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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.
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.
Some day tours visit two cities. Florence plus Pisa is the most popular combo.
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
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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Top 10 Mediterranean Ports of Call
1 Civitavecchia Gateway to Rome
2 Piraeus Gateway to Athen
3 Venice Italy
4 Livorno Gateway to Florence
6 Dubrovnik Croatia
7 Naples Gateway to Pompeii + more
8 Marseille Gateway to Provence
9 Nice Gateway to French Riviera
10 Malaga Spain
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