Flight Paths: Italy – Lombardy

Today Vincent unveils the magnificent region of Italy’s big lakes aboard the hydroplane of Cesare Baj. First stop is the tiny island where Napoleon liked to rest up, surrounding himself with cypress trees. They are welcomed to Isola Bela, by Count Borromée himself, landlord of the island’s extraordinary Baroque Palace. Vincent then alights in a paddy field to unearth the secrets of piedmont’s rice; studied with such scrutiny you’d think the grains were diamonds!

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  • Year: 2012
  • Duration: 26
  • Production: Magneto Presse & ARTE France
  • Director:
  • Available Versions: FRA
  • Country of production: France

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