Livorno Cruise Port tourist information.
The Port of Livorno is considered a major Italian port and one of the largest seaports in the Mediterranean Sea. The port mainly serves Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and Marche regions of Italy. Livorno is a major commercial port where several cruise ships can dock at the same time. The docking for larger cruise ships is near Darsena Calafati and Darsena Petroli, right in the industrial port. Smaller vessels can dock at the cruise terminal at Porto Mercantile.
Livorno is the port where you make excursions to places like Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre or Lucca. Often these places are mentioned in your cruise schedule or in the brochures of the cruise line companies. This beautiful port city is conveniently located along the Western Mediterranean and offers a variety of excursions.
Visiting Florence is definitely a lifetime experience. The city is jam-packed with history, architectural and art treasures. And once you are there, you can walk the historic center easily, covering many of the highlights in a few hours. Make sure you eat gelati on the Ponte Vecchio crossing the Arno River, and visit either the Uffizi or Accademia Galleries to see the best of Renaissance art, especially Michelangelo.
Train connections between Livorno and Pisa are frequent and take just 15 minutes. Allow around 45 minutes to and from Pisa Aeroporto, for which you will need to change trains at Pisa Centrale. ATL also runs buses direct from Pisa Airport to Livorno and back.