Porta Livorno

Porta Livorno, Civitavecchia: Address, Porta Livorno Reviews: 3.5/5

Porta Livorno
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Asrj76
Stockport, UK244 contributions
Why ships dock here I don’t know
Oct 2019
Don’t get me wrong I wasn’t on cruise, we were on a day out from pisa, but why anyone would want to get off and see this very bland, boring city is beyond me. We travelled by train from lucca via pisa and walked from the train station which is about a 30 minute walk. The only thing saying this city from a one start is the canal, water inlet that runs thorough the city to the ocean and you can pick that up as a way of walking from the train station to the city centre. The port is clearly modelled on Naples or the other way round, yet is so much more lacking in atmosphere, heritage and interest.
Written 15 October 2019
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Neil W
Germantown, MD78 contributions
Port of Livorno
Aug 2019
Our ship, Norwegian Jade, docked here on August 21 this year. The port was clean and accommodating as customs was nearby and there was a market to pick up any last minute travel items or gifts, souvenirs, etc. and at the back of the terminal was where tour buses and private tour drivers waited with signs with their client's names and helpful instructions or directions. Its a fairly large port area with several docking areas that comprise the entirety of the port, which covers a fairly large area adjacent to the city and the portion of Livorno known as Little Venice because of its canal. Livorno is a lovely old world city with new growth visible and site of the Central Market which is the largest indoor market in all of Europe.
Written 3 September 2019
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Dr. Tim
Marana, AZ5,139 contributions
Interesting historic arch
Jun 2019 • Couples
Porta Livorno is one of the historic places you can visit as you walk from The Michelangelo Fortress to the port entrance. According to the Port Mobility web site Porta Livorno, is a large monumental gate built in 1761 by Pope Clement XIII, with the aim of connecting the port with the north side of the city, as attested by the tombstone above the door. Located in the heart of the historic port of Civitavecchia, the door owes its name to the fact that it looks towards the Tuscan city of the same name. The work is the demonstration of how over the centuries several Popes have been interested in the development and fortification of the Port of Civitavecchia considered for its position a strategic garrison, in addition to being one of the most active maritime ports of the whole Tyrrhenian Sea.
Written 16 June 2019
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Linda Y
Frisco, TX4,291 contributions
Interesting Name
Oct 2017 • Couples
Porta Livorno is a huge monumental passage built in 1761 to connect the port with Civitavecchia’s north side. A memorial stone over the gate commemorates the request of Pope Clemens XIII. Quite interestingly, the gate owes its name to the fact that it looks towards the Tuscan city with the same name. Almost completely destroyed after the bombings of 1943, Porta Livorno was restored to symbolize the city’s importance once again as both a commercial and tourist port. Sadly, the view of the gate from the city side is not so pretty.
Written 1 November 2017
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Carol S
Auckland, New Zealand158 contributions
A Pleasant Surprise
Aug 2016 • Couples
Not many people seem to know about Livorno, but it is a pretty place and has a nice port. If you have been to Florence, Pisa and surrounds before, you should consider visiting here. After a stroll around the port, grab the Hop On, Hop Off bus and have a good look around Livorno as there are some lovely spots, including taking the bus to the top of the black mountain (Montenero).
Written 2 July 2017
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turoar
Swan Hill, Australia631 contributions
Porta Livorna
Jul 2016 • Couples
We did a tour of Porta Livorno and found it to be a busy port and interesting town to walk around before we went on to Lucca. It was a Sunday, so not many shops were open - would like to be there on a weekday.
Written 16 March 2017
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Davedoolan
Camberley, UK13 contributions
Suprising
May 2016 • Couples
On a cruise previously done Rome twice so decided to have a look around the local area, working port so did not expect much
Pleasantly surprised, free shuttle bus to the port entrance then a short walk into town, there are a couple of old churches and a fortress on the beachfront follow the main road to the local shopping area plenty of shops to browse, stop and have a coffee
Nice long seafront to stroll along
Written 11 May 2016
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