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    • Bus schedule

      Florence Oct 8, 2016 at 12:49 AM

      How late at night does bus number 17 run from the city center? I need to get from there to a hostel at midnight

    • Florence at Christmas

      Florence Oct 15, 2016 at 8:23 AM

      We are considering a visit to Florence from December 26 to Jan 1. This wil not be our first visit, but the first time spending a full week there. Any suggestions for activities? Any special holiday events? Should the weather be good enough for touring?

    • David Tomorrow?

      Florence Oct 20, 2016 at 3:42 PM

      We only have tomorrow afternoon (Oct. 21) and night in Florence before we fly out Saturday morning. I really want to see the statue David but I hear that the lines are always long unless you're on a tour. Will I be able to get into a tour that lasts just an hour or 2 if I don't get there until noon or shortly after tomorrow? What is the best way to set something up? (We do not have a phone here....)

      We plan to stay in an Airbnb apartment in Pont Vecchio. I would really appreciate your help with this as I don't want to spend our limited time waiting in line to see the exhibit. Also, do you have any other things that are nearby that would be quick and easy to see?

      Many thanks in advance!

    • Venice to San gim to Rome

      San Gimignano Oct 8, 2016 at 3:38 PM

      Hi, trying to figure out best way to do the rental car...should I train to Florence and rent a car there, or pick up the car in Venice and drive to s gim? Sounds like the drive isn't particularly scenic. And at the end of the week in San gim, we will be heading to Rome. I know not to drive there, so should I return the car in Florence, Siena, Orvieto, or Rome airport? We could take train from Florence, Siena or Orvieto. Thanks in advance,

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      Via Francigena San Gimignano to Siena

      Tuscany Oct 5, 2016 at 2:16 PM


      I have 4 days in Tuscanny in mid october and I was thinking about doing part of the Via Francigena, more specifically San Gimignano to Siena, or Ponte d'arbia to San Quirico. I like to take photos so which one of these would be nicest in fall. Or any other 3 day walks recommended in fall in that area? From what I have read its quite feasible to do it alone as it is quite well marked and with signs, but I find very little information about doing it alone, mostly tours. I am planning on taking the bus to San Gimignano and starting the next morning, does that sounds ok?

      Warm regards
      Tore Skobba

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      SO MUCH TO SEE - is this too much?

      by SightSeeOoO Online Now Sep 17, 2015 at 3:31 PM

      Ciao! We are in the port of Livorno for ONE DAY - so this is challenging. Do you think the following proposed itinerary is too much for the time we are off the ship? (9 hours)

      Drive from Livorno to Firenze (via private car) stop at Piazza Michelangelo for a quick snack & cup of coffee, then drive to see Piazza del Duoma (aka Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral). Not planning on going inside, just sitting and staring at it in awe for a little while. Then a jaunt over to the Ponte Vecchio to WINDOW shop. Overall, I was thinking that would be about three hours in the city.

      (Note: We were in Florence for a week in 1997, so I have done some extensive sightseeing there. I know the museums all have loooooong lines, so I was not planning on going to any of them. I would need another week long trip to do that any justice.)

      THEN... from Firenze, we are hoping to drive through Tuscany (maybe stop at one vineyard, maybe not) and spend a few hours in San Gimingano. (we love it there).

      We figured out drive time to be approx 4 hours, which if we have 9 hours, that gives us 5 hours to sight-see.

      What do you think? Thanks for your input! Mille Gratzie!

      6 Answers Sep 18, 2015 at 9:59 PM
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      What to do

      by Jen8675309 Online Now May 5, 2015 at 5:21 PM

      If we are stopping in Livorno and we don't want to do an excursion to Pisa or Florence, what is recommended to see and do in the area that does not take hours to get to?

      6 Answers Jul 22, 2015 at 2:53 AM
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      Livorno to Cinque Terre

      by Jen8675309 Online Now May 4, 2015 at 3:36 AM

      Our cruise was originally supposed to stop in LaSpezia, but they changed the itinerary to Livorno. We had our hearts set on going to Cinque Terre from LaSpezia. I know that Livorno is quite a bit further away, but we are in port from 7 am to 7 pm. Would taking the train up be a possibility?

      2 Answers May 4, 2015 at 3:46 AM
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      Ferry to Sardinia

      by FruitLover Online Now Mar 29, 2015 at 12:27 PM

      Hello folks,
      Checking option of ferry to Sardegna and back, this week-end.
      Staying in Florence.
      Will be greatful for any personal experience and tips.

      1 Answer Mar 29, 2015 at 1:36 PM
    • Best option Livorno > Olbia

      by FranTan Online Now Mar 3, 2015 at 7:19 PM

      What's the best way to get from Livorno, to Olbia Sardinia?

