Essential Sicily; If Venice Dies; Casanova
February 10, 2017•51 min
A Sicilian tour guide lays out the essentials for exploring his distinctive sun-drenched island. Then a prominent Italian archaeologist discusses Venice's population decline, which continues even as crowds of tourists and cruise-ship passengers overwhelm Italy's most beloved city. And we'll get all the gritty details on the side of 18th-century Venice described so vividly by that infamous libertine, Casanova. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.