Things to do in Livorno

Our most recommended things to do in Livorno

From Livorno: Bus Transfer to the Leaning Tower of Pisa

1. From Livorno: Bus Transfer to the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Admire the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the other marble monuments of Piazza dei Miracoli with a comfortable round-trip transfer by bus from Livorno. Travel to the medieval city of Pisa and discover a new city with free time to visit the different monuments of Piazza dei Miracoli. Take the chance to enter the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa and enjoy breathtaking views. Explore with ease with a detailed map and descriptions to help find your way around. Admire an open-air museum of European medieval art, one of the most refined architectural complexes in the world. After your free time in Pisa, sit back in comfort on your transfer back to you departure point in Livorno.

From Livorno: Florence and Pisa Roundtrip Transfer

2. From Livorno: Florence and Pisa Roundtrip Transfer

During your time in Livorno, take the opportunity to explore two of the most famous cities in Tuscany. Travel on a comfortable tour bus with wi-fi and tips from your tour host. Enjoy free time in Florence and Pisa and discover both of these iconic cities on the same day. First, head to Florence, referred to sometimes as the "cradle of the renaissance". Visit the San Lorenzo market, Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, and the old bridge. Wander through alleyways set between historic buildings and taste some typical local dishes.  After 3 and a half hours of free time in Florence, continue towards Pisa and take 1 hour and 30 minutes to see the city. Admire the famous monuments at the "meadow of miracles" including the leaning tower. Strike a pose beside the famous monument and snap a photo to help remember your visit.

Shore Excursion to Florence from Livorno

3. Shore Excursion to Florence from Livorno

Optimize your time in Livorno to explore one of the most famous cities in the world by traveling aboard a comfortable coach complete with wi-fi with the support of an expert tour guide. Download a free multilingual app that will allow you to have detailed information in front of each monument. Knowing the history of Florence, has never been so easy and fun. After arriving at the meeting point following the instructions provided, you will be greeted by a clearly identifiable staff who will provide you with the map of the cities, the code to use the wi-fi, and priority access to get on the bus that will take you to Florence. In the Santa Maria Novella area, where you can start exploring the city, Cradle of the Renaissance, considered an "open-air museum" and its many masterpieces. In the five hours of time available, you can visit the San Lorenzo market, Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Republica, the old bridge, the small alleys set between medieval and Renaissance palaces or wander through the shopping streets as well as taste typical local dishes. Follow the steps of the guide and optimize your visit to Florence by choosing the walking tour option, you will be sure you have seen all the main monuments from the best point of view.

Livorno: Florence & Pisa Shore Excursion with Food Tasting

4. Livorno: Florence & Pisa Shore Excursion with Food Tasting

See the iconic Leaning Tower and the Duomo on this day trip to Pisa and Florence from Livorno. Travel via an air-conditioned bus end savor a tasting of local products. Follow your guide to the city’s main attractions and get free time to explore both cities at your own pace. After meeting your tour guide, begin your trip to Florence in a fully equipped and comfortable bus. Step into Florence, home to several masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. Walk down its winding alleys and explore the city's iconic monuments and art galleries. Start your tour in Piazza Repubblica and follow in the footsteps of Dante Alighieri. Listen to insightful commentary as you visit the Piazza della Signoria and cross the arch bridge of Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River. Enjoy free time to explore the city on your own with plenty to see, including the Accademia Gallery Museum where you can admire Michelangelo's David, or see the Florence Cathedral in Piazza del Duomo. Next, make your way to Pisa. Pass through the Santa Maria gate to Piazza dei Miracoli. Marvel at the impressive marble monuments and the green grass where you can relax or take photos of the famous Leaning Tower. Climb the Leaning Tower or go to the medieval Roman Catholic Cathedral of Pisa. Right next to the Leaning Tower, admire beautiful works of art.

From Livorno Cruise Port: Bus Transfer to Pisa and Lucca

5. From Livorno Cruise Port: Bus Transfer to Pisa and Lucca

Optimize your time in Tuscany by exploring two of the region's most famous cities, Lucca and Pisa, aboard a comfortable bus with Wi-Fi and live commentary. Choose from guided tour options and lunch to tailor your experience. Discover Lucca's most iconic monuments and buildings, including the Guinigi Tower, the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, the Church of San Frediano, the Basilica of San Frediano, the majestic Piazza San Michele or the house of Giacomo Puccini. Choose an optional one-hour guided walking tour of Lucca's main monuments. Try traditional products and homemade pasta in a local trattoria outside the tourist circuit with the bookable lunch option. After about 3 hours of free time in Lucca, the tour will continue towards Pisa you'll have 1 hour and 45 minutes to explore. Enjoy the wonders of this so-called meadow of miracles. Choose the best pose to immortalize your photo with the leaning tower of Pisa and if you had chosen the booked option with the tower, get a panoramic photo to remember your trip.

