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Web site: www.SmartTravels.TV

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Delves into the rich historial nature of European destinations and provides practical insights for traveling.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned French Riviera #203 [TV-G]
From Nice to St. Tropez, Rudy drops in on the hot spots along the Mediterranean's famous Cote d'Azur.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 20 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned France's Burgundy and Loire Regions #204 [TV-G]
Rudy visits the regions' vineyards, Romanesque churches, famous chateaux, and cathedrals.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 27 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Berlin #205 [TV-G]
Feel the past and see the future in Berlin from dynamic new architecture, shopping, cultural sites, and museum treasures.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 3 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Munich and Bavaria #206 [TV-G]
Rudy explores Munich's lively Marienplatz with outdoor cafes, the famous Hofbrauhaus, a family palace, and a sobering visit to Dachau concentration camp.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 10 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Salzburg and the Lakes District #207 [TV-G]
In musical Salzburg, visit the city's grand cathedral, take a funicular up to Europe's greatest medieval fortress, and shop along fine Baroque streets reminiscent of Mozart's time.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 17 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Vienna and the Danube #208 [TV-G]
Visit the elegant Schoenbrunn Palace, a porcelain manufacturer, Habsburg palaces, and coffee houses.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 24 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Milan and Lake Como #209 [TV-G]
Explore Italy's most extravagantly decorated Gothic cathedral, look at Leonardo da Vinci's famous Last Supper and shop, shop, shop. A visit to the Milan Design Museum shows how, for the Milanese, everyday life is art. In serene Lake Como, go ferry-hop among lakeside villages, explore elegant villas, and stop over at the historic Villa D'Este Hotel. A side trip to the ancient city of Bergamo and an alpine festival in the Valtellina complete the journey.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 1 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Sicily #210 [TV-G]
At Palermo, a city bursting with its atmospheric past, visit the lively market, and marvel at Monreale Cathedral, which shows off remnants of its Arab, Norman, and Byzantine past. The finest classical Greek temples outside of Greece stand near Segesta and Agrigento, while the Villa Romana del Casale houses the most extensive and unspoiled Roman mosaics surviving from the ancient world. Then it's on to ancient Syracuse, once the rival of Athens for wealth and power. Finally, climb to the top of Mount Etna, for steaming craters and unearthly views.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 8 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Classical Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome #211 [TV-G]
Visit the classical sites of Athens, Delphi, Delos, Paestum, Syracus, Pompeii, Rome, and Provence, with a little history of wine and olives thrown in for good measure.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 15 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Renaissance Europe #212 [TV-G]
In Florence, Milan, and Venice, discover works by Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo and Titian. Side-tripping to France' s lush Loire Valley, visit Renaissance castles and abbeys, including the timeless haunts of Amboise, Chenonceau, and a few less- traveled chateaux along the way. And drop into the Northern Renaissance with a visit to Hampton Court and Henry VIII.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 22 at 5:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Europe's Getaways #213 [TV-G]
In peaceful Holland visit the windmills and canals of Zaanse Schans and Delft. Then, in the Bavarian Alps, breathe in pristine Mittenwald and check out the handiwork of a local violinmaker. In Austria, a cruise on the Danube takes us to a spectacular Baroque abbey. In Tuscany, go underground to ancient Etruscan tombs beneath the town of Orvieto and sample great wine at Castello Banfi.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 29 at 5:00 pm EDT
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   (206) 329-0269
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   Seattle, WA 98118-8369

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