Cruise Holiday Travel Guide: Livorno

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Ideally located on the western coast of Tuscany, Livorno is one of several fantastic spots around Italy that you’ll have a chance to visit on a Mediterranean cruise.

Take a look at cruises visiting Livorno along with Sicily, Venice, Rome and more on our Italy cruise deals page.

Alternatively, keep reading to find out what makes Livorno such a popular cruise destination, and what you’ll be able to see and do while you’re there.

About Livorno

Historically, Livorno was one of the coastal fortresses protecting Pisa. Indeed, there are still many historic sights to be seen around the city.

A popular spot for tourists is Fortezza Vecchia, Livorno’s harbourfront. You’ll find expensive yachts at one end, and the smaller fishing boats at the other end for a truly authentic local experience.

Make sure you also visit the Piazza del Repubblica – widely considered the most impressive square in Livorno.

If you’re looking for a beautiful beach, look no further than Sonnino beach. It can get a little crowded during summer but the rest of the year it’s ideal for a romantic walk, or just some time to relax.

Antignano beach is another great place to chill out – a rockier beach with fantastic views out over the sea.

Book your Livorno Cruise Today

Take advantage of our great deals on cruises visiting Livorno by visiting our Italy cruise deals page. Use the search tool to find out what other deals we might have missed. And remember, we update our deals on a regular basis, so be sure to check back in the future.

Check out some of the best deals we currently have to offer below:

Mediterranean Western Voyage (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Azamara Journey
16th October 2014 for 13 nights

After a flight from Australia to Barcelona – where you’ll stay in a hotel – your cruise will set off to Mahon, Palma de Mallorca, Ajaccio, Monaco, Nice (Villefranche), Livorno and Rome. You’ll then fly back to Australia.

Gems of the Western Med (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Norwegian Jade
30th October 2014 for 15 nights

Your trip begins with a flight to Rome, where you’ll stay the night in a hotel. You’ll then set off on your cruise, which visits Livorno, Monte Carlo, Provence, Barcelona, Valencia, Cagliari, Palermo, Naples and back to Rome, before the return flight to Australia.

Luxury Western Mediterranean (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Queen Elizabeth
5th November 2014 for 18 nights

You’ll stay in an Athens hotel for a night before your cruise, which visits Valletta, La Goulette, Palermo, Naples, Rome, Livorno, Monte Carlo, Toulon, Barcelona and Rome. You’ll then fly back to Australia.

Images sourced via Flickr Creative Commons. Credit: Pepolino

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Richard Boyce

Richard Boyce is a cruise travel specialist for Cruise1st Australia.

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