Livorno: Escorted Shore Excursion to Pisa with Leaning Tower

6. Livorno: Escorted Shore Excursion to Pisa with Leaning Tower

As your cruise arrives in Livorno, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a half-day shore excursion exploring Pisa, a beautiful city approximately 30 minutes from the port. Once in Pisa, you will enjoy a short walk with your expert guide to Miracle Square, where you will find the most precious jewels of Pisa. To access, you'll pass through the Santa Maria gate, one of the entrances of the old wall that used to surround the city. From there you will be enchanted by the beautiful construction, including the white marble of the cathedral and baptistery, and the green grass where you can lie down to admire the astonishing monuments which surround you. You will be free to explore this treasure of Tuscany at your own pace and discover its secrets and history with the stories that your tour leader will tell you during your bus ride. At your tour's conclusion, you will be returned to the port of Livorno.

Livorno: Aquarium Entrance Ticket

7. Livorno: Aquarium Entrance Ticket

Spend the day exploring the Aquarium of Livorno which is located in a building with a strong historical, artistic and architectural value in the city and enjoys a splendid location, located on the seafront of Livorno within the Terrazza Mascagni.  On the ground floor, explore 33 different display tanks, an observation tunnel and a tactile pool. On the first floor, come into contact with a world of insects, amphibians and reptiles and admire the fascinating leaf-cutter ants. See the newly-arrived zebra sharks, the wonderful green tortoises, Napoleon fish, friendly little seahorses as well as a family of jellyfish.

Livorno: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket Experience

8. Livorno: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket Experience

See the sights of Livorno aboard the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus and get an introduction to the gateway to the Mediterranean Sea. Marvel at the sights of the city, planned as an ideal town in the 16th century. Journey alongside canals that date back to the days of the Medicis. See the Roman-era towers and Renaissance architecture of the historic city center and explore Livorno's maritime history in the active port, where a large fishing fleet can be spotted. Experience the cosmopolitan vibe of the city at landmark locations such as the Piazza della Repubblica and Piazza Grande.

From Livorno: Florence Shore Excursion with Tasting

9. From Livorno: Florence Shore Excursion with Tasting

Discover Florence's rich culture on this shore excursion designed especially for cruise ship passengers. After meeting your tour leader at the meeting point, begin your trip to one of the most beautiful and famous cities in the world. Discover this Tuscan paradise and be amazed by the art and history that you find in each of its alleys. Start the day with a tasting of typical Tuscan products in a traditional restaurant for the perfect boost before you begin your exploration. Enjoy the rest of the day to discover Florence's delights at your own pace. During your free time, admire the majesty of the Duomo, one of the most impressive buildings in Italy, and stroll through the city's beautiful squares including the Piazza Repubblica and Piazza Della Signoria. Travel through time at the Ponte Vecchio, one of the most beautiful and treasured symbols of the city. You will also have enough time to visit the Accademia Gallery, where you can admire Michelangelo's David. Meet your tour leader at the end of the day and head back to Livorno.

Florence & Pisa Private Shore Excursion from Livorno Port

10. Florence & Pisa Private Shore Excursion from Livorno Port

Enjoy a full-day private shore excursion of Pisa and Florence from Livorno Port and discover the cradle of the Renaissance, one of the most important periods for art and architecture in history. Sit back and relax as you drive through the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside. As you approach Florence, drive up the Viale dei Colli to Piazzale Michelangelo for the most impressive views of the city. Follow an uphill road, bordered by ancient walls, to Forte Belvedere, built by the Grand-Duke Ferdinand to protect his Medici villas. Enter the city via the Porta Romana to Pitti Palace, home to the Gallery of Modern Art, Costume Gallery, Palatine Gallery, Royal Apartments, Coach Museum, and Silver and Porcelain Museums, as well as the magnificent Boboli Gardens. The next stop is the Piazza della Repubblica, surrounded by historical literary cafés. Following the Via De'Calzaiuoli, admire masterpieces of Renaissance architecture around the Duomo. Your driver is completely at your disposal and will be happy to take you to Piazza Santa Croce to visit the Santa Croce Church to see where many famous Italians are buried. Cross the elegant Ponte Vecchio, still home to gold and jewelry vendors. For shopping hounds and hungry souls, explore the stores and trattorias of the city center, and sample a scrumptious plate of pasta or grab a smart new leather jacket. The most important street for shopping is Via De' Tornabuoni, with designer boutiques like Prada, Gucci, Armani, Cartier, and much more. You can also discover local crafts in small workshops in the Santa Croce or Santo Spirito neighborhoods. Or practice your bargaining skills at the San Lorenzo outdoor market. In the afternoon, you will drive to Pisa and explore the gentle town as it recalls the days of the Pisan Republic. See the astonishing Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), home to the medieval Duomo, Baptistery, and legendary Leaning Tower.

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What people are saying about Livorno

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,094 reviews

It was a really lovely day. lucca is so pretty and we enjoyed a lovely lunch with pasta. Then back on the coach to Pisa to see the tower. This trip was great value as it cost 3 times more when booked on the cruise ship.

Very professional from start to finish.Guide was excellant.fantastic bus.Good time at destinations.We chose this tour as it was a 5th of the price of the cruise ship one.

Kiki and Max were the best guides and made the trip to and from Florence easy and enjoyable. Highly recommend!

Great Tour. Valerio is an excellent driver. shared his knowledge on Italian tradition , wine and food.

very family friendly. great activity to do with kids!