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Tuscany

Season 2 Episode 204 | 26m 13s

Experience Tuscany, the enticing city at Italy’s center with artisans continuing Renaissance-era craftsmanship. Join Alessandra as she discovers the secrets behind creating mosaics and saving historic textiles, including one by Leonardo da Vinci. Visit a stunning palace, learn the recipe for renowned Cantucci biscuits, meet a marble sculptor, and see the architectural and musical wonder of Lucca.

Aired: 05/02/21
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
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.
Stunning Matera; colorful Carnival; foundry art; embroidery; making wine; Nativity scenes
Architectural wonders; musical stones; a goldsmith, a sea silk embroiderer; and more.
Maiolic ceramics; Good Friday procession; fishing; artisans use copper, stone, and more.
Behind-the-scenes at the masquerade; making ceramic pipes; Murano glass; historical dances
The art of puppetry; palace tours; making Marsala wine; a historic parade; 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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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.
Stunning Matera; colorful Carnival; foundry art; embroidery; making wine; Nativity scenes
Architectural wonders; musical stones; a goldsmith, a sea silk embroiderer; and more.
Maiolic ceramics; Good Friday procession; fishing; artisans use copper, stone, and more.
Behind-the-scenes at the masquerade; making ceramic pipes; Murano glass; historical dances
The art of puppetry; palace tours; making Marsala wine; a historic parade; 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.