      6 Answers Mar 15, 2015 at 4:27 PM
    • Christmas Eve

      by rasda101 Online Now Oct 11, 2014 at 3:48 AM

      Our cruise ship is docking in Livorno on Christmas Eve, will there be any special activities? Do the shops/attractions close early?

      1 Answer Oct 11, 2014 at 11:39 AM
    • Easiest way to get from Pisa Airport to NH Grand Hotel Palazzo (57127)

      by Lisa909 Online Now Jul 30, 2014 at 4:09 AM

      I am looking to travel from Pisa airport to our hotel the Grand Hotel Palazzo I am wondering if its easier to hire a car to get from the airport or how easy is it to take public transport such as a bus?

      2 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36 AM
    • livorno transportation to lucca

      by ardenttraveler1 Online Now Jul 22, 2014 at 8:55 AM

      is it hard to get from the cruise port to Lucca? Can we catch a bus and do our own thing easily? for a day trip!

      1 Answer Jul 22, 2014 at 9:28 AM
    • Things to du in the district of Livorno with kids (4 years old)

      by falkfjell Online Now Jul 16, 2014 at 3:34 AM


      We're a Norwegian family staying 2 1/2 weeks in the district of Livorno (Pisa 2 days, one week in Castiglioncello and one week in Bibbona) in July & August.

      Do you have any tips/recommendations for what to do for kids here?

      Kind regards Lise

    • How to get to Pisa

      by SandWPotters Online Now May 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM

      How do you get from the port of Livorno to Pisa?

      3 Answers May 16, 2014 at 9:47 AM
    • livorno to lucca from cruise port

      by mywifeandme Online Now Apr 6, 2014 at 10:22 AM

      How to get to and from lucca from livorno cruise port via, train ,taxi ,car rental

      4 Answers Apr 6, 2014 at 12:23 PM
    • Wine tours from Livorno port

      by Pollypammy Online Now Sep 23, 2013 at 1:04 PM

      Hi am on a cruise that docks in Livorno mid October 2013, having been to Pisa and Florence I would like to do a wine tour and maybe a quick look at Lucca. Will taxis at the port offer such a tour? Ideally I would want a 6 hr tour rather than the 8/9hr full day tours you as will be travelling within my elderly parents (although happy to pay for a day rate).

      1 Answer Sep 29, 2013 at 11:35 AM
    • SUP rentals.

      by CoCosmama Online Now Sep 19, 2013 at 12:20 PM

      Where is a shop with easy access to the water for Stand Up Paddle board rentals ? Grazie, Bernadette

    • Trains to Pisa

      by Br0914 Online Now Sep 12, 2013 at 7:20 PM

      arriving in November on Celebrity Cruise line. I'm thinking of taking the bus to the train station to take to Pisa on one day and Florence on another. I'm not too familiar with trains and relying on them and buses. Will this be a problem at all?

      4 Answers Sep 12, 2013 at 11:32 PM
    • Exiting the port

      by CruisingItaly Online Now Aug 19, 2013 at 3:49 PM

      Hi, I am docking in Livorno in a cruise next week and from what i understand, you can't walk right out of the port area, you must get either a ship sponsored shuttle or tour.
      We are being picked up by a relative who lives nearby. Will they be allowed inside the port area with the car? Is there parking for the public?
      I don't see the point in paying to be taken to the town when we have a car willing to pick us up right from the port!
      Thanks in advance for your advice.

      3 Answers Aug 21, 2013 at 9:06 PM
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      Left luggage

      by jacquisuiza Online Now Aug 17, 2013 at 12:36 AM

      Are there lockers at Livorno Centrale? I am coming from Elba in the morning and the ferry to Barcelona will leave at 23.30. Check-in opens at 16.00.

      1 Answer Aug 17, 2013 at 12:39 AM
    • Scooter Vesta rental in livorno

      by hdhdharrow Online Now Jul 18, 2013 at 3:38 AM

      Hi everybody,

      does someone knows a scooter rental shop in livorno ? I would like to rent a 125cc Vespa during 6 days.

      Thanks in advance !

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2013 at 2:26 PM
    • Travelling from Livorno to Pisa and Lucca on a Day Trip

      by EuroDeb Online Now Jun 25, 2013 at 2:11 AM

      We will stopping in Livorno for 1 day on our cruise in September (approx. 7am to 8pm) and as we have already been to Florence before, we were thinking of trying to travel by train to Pisa and Lucca then back to Livorno in one day. Does this sound feasible? If so, how would be go about it?

      2 Answers Jun 25, 2013 at 7:43 PM
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      Livorno – Barcelona by ferry

      by jacquisuiza Online Now Jun 14, 2013 at 2:17 AM

      After a week on Isola d’Elba we will go by Grimaldi ferry from Livorno to Barcelona. We will have to leave the hotel in the morning but the ferry only leaves at 23.30. I already asked Grimaldi Lines about the earliest hour to embark but didn’t get an answer. We will travel by train and bus from Piombino Port to Livorno and won’t have a lot of luggage. How can we spend the day at Livorno and how can we get from Livorno Centrale to the Port? Does the bus to Piazza Grande leave at Central Station?

