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Sardinia

Season 2 Episode 206 | 26m 06s

Alessandra explores the stunning landscapes, architectural marvels, and artistic wonders of the Island of Sardinia. Destinations include Cagliari’s historic cathedral, a “sound garden,” temples, 12th-century catacombs, natural caves, and mining galleries. Artisans include a sea silk embroiderer, an innovative goldsmith, and a lawyer who dreams of making swimwear.

Aired: 05/02/21
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Renaissance-era craftsmanship; an architectural wonderland; and making Tuscan biscuits.
Stunning Matera; colorful Carnival; foundry art; embroidery; making wine; Nativity scenes
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.
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Renaissance-era craftsmanship; an architectural wonderland; and making Tuscan biscuits.
Stunning Matera; colorful Carnival; foundry art; embroidery; making wine; Nativity scenes
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.