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DOCUMENTARY | ITALY | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
Experience Italian art, architecture, history and natural wonders with commentary by acclaimed journalist Alberto Angela.
Alberto takes us into the Bourbon Royal Palace of Caserta, to Padula to see Italy's largest monastery and into the ancient caves of Matera.
We visit The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, the Castel del Monte of Apulia and the stunning trulli of Alberobello.
In Tuscany we learn about the architecture of Siena and the development of constitutional government, and take in the marvels of Florence.
At Assisi we see the earliest portrayal of Saint Francis, visit the Tower of Pisa and take a look at Buffalmacco's "Last Judgment."
We learn the secret of Barolo wine, see the red fir wood that Stradivarius used, go to the top of the Dolomite mountains and marvel at the brilliance of Palladio.
Alberto explores the buildings in Sardinia that look like they were built by giants, the Etruscan tombs of Cerveteri and the ancient Roman ruins beneath Assisi.