      2 Answers Jun 16, 2013 at 1:32 AM
    • Car Rental Livorno

      by ScotAusCan Online Now Jun 7, 2013 at 10:45 AM

      Arriving on Noordam September 22nd, 2013 (Sunday), we would like to rent a car for the day, Please advise which companies have offices dock side and if they are open on Sunday. Any information appreciated.


      Vancouver, B.C.

      18 Answers Jun 7, 2013 at 12:22 PM
    • Distance from Livorno Port to Livorno Airport

      by dharshanaj Online Now Apr 29, 2013 at 5:23 AM

      How long will it take to travel from the Port of Livorno where cruise ships land to the Livorno International Airport (Galileo Galilee airport)?

      3 Answers Apr 29, 2013 at 12:21 PM
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      Vintage Shopping in Livorno???

      by Tee-Jay Online Now Apr 3, 2013 at 4:13 PM

      Are there any vintage or antique shopping areas in Rosignano & Castiglioncello in Livorno? I am looking for vintage/retro clothing & accessories, & furniture & homewares.

    • Livorno Port

      by Maisiegirl Online Now Apr 1, 2013 at 10:11 AM

      I am wondering what is the best way to get from Livorno port into Pisa

      3 Answers Apr 1, 2013 at 12:40 PM
    • Renting a car in Livorno

      by lmquillan Online Now Jul 21, 2012 at 1:42 PM

      My husband saw were you can rent a car from a national rental company for 90 Euros/100 Euros with a GPS with pick up and drop off at the dock in Livorno. Does anyone know what driving conditions are like in and around Pisa, Lucca, Florence, etc. We have been told that driving in Italy can be a challenge. However, he has driven a city bus, 18 wheeler, family car,and is a retired railroad engineer so he is not a novice.

      6 Answers Jul 24, 2012 at 9:31 AM
    • Livorno to Cinque Terra

      by lmquillan Online Now Jul 7, 2012 at 9:49 PM

      Arriving via cruise ship to Livorno mid August. Other than a private car how can we get to Cinque Terra. Cruise tour & private car too expensive. Will be in port for 13 hrs. Is this enough time?

      5 Answers Jul 8, 2012 at 1:26 PM
    • Easy transfer?

      by Lark1n Online Now May 1, 2012 at 3:56 AM

      We are in Livorno for the day and would like to visit Pietrasanta; what would be the easiest way to get there - by train or bus, and if so, does anyone know the approximate cost?


      2 Answers May 2, 2012 at 2:29 PM
    • Do we have time to do both Pisa and Florence from Livorno

      by canada5 Online Now Apr 22, 2012 at 7:39 PM

      My husband and I and 3 kids (ages 14,12,9) are coming in on a cruise July 3 to Livorno. We are in port for 12 hrs. From port we plan to take a taxi to Livorno Centrale and take the train to Pisa, then take another taxi to the Leaning Tower. Then back on the train to Florence. Do we have enough time to do both Pisa and Florence??? Not sure if I have this right and appreciate any suggestions. Thanks!!

      15 Answers Jun 13, 2012 at 11:26 PM
    • local bus

      by oldbill12 Online Now Apr 9, 2012 at 7:53 AM

      I will be arrving on a cruise, and wonder if there is a local bus route from the cruise port to Livorno Centrale, rather than using cruiselines shuttle to the main square or a taxi, thankyou.

      3 Answers Apr 11, 2012 at 12:32 PM
    • Transportation in Livorno Italy

      by keelinglamps Online Now Feb 18, 2012 at 12:11 PM

      I am going on a cruise with 12 other family members.When we get off the ship in Livorno Italy, are we able to rent a car that would carry all 13 people? What should we expect to pay. Are we able to rent a taxi for a half a day that would hold 13 people and what would the going rate be? Could this be set up ahead of time or would you have to wait until we get off the ship?
      Thanks for your input,

      8 Answers Feb 19, 2012 at 2:11 PM
    • Livorno pier to Florence train station

      by blondewa Online Now Jan 7, 2012 at 11:07 AM

      Two of us are disembarking the cruise with luggage from Celebrity Equinox at the Livorno pier on Sunday, April 29th, 2012. Celebrity will not allow us to book a Florence excursion one-way and take our luggage with us.

      What would be the best option(s) for transport directly from the pier to the main train station in Florence (Santa Maria Novella)? We received a quote of 160 euros from one transfer service, but that seems excessive.

      4 Answers Jan 22, 2012 at 4:31 PM