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Why Livorno
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is special for cruisers

Although this Italian port city is scant on sights and delights, Livorno is strategically located for shore excursions to several world-class travel destinations, including Florence.

Top 5
Livorno shore excursion

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Top 5 don't-miss
attractions in Florence

1 - Uffizi Museum
2 - Duomo / Baptistry / Bell Tower
3 - Accademia Gallery
4 - Pitti Palace
5 - Ponte Vecchio

Monday is not
ideal for Florence

Nearly all major Florence museums are closed that day.

Two-destination tours

Some day tours visit two cities. Florence plus Pisa is the most popular combo.

cruise excursions

In addition to offering tour-included Florence shore excursions, some cruise ships have bare-bone ones. You get roundtrip transportation, nothing else. You're on your own in Florence to do whatever you wish.

Save money on
private-guide tours

Rather than booking a dock-to-dock private-guide tour, buy a roundtrip train ticket to Florence. Meet your guide there. Frequent train service links the two cities.

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