Liguria is more than just a glamorous stretch of Riviera coastline; it is a land of picture-perfect villages, atmospheric ghost towns, elegant seaside gems and grandiose villas. Looking out to sea we will visit a varied selection of places starting with the opulent and ending in ruins. Bordighera, a classy 19th century resort where Monet painted and Queen Margherita - of pizza fame - used to summer; Liguria is a region rich in food but even richer in artists.
Piemonte is a land full of culinary riches. From arguably the finest Italian wines to those nuggets of delight, the truffles, this wealthy region is an epicurean's dream. In this episode we will visit the Langhe hills, which are covered in the vineyards that produce the country's legendary Barolo wine; experience the beauty of Barolo artisanal life and its viticulture heritage; hunt for truffles with one man and his dog; discover hidden pasta shops and palaces, and much more.