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On Livorno City Sightseeing® you will explore the pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea: an incredible journey through history, culture, and the traditions of this charming city, born from an eclectic mixture of cultures.
The ticket is valid for 24 hours with the possibility to hop on and hop off at your will, so visitors are free to choose between shopping on the beautiful streets of the center;have a stroll on the beautifull and elegant liberty waterfront promenade,enjoy the view from the hight of the old hill and visit the historical-religious village of Montenero, using the old funicular, the city offers also visits through the beautiful city museums.and boat tours along the canals.
Our journey starts from the economicl and political central plaza ,you can explore the city on board of the typical ‘Boat trip through the Seventeenth Century District called Venice, observe the town from a different perspective,from the canals, that in the past were full of merchants that traded goods for the Medici, sail through the Port, the Baroque Churches and the historical palaces.the Fortresses and the American market.
Leaving the streets of the city, visitors can admire the beautiful waterfront and the great Terrazza Mascagni (with its distinctive checkerboard flooring that extendes for more than 8,700 square meters), the Aquarium and the many dining places. Finally you arrive at the foot of the Sanctuary of Montenero, known as the center of pilgrimage, of undeniable charm , thanks to one of the largest and most impressive witnesses of given graces and miracles of Italy: the gallery of ex -votos.
The trip aboard the open-top bus continues inside museums, inside the birth house of Amedeo Modigliani, into the historical Central Market a monumental nineteenth-century building considered the largest in Europe, where it is possible to find typical products of the incredible Livorno culinary tradition, and outside, between the stalls of the nearby market, sellers shouting seling their goods ,market calling and folklore.
First departure 10 am
Last departure 3 pm
Frequency: every 60 minutes
Season: from April to November
CitySightseeing STARTING POINT is Via Cogorano next to the shuttle bus stop that connects the port of Livorno to the city center
The sanctuary of Montenero (1345): on the hill overlooking the sea, with an amazing view, the Sanctuary is a religious pilgrimage centre, with one of the most important votive offerings gallery in Italy.
Funicular CableTrain: (1345) the first electric one in Italy and from 2000 the first one running on solar energy It goes up for more than 111 meters, with maximum slopes of 18% on a track of 656 meters.
The Central Market(1889): it‘s the greatest indoor market of Europe, built over the main canal from the late 19th century. Inside, the 230 stalls offer fine delicatessen Tuscan products and the local speciality: fish. Open in the morning.
Outdoor Market: coloured and lively market divided in two areas: one with fruit and vegetables and the other with clothing.