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Old 03-26-2008, 07:41 PM
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Parker - follow ftroute's instructions. That is what we plan on doing and I have to believe its cheaper than the $69 pp for the "do it yourself tour". Your basically paying thm $69 for the instructions on getting to Florence. (Just read the posts from ftroute and hank before my last one for more information. From my experience in other ports and from the instructions they provided I don't think I will have any problems getting around (I've been to Europe before so I have some experience using the train systems)
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Old 03-27-2008, 08:13 AM
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Thanks Jim, I am going to take your advice and cancel the ship's shore excursion. I am feeling a little more comfortable about the public transportation after reading the reviews.
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Old 03-28-2008, 07:43 PM
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Hi, I tried to go on the site you posted for the train to Florence, but the site would not display. Can you help me with this?
thanks! lorraine

Originally posted by ftroute:
From the port, take a ship's shuttle to the Piazza that is near Livorno's Duomo. From there catch the #1 bus to the train station (end of the line.)

From there, refer to Livorno to Florence for specific train details. It is really quite easy!
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:37 PM
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