Livorno Things to Do

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    Canal from Piazza della repubblica
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  • 1. Terrazza Mascagni

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    Further along the coast from the Scoglio della Regina and a modern day "beach" complex, the Terrazza Mascagni sprouts out from a patch of wasteground, and at first seems underwhelming. But, as it...

  • 2. Antignano Beach

    This is a rocky beach where i sometimes go to eat a sandwich in the evening during the summer or spring it's pretty relaxing, there are paths all along these little bays where u can walk or run, it's...

  • 3. Fortezza Nuova

    Once a grand fort with its impressive red brick walls surrounded by canals, is now little more than an overgrown park. Free to enter, the place is now overrun with cats...and like most cat colonies...

  • 4. Fortezza Vecchia

    Livorno's harbourfront is a picturesque place, with all the posh yachts at one end, and the smaller dowdier fishing boats shoved up by the old fort. Along the waterfront is a large monument called the...

  • 5. Piazza della Repubblica

    The most impressive square in Livorno is actually a sort of bridge over the main canal. It seems far too large for a place like Livorno, far too grand...and very empty. Two larger than life statues...

  • 6. Sonnino

    sonnino beach is another place where young people go to relax, party and enjoy life.. i'm sure u know what I mean it's OVER CROWDED during the summer.. if u wanna do something like locals do, don't...

  • 7. Scoglio della Regina

    Walking towards the seafront, the first place you come to is the Scoglio della Regina, the Queen's bathhouse, a dilapidated old building hanging over the sea at the end of a pier. I suppose these...

  • 8. Piazza Grande

    Piazza Grande. At the heart of the old city, this piazza was entirely rebuilt after the bombardment of 1943. In the piazza stands the Duomo (16th to 18th centuries), which was rebuilt after the Second...

  • 9. Chiesa di San Jacopo in Acquaviva

    At the end of the Terrazza Mascagni, a piazza opens up, ending with the church of San Jacopo in Acquaviva. Not the most attractive church in the world, it's not...

  • 10. Mercato Centrale and the main canal

    Behind Piazza della Repubblica, the main canal re-appears and turns a corner, where the buildings alongside it become much grander and more impressive as you...

  • 11. Other churches

    Livorno has plenty of old churches dotted around the place, although I only went inside one. I remember one church looked as if it had just survived a bomb...

  • 12. Chiesa di Santa Caterina da Siena

    In the heart of Venezia Nuova is this church, which looks quite plain from the outside, just dull bricks and an octagonal belltower. But inside, the dome is...

  • 13. Quartiere Venezia Nuova

    The streets around the Fortezza Nuova were built to resemble Venice, with a network of canals and bridges. It's not exactly a small Venice...the buildings...

  • 14. The old Square Piazza Cavaloiotti

    The Corso Carducci takes you right into the old part of the city, and the main square. It is packed with people and parking is a nightmare. Of course on the day...

  • 15. weather factor

    the climate in Livorno is so good that we actually don't have what you call a proper winter, just spring, summer and autumnwe are in January 2007 and it's...

  • 16. stroll around the promenade by the beachbe

    i love strolling around with my friends' crazyass dog, the so called Dogatee or Manadog (in between a dog and a manatee),i come here on foot or by bike almost...

  • 17. Old stuff

    Livorno has got the old fortress on the harbour but in my wanderings I didn't see a lot of old stuff. (And I never took a photo of the fortress. Dunno why. I...

  • 18. I was beginning to regret ...

    ... that I hadn't arrived in Livorno kitted out with waterproof beach bag and all the trimmings. Like I saw so many people on the bus kitted out with. (I would...

  • 19. They love the sun!

    About a kilometre further on I came upon the full complement of arrangements for sea bathing and sun baking.More sun baking than bathing.There were sandy...

  • 20. Big moment!

    I took my shoes off and put the feet into the Mediterranean for the very first time!They appreciated it very much indeed.Because, oh, how my feet suffered in...

  • 21. I was about to start my walk back into town ...

    ... along what I found out to be an 18th century promenade, when I saw a young guy in speedos come up a tiny track.So I went down the track thinking there was...

  • 22. I took a bus

    Bought a ticket at a news stand. In Livorno it is a bit less than 1 euro for 60 minutes. I waited at the bus stop for the first bus that came along.Realised I...

  • 23. The ambulance arrived ...

    ... for the second gent.The paramedics patted him a lot too. It seemed to comfort him.They loaded him into the back. He was talking voluably, waving his hands...

  • 24. The police arrived ...

    ... the old gent who had been riding the vespa in the first accident turned up, on his feet, looking sprightly.Bit of a palaver. Everyone was quite cool.The...

  • 25. Another accident!

    Then an old gent on another vespa ran up onto the footpath and crunched himself. No idea why.Everyone attending to the first accident turned around, flapped...

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