Host Rick Steves delves deep into the Italian heartland, where la dolce vita is a way of life. Rick visits his favorite stretch of Mediterranean coastline, as he goes fishing for anchovies, sips wine out of rustic barrels, brings flowers to hilltop cemeteries, and savors twinkling Mediterranean vistas.
Join writer and host Rick Steves as he experiences the local culture, cuisine and fun in some of Europe’s most interesting places. Assisi and Italian Country Charm In the Italian countryside, Rick watches prosciutto and pecorino cheese being made. In Assisi – the hometown of St.
Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world.