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From: Small World Productions

Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa: Sicily / Milan & Lake Como (DVD)

DVD (UPC: 008138009810)

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Rudy Maxa
  • Travel, Nonfiction, History
  • 100:00 min
Price: $24.95
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Two episodes plus bonus clips: Milan symbolizes 21st century Italy--a center for finance and fashion. We explore Italy's most extravagant Gothic cathedral,check out Leonardo's Last Supper and shop, shop, shop. The Milan Design Museum shows how, for locals, everyday life is art. We train north to Lake Como, ferry-hop lakeside villages, and explore elegant villas and historic Villa D'Este Hotel. A side trip to ancient Bergamo and a festival in the Valtellina complete our journey. Once the hub of the ancient world, Sicily offers a vibrant, sun-soaked brew of history, tradition, and cultural pride. At Palermo, a city bursting with atmospheric past, we visit the lively market, and marvel at Monreale Cathedral, which shows off remnants of its Arab, Norman, and Byzantine past. The finest classical Greek temples outside of Greece stand near Segesta and Agrigento, while Villa Romana del Casale houses the most extensive surviving Roman mosaics. Then it's on to ancient Syracuse, once the rival of Athens for power. Finally we climb Mount Etna for steaming craters and unearthly views.


  • UPC: 008138009810
  • Release: 2017-06-27
  • Content Provider: Small World Productions
  • Runtime: 100:00
  • Genre: Travel, Nonfiction, History
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD-NTSC
  • Screen:
  • Aspect: Wide screen anomorphic (1:78:1 ratio)
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Audio: Dolby Digital STEREO - English
  • Color/BW: Color
  • Special Features: Bonus Smart Travels Clips; Exclusive Footage from PBS Broadcasts; Bonus Maps of Destinations; Quick Clicks to Locations and Topics; Region 0--Plays in All Regions
  • Copyright: Small World Productions, Inc. (c)2003
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD

Cast and Crew


Rudy Maxa

Written by:

Susan McNally
Rudy Maxa

Directed by:

Susan McNally

Produced by:

Susan McNally
John Givens