Livorno What To Do
There are many attractions in Livorno, but definitely the one that brings us most of the joy are the beautiful beaches, the port, and the canals.
Take a look at the video down below, it is not an amazing video but there are all the nicest things of Livorno in it.
The first step as mentioned before is The Mascagni terrace, a beautiful balcony on the sea created with prestigious tiles.
Then you want to go to the Statua Dei Quattro Mori, which is the symbol of the city and place where a lot of people gives appointments.
Then you want to go to the Venice quarter, a lot of boats, canals and beautiful flowers can be seen here in Livorno and you will feel like in Venice.
On the hills you can find the sanctuary of Montenero, the view from there is outstanding and you must take a look at it for sure.
It is very common to find snow up there in the winter and see the sea downhill from the Montenero hill.
The Moresque room in the Museo Civico of Livorno is a masterpiece from the Hebrew ages of Livorno.
- Fortezza Vecchia
- Piazza della Repubblica
- Fortezza Nuova
- The Cathedral of Saint Francis
- Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata
- Canaviglia bastion
- Church of Gregory
- Biblioteca Labronica
Fortezza nuova and Fortezza vecchia are also nice to see, these two fortresses are majestic and nice to look.
The central market if you have time and you want to taste something good from the area is a must-visit. The market is huge and there is stuff for everyone.
Meloria Islands is 3 miles from the pier of Livorno and it’s an island in the middle of the sea with a nice tower on it.
Seafood is king in Livorno, you can find all the best fish for kind of cheap and there are certain dishes that are famous worldwide.
Who never heard about the Cacciucco?
Caciucco is a fish stew native from Livorno that will make you understand that fish outside of Italy is shit!
Once you go Cacciucco you never go back!
This dish is very tasty and you can smell and taste the flavor of the sea. The fish is fresh and stewed in a way that will give you goosebumps.
Livorno is not all about Caciucco, there are many other succulent dishes you can taste, and according to me if you can eat only fish in livorno it would be a good choice.
There are a lot of Americans in Livorno because of the US military base, Italian adapted to them and you can easily find American sandwiches in bars to make them happy.
The Cecina cake is a salty cake made with chickpeas, you can find it in bars and restaurants and it’s full of proteins and taste good.
- Spaghetti In Su’ Ricci (sea urchins)
- Il Brodo Di Sassi
- Stoccafisso Alla Livornese
- Le Triglie Alla Livornese
- Datteri Ripieni Alla Livornese
- Pesce Azzurro In Salsa Di Capperi
Livorno is beautiful, relaxing and you will smell and taste the beach from everywhere you go.
In the summertime, it is a must-visit the city and in the winter, still, it will be fascinating. The hills and fresh seafood are available all year long.
There are a lot of attractions and outdoor walking paths you can explore in the area.
Livorno is a very important port and hanging out around boats, fish and a beautiful noise of the sea is what you will encounter here.
The old fortress is a very beautiful example of how humans can create beautiful things on the beach.
The food is good and rather cheap in the area. If you like seafood goa ahead and go visit Livorno.
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