Rudy Maxa is public radio's original Savvy Traveler
Rome beckons with its ancient treasures and modern pleasures. Rudy makes the most of your visit with stops at Rome's cafes and shops, and informative historic city walks. Your itinerary includes a detour to Vatican City.
Rudy winds his way through Sicily with its vibrant mix of history, tradition, and intense cultural pride. A trek to a still-active volcano outside of Naples, a drive along the spectacular Amalfi coast, and explorations of the castles, vineyards, and walled cities of the hill towns of Tuscany and Umbria complete this unforgettable Italian travel adventure.
DVD Extra Features:
- Scenic Tours: Ancient Rome, ancient ruins, Paestum Greek ruins, Sicilian Greek ruins, St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral.
- Maps: Rome, Naples, Sicily, Italian hill towns.
- Rudy's Travel Tips: Carry-on essentials, pre-booking accommodations, train travel in Europe.
Rudy Maxa is public radio's original Savvy Traveler, a contributing editor for National Geographic Traveler magazine, and host of the American Public Television series- Smart Travels. In Europe to the Max, Rudy captures the vitality and character of Europe's magnificent cities. Lushly filmed in high-definition, each program goes beyond the guidebooks to discover hidden treasures and off-the-beaten-path surprises. Rudy's authoritative tips enhance the travel experience for beginning and seasoned travelers alike. "Don't even think about hitting the road unless you've consulted Rudy Maxa, one of the country's premier travel gurus." -- Paul Theroux, best-selling travel writer