Travel Reference
In-Depth Information
Tourist office (
05 8689 4236; ; Via Pieroni 18;
8am-5.30pm summer,
shorter hr winter)
Getting There & Away
Livorno is a major port. Regular ferries for Sardinia and Corsica depart from Calata Car-
rara, beside the Stazione Marittima; and ferries to Capraia (via Gorgona) use the smaller
Porto Mediceo near Piazza dell'Arsenale. Boats to Spain and Sicily, plus some Sardinia
services, use Porto Nuovo, 3km north of the city along Via Salvatore Orlando.
Ferry companies:
Corsica Ferries ( ) Two to seven services per week to Bastia, Corsica
(from €36, four hours) and Golfo Aranci, Sardinia (from €45, six to hours).
Grimaldi Lines ( ) Weekly sailings to/from Barcelona (€35 to €85, 21
hours) and Tangiers, Morocco (€80 to €240, 58 hours).
Moby ( ) Boats to/from Bastia, Corsica (from €28, four hours) and Olbia,
Sardinia (€46 to €97, six to 10½ hours).
Toremar ( ) Services year-round to Capraia (€20, 2¾ hours).
The A12 runs past the city and the SS1 connects Livorno with Rome. There are several
car parks near the waterfront.
From the main train station (Piazza Dante) walk westwards (straight ahead) along Viale Car-
ducci, Via de Larderel, then Via Grande into central Piazza Grande, Livorno's main
Trains are less frequent to Stazione Marittima , the station for the ports.
Florence (€9, 1½ hours, 16 daily)
Pisa (€2.50, 15 minutes, frequent)
Rome (€21.65 to €33, three to four hours, 12 daily)
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