This PBS documentary series is an unprecedented journey into the vineyards, workshops, kitchens, and homes of the Tuscan people. Each 26-minute episode of "Inside the Tuscan Hills" will take you deep into the rich culture of rural Tuscany, a place where ancient traditions have never disappeared.
The capital of Tuscany is unique Florence, a beautiful city of art and joie de vivre and past home of important artists and sculptors such as Donatello, Michelangelo and the famous Leonardo Da Vinci, plus of course the writers Dante and Boccaccio, not to mention the scientist, Galileo Galilei.
Tuscany is the heartland of Italy and as the birthplace of the Renaissance, has contributed much to the cultural and political development of Europe. Home to some of the most beautiful cities in Europe, its incredible landscapes and beautiful women have inspired the world's greatest artists.
Italy is considered one of the culinary capitals of the world. Each of its great cities exhibits its own culinary identity, and its own exciting and colorful cuisine. In this program, we travel through the great cities of northern Italy and Tuscany, experiencing the local history and pageantry.