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Basilicata

Season 2 Episode 205 | 25m 53s

Alessandra journeys to stunning Matera, an almost unknown region with wild beauty and captivating traditions. Experience a colorful and peculiar Carnival, and meet artisans including an impassioned embroiderer and an Aglianico del Vulture wine maker. Finally, discover the ancient techniques for creating nativity scenes and metal works in Acerenza, one of the 50 most beautiful towns in Italy.

Aired: 05/02/21
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Renaissance-era craftsmanship; an architectural wonderland; and making Tuscan biscuits.
Architectural wonders; musical stones; a goldsmith, a sea silk embroiderer; and more.
Ancient methods for making bells, cheese and bag pipes; pre-Roman archeological sites.
Transforming wood into art; castle tours; cooking sheep dishes; tasting local gin.
Artisans make cameos, embroidery, and more; archeological underwater park.
Street art district; the Pyramid; Palazzo Colonna; medieval Viterbo; and ghost village.
Behind-the-scenes at the masquerade; making ceramic pipes; Murano glass; historical dances
Maiolic ceramics; Good Friday procession; fishing; artisans use copper, stone, and more.
Skilled artisans carry on family tradition making bread, cheese, glass lamps, and more.
In Umbria, renaissance craftsmanship, a festival tradition, and architectural wonderland.
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Renaissance-era craftsmanship; an architectural wonderland; and making Tuscan biscuits.
Architectural wonders; musical stones; a goldsmith, a sea silk embroiderer; and more.
Artisans make cameos, embroidery, and more; archeological underwater park.
Ancient methods for making bells, cheese and bag pipes; pre-Roman archeological sites.
Transforming wood into art; castle tours; cooking sheep dishes; tasting local gin.
Street art district; the Pyramid; Palazzo Colonna; medieval Viterbo; and ghost village.
Behind-the-scenes at the masquerade; making ceramic pipes; Murano glass; historical dances
In Umbria, renaissance craftsmanship, a festival tradition, and architectural wonderland.
Maiolic ceramics; Good Friday procession; fishing; artisans use copper, stone, and more.
Skilled artisans carry on family tradition making bread, cheese, glass lamps, and more.