rick steves' europe
Florence: Heart of the Renaissance

Fifteenth-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world. In this first of two episodes, we gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3-D wonders of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, appreciate Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance. Then we cross the Arno to where Florentine artisans live, work, and eat...very well.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 704

About Rick Steves' Europe:

RICK STEVES' EUROPE offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe.

Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture.

His years as America's most popular European guidebook author blends with his relaxed but informative style to make this one of public television's most popular series.


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Thu, Aug 18 11:00 A.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE
Thu, Aug 18 6:00 P.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE
Thu, Aug 18 10:00 P.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE
Fri, Aug 19 12:30 A.M. Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland     NHPBS
Fri, Aug 19 5:00 A.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE
Fri, Aug 19 11:00 A.M. Central Turkey     NH CREATE
Fri, Aug 19 6:00 P.M. Central Turkey     NH CREATE
Sat, Aug 20 5:00 A.M. Central Turkey     NH CREATE
Sat, Aug 20 6:00 P.M. France's Loire: Chateau Country     NH CREATE
Sun, Aug 21 10:30 A.M. European Festivals I     NHPBS
Mon, Aug 22 11:00 A.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE
Mon, Aug 22 6:00 P.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE
Mon, Aug 22 10:00 P.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE
Tue, Aug 23 12:30 A.M. London: Mod and Trad     NHPBS
Tue, Aug 23 5:00 A.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE
Tue, Aug 23 11:00 A.M. The Best of Israel     NH CREATE

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