Italy TravelThe Italy Mix: Erice Sicily, Protecting Venice

The Italy Mix: Erice Sicily, Protecting Venice
Published on Thursday, June 13, 2013 by

ericeThe Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week:

A World of Mist and Stone in Sicily: Explore the walled town of Erice in northwestern Sicily. A local says, “You don’t come here to see sights, you come here to be here.”  (The Boston Globe)

Protecting Venice From Flooding: The first floodgate as part of the controversial 5.7-billion-euro MOSE project has now been installed. (ANSA)

Rome Crackdown: City cracks down on tables crowding historic piazzas. But how do cafe owners and tourists feel? (NBC News)

Family Travel News for Rome: Kids under the age of 18 can now enter Rome’s Colosseum for free. (Dream of Italy)

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