Traffic Tickets in Italy

If you are driving in Italy, you will obviously need to be aware of some of the rules of the road. One of these rules — which snares innumerable foreign tourists every year — is the “limited traffic zone.”

The limited traffic zone is an area, normally in the heart of a city, where casual traffic is prohibited. Only vehicles with a valid permit — such as delivery vehicles, emergency vehicles, and vehicles owned by …

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Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous landmarks in the world. Located in Pisa, Italy, it was built over a period of about 200 years beginning in 1173. The tower originally served as the bell tower for Duomo di Pisa (Cathedral of Pisa), which is located beside it.

Galileo Galilei, who was born in Pisa and who both studied and later taught at the University of Pisa, is said to have …

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