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Italy Unpacked

Italy Unpacked is a BBC documentary series presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon and chef Giorgio Locatelli, traveling through Italy exploring the country's history, culture, food, art and landscape. Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli visit cities in North Italy such as Turin, Milan, Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, and Parma, exploring the art, culture, food, history and beautiful landscape of the region.

Episode 1 - The Art of the Feast
Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli visit Bologna, the capital of Emilia-Romagna; Ferrara where they discover the legacy left by the famous dynasty d'Este; Modena, home of balsamic vinegar and Ferrari; and Parma, where Giorgio reveals the source of modern Italian cuisine at the Palatina Library.

Episode 2 - Looking to the Future
The second leg of Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli's journey takes Giorgio home to Lombardy, a region brimming with engineering innovations and the influences brought by the proximity to Northern Europe, always with an eye to the future.

Episode 3 - Land of Many Treasures
The final leg of Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli's journey moves north to Piedmont, a land of luxuriant forests and tall mountains. They visit an abbey along the Via Francigena, an ancient road running from Rome to Canterbury, to reflect with the monks who live there, and to admire the fresco in their chapel.


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