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Art in Tuscany in the province of Livorno
The city of Livorno is located on the Tirreno sea, a few kilometres at the south-east of Pisa, at the southern border of the plain which from the left shore of the Arno river reaches the hills of Montenero. There are three hypothesis more reliable on the f ...
The cathedral of Livorno is dedicated to San Francesco; the Cathedral, seriously damaged by the war events of 1943, has been reconstructed in the immediate post-war period: the public square, with the realization of Palazzo Grande and other buildings, has ...
The façade of the Cathedral, entirely reconstructed, has a porch with round arches. In the post-war period two little porches were added, the apse´s area was completely transformed with the construction of a large exedra placed near the bell t ...
In the interior of the cathedral there is the chapel of the Santissimo Sacramento, begun in 1716 on plan of Giovanni del Fantasia, and the one of the Concezione di Maria (1727). The cathedral in origin was covered by a precious carved and gilded wood ceili ...
The Venezia Nuova is a quarter of Livorno, the only one of the city center that, after the devastations of the Second World War, has conserved great part of its historical and architectonic jewels, which numerous churches and palaces. It represents the tru ...
In the Venezia Nuova quarter there is the Church of Santa Caterina, begun in 1720, was consecrated in 1755. With octagonal shape, the church is characterized by a great dome, 63 meters high. Every summer, in the first days of August, the quarter is center ...
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Livorno is the third city of Tuscany, after Florence and Prato and the second greater harbor of Italy after Genova. In Livorno you can find a lot of churches, temples and cemeteries of different religions, result of a perfect combination of races and populations, that influenced the city culture. This spirit of mutual tolerance, joined to illuminated policy of the Granduchi of Tuscany, created in fact an intense cultural activity. Livorno is surely a place to be visited in all its beauty: the tourist will enjoy of a climate and a territory between the most cosy of Tuscany. Following our cultural suggestions you can return your holiday in Livorno in an interesting trip between art and culture. And for the accommodation choose between the ones we propose to you: farmhouses, hotels, campings, residences, apartments, hostels and bed & breakfast.
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