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In giro per l'Italia - La finestrella di Marechiaro -Napoli View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Marino tells about Marechiaro, a small village in the area of Naples called Posillipo. Marchiaro gives its name to a very famous Neapolitan song by Salvatore Di Giacomo.

Gian Filippo - Palazzo Speciale Raffadali - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Vittorio Umiltà Anzen was a lawyer who passed away in 2012. He loved Palermo and was proud of his house, which he shows us complete with private chapel and rooftop garden.

Gian Filippo - Palazzo Speciale Raffadali - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

A visit to a sumptuous palace in Palermo which incorporates a variety of styles, from the Gothic to the Baroque.

Adriano - La tarantella View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano tells us about the famous southern Italian folk dance, la tarantella. He also tries dancing it himself.

Francesca Vitalini - Speranza per la Palestina - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

"Sunshine for Palestine" has set in motion an innovative project for teaching the latest scientific theories to young people, and it has been enormously successful.

Francesca Vitalini - Speranza per la Palestina - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Besides working as a journalist, Francesca is involved in some international projects for sustainability. Here, she tells about a hospital in Gaza.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 19 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

In this last episode, we bid farewell to the Aeolian Islands, a fascinating place for its spectacular natural beauty.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 18 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Because they are difficult to reach--lying off the main sea routes--the islands of Filicudi and Alicudi have maintained their natural beauty.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 17 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Whether you want to explore the edges of the volcanic craters, visit the marine caves, or even get a mud bath for your aches and pains, the Aeolian island of Vulcano has plenty to offer!

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 16 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

As its name Vulcano implies, this Aeolian island boasts three volcanic centers. Because of its natural beauty and geological interest, it has become an important tourist destination. In ancient times it was held as an important place, figuring in both Greek and Roman mythology.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 15 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The island of Lipari is famous for having one of Italy's most important archaeological museums. This is largely because of the numerous shipwrecks that have been excavated. A particularly evocative aspect of Lipari is the presence of sea stacks that emerge from the water in a variety of shapes.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 14 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Pumice stone has been mined for years on the Aeolians. Divers went there to explore the effect on marine life.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 13 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Lipari, one of the Aeolian Islands, is famous for it pumice stone.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 12 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

In the usually quiet waters of the island, where the fishing is good, an unusual phenomenon was witnessed by fishermen and divers, an underwater volcano!

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Panarea is the smallest of the Aeolian Islands, and is sometimes called the island with the sea inside it. Its transparent sea, steep bluffs, volcanic eruptions and quaint village make it very attractive to tourists.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Pollara is one of the villages on Salina, one of the Aeolian Islands, and the only one to boast fresh water with the resulting vegetative mantle. In fact, its important crops include capers and grapes (in the form of Malvasia wine).

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

A visit to another Aeolian Island, this time, Salina, with its twin volcanoes. Its strategic position makes it a good starting off point for a visit to all of the islands of the Aeolian archipelago.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Ginostra is a little village you can only get to by sea and whose harbor is the smallest in the world.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

A marine biologist takes us down to the seabed of Strombolicchio to show us some rare and beautiful specimens of marine animals.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Sport fishing is a great way to discover Stromboli's hidden corners, including Strombolicchio. The little island is a kilometer and a half off the main island.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

A guided exploration of seabed flora and fauna that live, against all odds, in a volcanic environment.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The "Sciara del Fuoco" is a stream of red-hot lava that travels from Stromboli's volcanic summit to the sea. Seeing it is an unforgettable experience.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Rossellini's 1949 movie "Stromboli" put the Aeolian island on the cultural map forever.

Linea Blu - Le Eolie - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Aeolian Islands are a favorite destination for divers from all over the world because of the underwater grottoes and ancient shipwrecks.

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