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The tourist area of ​​Livorno is a land rich in art and history, where they were born musicians such as Mascagni and painters like Modigliani and where, with factors has established the school Perseo.


Travel LivornoSea
For over 90 uninterrupted kilometres, clear water shading from emerald green to deepest blue washes the coast, the water quality and services provided by the coastal resorts have been awarded the European Union's Blue Flag.
A line of splendid resorts stretches from Livorno to Piombino - Castiglioncello, Quercianella, Rosignano, Vada, Cecina, Bibbona, Marina di Castagneto and San Vincenzo.
Beaches of pale sand, like those at San Vincenzo and Baratti, alternate with the darker sands of Marina di Castagneto, Bibbona and Cecina, and wind-sculpted rocky shores where the water is deep and teeming with fish. Well-equipped marinas provide plenty of opportunities for yachting.

Nature
Over 20% of the Costa degli Etruschi comprises Parks, protected areas, nature oases, and fauna reserves. Nature is not just a setting, but the very essence of this land with its dense stands of pine trees, woods and countryside rich with colours and scents.
Of particular note are the Bolgheri WWF Oasis, a wet zone of international importance, the Magona Park and its biogenetic oasis, the Livorno Hills Park, which is of considerable historical-naturalistic interest, the Rimigliano Park flora and fauna oasis, the Orti-Bottagone oasis and the Sterpaia and Montioni parks.

Archaeology
Etruscan settlements by the sea, like the Baratti-Populonia Archaeological Park, museums full of Etruscan, Roman and Villanovan artefacts, such as those at Rosignano Marittimo, Cecina and Piombino, exhibitions and shows of international significance on the history of these places all bear witness to the historical importance of the Costa degli Etruschi.
The San Silvestro Archaeo-mineral Park at Venturina is a real open-air museum where organized routes allow visitors to follow the various stages of metalworking in Etruscan and medieval times.

Visit Livorno : Quartiere Venezia Nuova LivornoArt and history
This is an area rich in art and history, where musicians such as Mascagni and painters like Modigliani were born, and where Livorno-born Giovanni Fattori, helped found the Macchiaioli school. Permanent collections and internationally significant exhibitions keep this important heritage alive.
Long-standing cultural institutions such as the CEL, Armunia and the Mascagni Musical Institute play an important role in promoting culture. History lives on in the medieval towns and villages of Bolgheri, Populonia, Castagneto Carducci, Bibbona, Suvereto and Campiglia Marittima, small gems set among green hills and woods, a stone's throw from the sea.
Livorno was planned in the 1500's by the Medici as an "ideal city" and still preserves reminders of its past, such as the historical "Venice" quarter, the Fortresses, and the navigable canals which surround the town centre. Churches of various religious faiths can be visited in this town, which has strong cosmopolitan traditions.


Livorno area: discover the area

  • Giovanni Fattori museum in Livorno Giovanni Fattori museum in Livorno
    The Museum Giovanni Fattori Livorno is distributed on three floors of the beautiful Villa Mimbelli hundred and thirty six and includes works by painters who caratteliigato Italian art between 800 and 900.
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  • Bolgheri Bolgheri
    The Castle of Bolgheri has been known of since the 8th century, and it too belonged to the family of the Counts della Gherardesca.
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  • Capraia island Capraia island
    Capraia in Tuscan archipelago : Capraia islands with local aromatic herbs and surrounded by a limpid sea, a real mediterranean pearl.
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  • Elba Island Elba Island
    Elba Island has been the theatre of big historical events. Every Mediterranean civilization has left important marks of its own landscape .
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  • Gorgona island Gorgona island
    Gorgona it is the smaller island of the Tuscan Archipelago to the west of Leghorn, it has got 300 inhabitants and is little more than 2 squared kms wide, it is mostly occupied by the goal.
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  • Coastline from Livorno to Piombino Coastline from Livorno to Piombino
    For over 90 uninterrupted kilometres, clear water shading from emerald green to deepest blue washes the coast, the water quality and services provided by the coastal resorts have been awarded the European Union's Blue Flag.
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  • Montecristo island Montecristo island
    Montecristo island is a wild and uninhabited island, covered with Mediterranean bush is an important shelter for birds of passage.
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  • Pianosa in tuscan Archipelago Pianosa in tuscan Archipelago
    Pianosa protected from the prison for 142 years, first penal settlement, and high security prison up today.
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  • Suvereto Suvereto
    Today the visitor arrives at Suvereto from the coast, coming down the Costa degli Etruschi along the via Aurelia and turning inland at Piombino or Venturina.
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  • Tuscan archipelago Tuscan archipelago
    The archaeological findings testify the presence of man on the islands of the Tuscan archipelago since the prehistoric era .
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  • Livorno Livorno
    Livorno was founded in the second half of the sixteenth century by the Medici .
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  • Etruscan coast Etruscan coast
    Etruscan coast is the name of the coastal belt which encloses the natural oasis of Bolgheri, the splendid pine-wood of Cecina, the rolling countryside of Bibbona, Bolgheri and Monte Calvi.
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  • Gherardesca castle in Bolgheri Gherardesca castle in Bolgheri
    The origins of Bolgheri Castle in Bolgheri date back to 1200. Since then, it has been the property of the Counts of Gherardesca family.
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  • Parks of the Val di Cornia Parks of the Val di Cornia
    The various archaeological and natural sites of our Parks make this area an interesting alternative to the traditional tourist destinations.
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  • Campiglia Marittima Campiglia Marittima
    Campiglia Marittima, maintains intact many aspects of the medieval town. The built-up area is dominated by the Castle built perhaps between the 8th and 9th centuries.
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  • Bibbona Bibbona
    Located in the middle of a wide countryside, interrupted by suggestive views of the coast, Bibbona represents a destination that really permits to live a holiday in a deep contact with the nature.
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