Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Livorno
Flatshare in Livorno

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Livorno

type.private_room 2 375/month
stats.apartment.2 6 1466/month
stats.apartment.3 2 375/month
stats.apartment.4 2 2600/month

Indeed, this Tuscan city is not the most picturesque, but it has a lot to offer young people! Beaches, bars, nightclubs, a good geographical location and hundreds of plans every year make Livorno attractive to many international students to immerse themselves in Italian culture.

If you choose to live in a shared flat, we recommend that you try to get one of your flatmates to be Italian. In this way, you will be able to take the opportunity to learn and practice the local language daily, being able to communicate fluently at the end of your exchange in the city of Tuscany.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Livorno

These are some of the pros and cons of living in shared flats in this Italian city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Livorno

  • You will be able to take advantage of the extra in your budget to explore to the maximum the region of Tuscany, including cities such as Pisa, Florence, Siena, and San Gimignano, among others.
  • Surely you will find a room located in a convenient neighbourhood for you, such as in the centre of Livorno, in New Venice or Coteto. You can also consider Ardenza, which is very close to the beach and is where the campus of the University of Pisa in Livorno is located.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Livorno

  • Accommodation with good characteristics (price, location, etc.) tends to sell out quickly, so you have to search well in advance and make a reservation when you find the ideal one.
  • In some cases, landlords want all their tenants to be of the same sex, which can limit your search.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Livorno

Do you want your experience in Livorno to be the best possible? Try the Erasmus+ apps, with which you can access a large amount of relevant information for the exchange. Within that information, there may be instructions for different procedures, data on life in the city and tips from students who have been there in previous years. One of these is that you take advantage of the train network in Italy to explore the country as much as you can.

How to meet people in Livorno?

In this section, we tell you about some of the ways you have to get in touch with other international students in the Italian city, both before arriving and upon arrival.

Student associations in Livorno

Due to the proximity of Livorno to Pisa, you will be able to join different student associations in this Italian city to meet other young people. Two of them are the ESN Pisa and the AEGEE Pisa, with which you can take part in different activities and come into contact with other students who are in the same situation as you.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Livorno

The student associations have Facebook groups where you can access the calendar of planned activities, which may include international picnics, theme parties, sports afternoons on the beaches, excursions by bike, and affordable trips to Genoa, among others.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Livorno

Every year groups are formed on Whatsapp and Telegram for young people to connect spontaneously. This facilitates the possibility of organizing plans on their own and proposing some that they want to do without having to depend on the associations.

Tips for living in a shared student apartment in Livorno

We present some tips for you to consider when living in a shared flat in this Italian city:

  • The weather in summer is very hot and humid. If there is air conditioning in the apartment, we recommend that you reach an agreement with your colleagues about the use of it, so they can agree. This is especially if your utility bills are not included in the rental price.
  • You will be able to enjoy many events and festivities throughout the year in Livorno, including the Easter and Christmas festivities, the Grape Harvest Festival, La Sagra del Fungo, La Sagra del Baccello and even the Premio Rotonda de modern Art.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Livorno

How much does a shared flat cost in Livorno?
The average price of a spare room in a shared apartment is usually between €270-300 per month and an apartment with several rooms to share usually goes from €1,300 and up.
How to meet people in Livorno?
We believe that the best thing you can do is to join the associations for students in Pisa, which is less than 20 minutes away by train from Livorno. This way you can expand your circle of friends and take part in various fun activities. You can also join Facebook, Whatsapp and Telegram groups, as well as share a flat and become friends with your colleagues.
Why share a student flat in Livorno?
Because this allows you to save on the cost of the rental and invest that extra in more experiences and trips, delving even deeper into the local culture. Also, living together in a multicultural environment will be more fun than living alone.
What to ask before entering a flat share in Livorno?
You should find out what the basic rules of the apartment are, about aspects of coexistence such as cleaning, visits, schedules, etc. That way everyone will be able to respect them and make living together more enjoyable.
What are the best apps to find roommates in Livorno?
We put at your disposal one of the best apps/websites to search: Erasmus Play. In this online community, you will also be able to search for your ideal accommodation and reserve it quickly and safely.