The 3-dvd set comprises:
Francesco's Venice, a breathtaking journey through the ages, telling the story of one of the world's most famous and beautiful cities.
Francesco's Italy: Top to Toe-Following his sumptuous series on Venice, Francesco da Mosto celebrates the art and beauty of Italy - its cathedrals, churches, palaces, opera houses, paintings, sculpture and music.Da Mosta reveals the full glories of Renaissance Italy and the country's astonishing cultural diversity, which was only recently unified under one flag. Born into a distinguished family, with a Venetian father and a Sicilian mother, what better guide could there be than one who knows and loves this magnificent country?
Finally, Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage-Venetian architect and historian Francesco da Mosto sets out from Venice to cross the Mediterranean sea - following in the wake of his ancestor, the explorer Alvise da Mosto - to discover the cities and islands where Western civilization was born. Sailing in a late nineteenth-century schooner, he starts his journey in Venice and finishes in Istanbul. Along the way he takes in spectacular ruins like the Acropolis in Athens and the Roman city of Ephesus in Turkey; sacred sites like the monasteries of Mount Athos and the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul; and beautiful Dubrovnik (destroyed and rebuilt in the last decade).
Ancient history and bygone legends intertwine as Francesco visits these wonderful ancient sites, bringing the past vividly to life, taking viewers on a thrilling cultural odyssey.
All dvds, cases and informative inserts are in excellent condition, no visible flaws.