Situated on the Tyrrhenian Coast, Livorno, Italy, is Tuscany's second largest city, next to Florence.
In addition to offering some of the best seafood in the region, the city's pebbly beaches stretch south from the town's seafront, and there is a compact historic quarter. The old Porto Mediceo part of town was laid out in the 1500s by Florentine architect Bernardo Buonattenti for the Medicis. The five-sided Fosso Real canal is the highlight and is bridged in the east by the Piazza della Repub... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.