.

discover Livorno and surroundings


LIVORNO

is an excellent starting point for visiting the major art cities of Tuscany.
With a journey time of between 20 minutes and half an hour you can reach all places of interest such as:


PISA, LUCCA, BOLGHERI, FIRENZE, SAN GIMIGNANO, SIENA, VOLTERRA and 5 TERRE.
 

"MUST" SEE IN THE CITY

TERRAZZA MASCAGNI

Terrazza Mascagni is one of the most elegant and evocative place of Livorno and is located on the waterfront at the edge of the Viale Italia.


LA FORTEZZA VECCHIA
La Fortezza Vecchia is a fortification that stands at the edge of the Medici Port of Livorno. It encompasses the entire history of the city, from its origins until today.


IL QUARTIERE VENEZIA
La Venezia is a district of Livorno, the only one in the city center which, after the devastation of World War II, has retained much of its historical and architectural jewels, such as numerous churches and palaces. And 'crossed by picturesque canals and lively in the evening by characteristic's locals .


IL MERCATO CENTRALE
The market supplies, also known as Central Market, stands on the scali Aurelio Saffi, along the Royal Canal in Livorno.
It is one of the most interesting buildings of Livorno built in the second half of the nineteenth century, however, when we feel the influence of large iron and glass architecture of the nineteenth century.


L’ACQUARIO
The Aquarium is located on the municipal Lungomare, near the Terrazza Mascagni. It is the largest aquarium in Tuscany and is the only facility of its kind to have in-house a marine archaeological greek-Roman with the striking reproduction of a ship wreck.


MUSEO FATTORI
The Museum Fattori is located in the picturesque setting of Villa Mimbelli and was opened in 1994 in the presence of President of the Republic Oscar Luigi Scalfaro.


CASA NATALE MODIGLIANI
The birthplace of Amedeo Modigliani is located in Livorno, in via Roma number 38, not far from Piazza Attias. Here, July 12, 1884, birthplace of the famous painter labronico, fourth son of a family belonging to the large Jewish community of Livorno. It is a simple nineteenth-century building on three floors above ground.


SANTUARIO DI MONTENERO
Il santuario della Madonna delle Grazie,  much better known as a sanctuary of Montenero, stands on the hill of Montenero, in Livorno. The complex, elevated to the rank of basilica and held by the monks Vallombrosani is dedicated to Our Lady of Grace Montenero, the patron saint of Tuscany. The sanctuary also includes a rich gallery of votive and abroad, is preceded by a memorial chapel, the burial place reserved for some illustrious Livorno.


SINAGOGA
The Synagogue of Livorno is located behind Piazza Grande, within the city pentagonal Buontalenti, in the large square Benamozegh. It was built by architect Angelo Di Castro and completed in 1962 at the ancient synagogue, which was partially destroyed during the Second World War. It is with Rome, Trieste and Genoa, one of only four major synagogues of the twentieth century in Italy and the only one to be built in the period after the Second World War.


TOUR OF THE CANALS BY ITINERA
Livorno is charming and quaint town crossed by canals. A boat trip to explore the city, including anecdotes and curiosities, will revive the ancient atmosphere of the seafaring life.
http://www.livornoinbattello.info

SURROUNDINGS

BOLGHERI
Bolgheri is a village in the municipality of Castagneto Carducci is located a few kilometers south of Livorno. It is located in the center of the Maremma Livorno, on the foothills of the Metalliferous Hills. The quaint village has developed around the medieval castle that sits on a hill reached by the scenic Cypress Avenue. For lovers of wine in Bolgheri reds are produced by the designation "Bolgheri DOC", where it is combined with the native sangiovese cabernet, merlot and, in some cases, even with the most demanding Petit Verdot.


CASTIGLIONCELLO
Castiglioncello is a village in the municipality of Rosignano, in the Province of Livorno. Located in a privileged position in terms of scenic, far from major roads, has remained unknown and untouched until the modern era, with its lush pine forests and its spectacular cliffs overlooking the sea. Always been a meeting place for culture and entertainment Castiglioncello has become famous in the sixties of the last century as a holiday destination of important figures from the world of cinema, as Marcello Mastroianni and Alberto Sordi.


THE REEF CALAFURIA
The reef of Calafuria is a rare beauty. On the top you can see that and Sonnino castle 'was for many years owned' by Baron De Leo Renzis.
 

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