Rudy Maxa is public radio's original Savvy Traveler
Enchanted Italy - Join Rudy as he surrenders himself to the charms of some of Italy's most magical cities. In Venice, Rudy tours the famous sites, and also shares his secrets of how to escape the crowds by visiting the neighborhoods of Dorsoduro, Cannaregio, and San Polo.
In Florence, Rudy brings the Renaissance to life through the fabled city's glorious museums and architecture. Rudy explores Milan, a European center for finance fashion, then takes a train north to visit serene Lake Como.
Old World elegance and La Dolce Vita await in Genoa and the Italian Riviera.
DVD Extra Features:
- Scenic Tours: San Marco, The Uffizi Gallery, Lake Como, and Palazzo Reale.
- Maps: Venice, Florence, Milan, Genoa.
- Rudy's Travel Tips: Ticket consolidators (Part 1), ticket consolidators (Part 2), travel in any language
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