On opening day 9,000 wild animals were killed for entertainment inside Rome's Colosseum. Today, the grounds are filled with tourists.
Soar over Florence and its unbaked landscape of terra cotta rooftops as we move swiftly west to Pisa, with its famous leaning tower. From here, zigzag southeast through a series of unique medieval towns, including Siena and Montepulciano, before arriving at the dramatic cathedral at Assisi.
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