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Torre di Calafuria


Seaside landscapes

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Quercianella lies on the outskirts of Livorno, boasts inspiring views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and has long been a tourist destination for Italian and international visitors.
Quercianella is southern most town in the Livorno province, separated from the city by the stretch of rocky coast, is located just a few kilometers north of Castiglioncello. It underwent rapid development with the improvement of local roads, and numerous noble villas were built. With the construction of the railway Livorno – Cecina in 1910, the fraction was equipped with a small station. In 1950, the Bar Dancing Pasquini was opened and is still the best known locale the area—a meeting place for tourists, vacationers and VIPs.

At the beginning of the last century, Giovan Battista Paolieri created a beach frequented by celebrities and "amateur photographers" who immortalized the beach's enchanting beauty, which can be admired even today and not only in period postcards.
Nature lovers will adore the area, which offers a number of hiking routes, on foot or by bike, which lead in and out of the hills that surround it. The area boasts an excellent cuisine made with fish supplied by local fishermen, even more appreciated if enjoyed in the frame of beautiful terraces of the restaurants that overlook the sea.