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A Day in Fiumicino, Italy

22 FCO February 2015.  Tiber River

Many people travel through the small city of Fiumicino, but few people stop to visit.  Rome’s main airport, Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino (FCO) is situated a few kilometers from downtown Fiumicino.  It’s about a half hour cab ride to historic Rome and about a half hour on the Leonardo Express train from FCO to Rome’s main terminal.

Fiumicino offers a pleasant change from the hustle and bustle of the big city life you’ll find in Rome or Milan.  A small fishing village built on one of the branches of the Tiber River as it flows into the sea, fishing is still an important part of it’s economy.

We enjoyed watching the fishing boats return to harbor from the Tyrrhenian Sea, followed …

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