Aerial view of Pompeii [Credit: Web]
The long-awaited restoration of the Pompeii archaeological site will begin on February 6, the authorities said Wednesday.
An agreement on how to proceed at the UNESCO World Heritage site has been finalized and more details will be coming, said Fabrizio Barca, minister for territorial cohesion.
The so-called the Grande Progetto Pompei or Great Pompeii Project is to secure and improve access to the ruins of Pompeii.
It has financial backing from the European Commission, as well as the Italian government.
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