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Discovering ITALY
Video Visits 1994 79 min $24.95

Visit the charming Isle of Capri and meet mandolin makers in Naples. Ride through Siena in the exciting Palio horse race. Meet Tuscan wine makers and see a renowned art restoration workshop in Florence. Shop with the cognoscenti in fashionable Milan. Ride a gondola past the splendid Piazza San Marco in Venice. Step back through time in the Forum in Rome.

Touring Italy
Questar 60 min $29.95

Explore the Italy of yesterday and today, and visit the land of da Vinci, Michelangelo, Galileo, Verdi and Caruso even as you take in chic Milan and wander the Italian Riviera. Sample the culinary delights of Bologna. Discover the ruins of Pompeii, the Renaissance city of Florence and the canals of Venice. Then on to the eternal city of Rome, where the remnants of an ancient empire stand amid the bustle of a modern metropolis.

Travel the World - Italy - Hilltowns of Tuscany, The Italian Riviera
Rick Steves, 55 min $24.95

Rick climbs a tower in San Gimignano, strolls Assissi's back streets, chats with old timers in a back-road pinnacle town. He hikes through vineyards skirting the Mediterranean as he finds villages cut off from today's rush. Tour an ancient Etruscan tomb in Orvieto to see elaborate buried frescoes from 500 B.C. Dine family style on the fresh seafood caught daily in the tiny cove of Manarola, amid terraced vineyards. Relax in the resort town of Monterosso, where upscale hotels stand amid 13th-century ruins.

Travel the World - Italy - Rome, Naples & the Amalfi Coast
Rick Steves, 52 min $24.95

In Rome, Rick shows how to defend against overpriced hotels and restaurants. Naples is a living, boisterous medieval city ? the birthplace of pizza! We journey out to the dramatic Amalfi coast, Roman ruins at Pompeii, Greek ruins at Peastum. Visit the remarkable treasures of the Eternal City: the Pantheon, the Roman Forum, Hadrian's Villa, and the ancient port of Ostia Antica. Travel to the charming resort town of Sorrento, ideally situated above the Mediterranean and surrounded by lemon trees and olive groves.

Travel the World - Italy - Venice, Florence
Rick Steves, 53 min $24.95

Rick brings to life Venice's rich past as he describes how the isolated lagoon was transformed into the envy of Europe; he explains how to get around the canals and back streets. On a ramble through Renaissance Florence, Rick shows how to enjoy this magnificent city, and beat fatigue. Discover the Grand Canal, the Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica. Ferry to the sleepy outer island, Burano, and explore its winding back streets. Marvel at Michelangelo's David at L'Accademia, and Botticelli's Birth of Venus at the Uffizi.

Travel the World - The Alps - The Tyrol, Dolomites, Milan & Lake Como
Rick Steves, 55 min $24.95

Rick takes us up past the great peak of Mt. Blanc, over glaciers into Italy. We find Swiss traditions in yodel-happy cowbell country, explore medieval Italy, hike through Alpine meadows. Cross Switzerland on the scenic Glacier Express Railway. Explore Innsbruck, historic Hapsburg provincial capital. Drive through the Brenner Pass and Reifenstein Castle in Italy. Walk through Alpine meadows and up the magnificent Dolomite mountains.

Supercities FLORENCE
Supercities 1994 30 min $12.95

See the jewel of Tuscany! Some of the most famous artists of the Renaissance lived and worked here Michelangelo, Vasari, Donatello and Giotto. But Florence does not live in the past alone; today the city is a shopper's paradise and home to Armani, Ferragamo and Gucci, modern artists on the cutting edge of fashion design.

Supercities VENICE
Supercities 1994 30 min $12.95

Few cities in the world are as magical and majestic as Venice. The Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace and the Campanile are the city's most celebrated, beautiful and impressive landmarks. But it's the simple gondola, floating quietly on ancient canals, that best captures the spirit of Venice--testimony to man's ingenuity and a vanishing way of life.

ROME: The Eternal City
Video Visits 1989 55 min $24.95

Begin your visit to Rome on Palatine Hill, home to emperors, kings and pontiffs. Admire the ruins of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. Go shopping along the Via Condotti, then rest your feet on the Spanish Steps. Meet the Romans in Piazza Navona, Campo dei Fiori and at the Trevi Fountain. Tour St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican museums.

Supercities ROME
Supercities 1994 30 min $12.95

Walk in the footsteps of popes and emperors as you explore the ancient streets of Rome. Once the center of the greatest empire the world has ever known, Rome today is a city of contrasts, where the monuments of the past provide a backdrop for the bustle of daily living. With their unique blend of history and charm, fountains, statues, ruins and cafés draw locals and visitors alike.

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