The region of Livorno is a narrow ribbon of Tuscany
along the western coast of Italy
. The Venice district of the Italian Renaissance town of Livorno
is graced with villas. The arched bridges over a network of canals
, encourages you to walk down narrow lanes and explore this port city. See the Fortezza Nuova
, made of red brick, which was built to protect the city from pirates. Enjoy an opera
presented by the Traditional Theatre of Livorno, composed by Pietro Mascagni who lived here. Read all the details at ownerdirect.com
about villa rentals, or condo rentals, for your holidays. Book your Tuscany accommodation. During the evening, savour a sweet herbal liqueur - Galliano
, which is produced In Livorno - as you sit at the tables placed upon the terrace. Apartments or villa rentals are fully-equipped to make your accommodations a welcomed place to start each day.
Frequent car ferries depart from Piombino
to Portoferraio on the island of Elba
– one of the Tuscan Archipelago under the jurisdiction of Livorno. These beautiful beaches are a holiday destination of choice for those wanting the pleasures of swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. Stay in a sea-side villa. Enjoy the view offer by your vacation rental accommodations. The town of Piombino is built upon a promontory
that gently rests in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Instead of staying in a hotel, vacation rentals with a view of the sea, with gardens home to exotic trees and plants, can be your Italian holiday home. Feel at home in comfortable vacation rental accommodations.
Driving just over an hour, you will arrive in the majestic town of Florence
with its many bridges spanning the Arno River. With stores on the Ponte Vecchio
since the 13th Century, this was the first bridge across the river. It was restored after a flood in 1345, and was fortunately spared during World War II. Nestled between the Chianti hills to the south and the Fiesole hills to the north
, this majestic Renaissance town
is a vibrant museum displaying marvels of architecture, exquisite statutes and numerous piazzas. The Piazza della Signoria
is where the original of Michelangelo’s David
- now in Galleria dell'Accademia
- was placed outside of the Palazzo Vecchio
. The Loggia dei Lanzi
is an open-air sculpture gallery designed in 1376,
Set the tone for a memorable family reunion in an elegant villa rental on your Tuscan holiday. Perhaps a choice of apartments within Renaissance villas will be perfect should you be travelling solo or with a small group. Read all the details about holiday homes in Italy.
Choose your accommodation from the many vacation home rentals available from Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
: a condo rental in a town, apartments available with a restored farmhouse, or perhaps a seaside villa rental. Privately owned vacation home rentals are a perfect alternative to staying in a hotel. Fully equipped kitchens are included in vacation rentals offering you lodging accommodations.