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LIVORNO, ITALY

On Our Own, again- sweet!


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We took a local bus to the Funicular –and up to the Sanctuary of Montenero.

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We had a panoramic view of the city and the sea. This site is a religious and pilgrimage center because the church houses a 14th century image of the Madonna, the patron of Tuscany.

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Under the Tuscan Sun

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In the historic heart of Livorno 17th century merchants designed canals and bridges, like a small Venice.

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Guarding the port entrance is the Old Fortress.

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We found a wonderful local restaurant, L’Ancora, and enjoyed a Tuscan Sunday dinner.

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The New Fortress, surrounded by canals, is connected to the Old Fortress by the city’s inland waterways.

Posted by Swenigale 07:38

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