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Adriano - a Mondello View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Mondello is where the people of Palermo go to the beach. At the beginning of the 20th century, however, it was a still a swamp surrounded by two promontories. A nobleman had the idea of draining it out to the sea, and the beach of Mondello was created. Adriano tells us about the place, and about a gastronomical specialty called the "arancine".

Adriano - Monte Pellegrino View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano visits Palermo's Monte Pellegrino, taking in the cypress and wild fennel perfumed air and enjoying the incredible panorama.

Adriano - Pizzeria Pinocchio - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano has left his native Palermo and is now living in Dublin. He takes us to his favorite Italian restaurant in Dublin's downtown area.

Adriano - Pizzeria Pinocchio - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano places his order at Dublin's Pinocchio restaurant, and it looks delicious.

Anna e Marika - Il fiume Tevere View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Everything you always wanted to know about the Tiber River in Rome. Marika and Anna are there to share its history.

Anna e Marika - Villa Torlonia - La Casina delle Civette View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika take us to Rome's Villa Torlonia. There's an old Swiss chalet type of house there with as its theme, owls and bats!

Anna e Marika - Villa Torlonia - Casino Nobile View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We continue on our tour of the Villa Torlonia grounds. Anna shows us the mansion where Mussolini lived from 1925 to 1943.

Anna presenta - l'Isola Tiberina View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Tiber Island is a charming quarter of Rome, especially in the summer, because the small bars, restaurants, discos and particularly the open-air movie theater make it an ideal spot for spending a nice evening.

Anna presenta - il ghetto ebraico e piazza mattei View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna talks to us about a part of Rome she loves: the Jewish Ghetto, the neighborhood where, in the 16th century, the Jews of Rome were forced to live, and which is now famous for its restaurants, bars, and nightlife.

Anna presenta - Piazza del Popolo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Piazza del Popolo is one of Rome's most famous squares. It is at the foot of the Pincio Park. Three churches front on the piazza, two of which are famously known as the twins.

Anna presenta - Largo Argentina e "Il Gattile" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna visits Largo di Torre Argentina, an important archaeological site in Rome, which doubles as a cattery.

Antonio - racconta Praia a Mare View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Antonio tells us about the origins of Praia and its appeal to tourists. Praia is a very special and attractive little town, where tourists can do and see many things.

Antonio - e l'Isola di Dino View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Antonio tells us about the two islands off Calabria. The Isola di Dino is the larger of the two and he tells us the legend of how the island was named. Isola della Cirella is the other island.

Antonio - Maratea, il porto View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Walking through the quaint little streets of Maratea in Basilicata, Antonio has us follow him to a central spot where we can admire the entire seaport.

Antonio - Maratea, la carne e il pesce View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Antonio's description of Maratea, with its restaurants offering fresh local fish, fresh mozzarella, local meat, along one of the most beautiful coastlines in Italy, will surely make it high on the list of places to visit on your next trip to Italy.

Antonio - Maratea, Madonna del Porto Salvo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

The sea and its harbour are two important features of the town of Maratea. Another important feature is the presence of forty-four churches! Our Lady of Porto Salvo (Safe Harbour) is the church that Antonio focuses on. He also speaks of the cult of San Biagio, patron saint of Maratea.

Antonio - Maratea, Il Cristo Redentore View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

What does Maratea have in common with Rio de Janeiro? Antonio tells us all about it.

Arianna e Marika - Il Progetto Erasmus - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Arianna discuss the Erasmus Program, a student exchange program that was founded in the late 1980s. It allows European university students to study at other EU country universities. The program is named after the Dutch humanist, Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536).

Arianna e Marika - Il Progetto Erasmus - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Arianna tells us about her months of study in Potsdam and how beneficial the Erasmus experience was for her.

Basilicata Turistica - Non me ne voglio andare - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The southern Italian region of Basilicata, also known as Lucania, is shown to us by a woman who was born there, and her young son. The Sanctuary of the Madonna in Anglona is where they start off.

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