Torch to cross Italy by gondola, horse and Ferrari
ROME -- Venetian gondolas, horses and even a Ferrari will help transport the torch across Italy for the Turin Olympics.
The Olympic flame begins a 64-day, 7,020-mile relay through every Italian province on Dec. 8, sailing Venice's Grand Canal on gondolas, crossing the Alps on horseback and parading in a sports car through the Ferrari factory.
The flame will be lit Sunday in Ancient Olympia in Greece. After a 10-day relay in Greece, the torch will be flown to Rome.