Historical Buildings

Acquedotto Leopoldino

The structure designed in the 1700s to bring water to Livorno spans 18 kilometres through the woods.

The springs where the aqueduct gets its water
The springs where the aqueduct gets its water - Credit: Etienne (Li)
The Mediterannean’s very own little Venice, with its historic port.
Founded as a city in 1606 by the Medici family, Livorno became a welcoming oasis for all those who had been religiously, politically or racially persecuted, enriching itself with the resourcefulness and customs of the most diverse foreign nations. Bridges, canals, and historic palaces are reflected in the calm waters, making it feel like a little Venice on the Mediterranean. ...
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