Prof. Bettany Hughes is on the journey of a lifetime through France and Italy to understand how travel, art, and culture can enrich our lives.
Inspired by the 18th Century’s Grand Tourists, Bettany is making her own modern, pleasure-filled pilgrimages to some of Europe’s most beautiful cities including Paris, Nice, Florence, Lake Como, Venice, and Rome.
Bettany reveals the honeypot of art and culture that make these the world’s most desirable and popular destinations. This is a sumptuous treat-filled adventure revelling in the most inspirational art, culture, and history with a healthy dose of fine wine and delicious food thrown in for good measure.
Series One, Episode Four: Amalfi Coast, Capri, Rome
The final leg of Bettany’s epic journey through France and Italy starts in the glorious Amalfi Coast. Visiting flourishing lemon groves and taking in the beauty of this iconic stretch of coastline, Bettany explains how artists and writers have been lured here for inspiration before visiting somewhere she’s never been before – Capri.
From Paris To Rome With Bettany Hughes – Final Episode – Thursday, 23 February at 7.35pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (4 Parts)