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Gino D’ACampo begins his 700-mile journey down the lesser-travelled east coast of his home country, Italy.

He begins in the jewel of the Adriatic, Venice, arriving, of course, by boat – pretending he’s James Bond as he speeds into the Grand Canal and the breathtaking beauty of this
floating city.

Gino's Italian Coastal Escape

When in Venice: hop on a gondola…

Gino hops on board a gondola then samples the traditional lunch of the gondoliers, cicchetti – small bites of delicious flavours on bread – before 
rustling up a few of his own.

Gino's Italian Coastal Escape - in Venice

Crab and prosecco linguine, anyone?

After a bit 
of lace-making on the colourful island 
of Burano, Gino uses the freshest of ingredients, bought at the iconic 
Rialto market, to create a crab and 
prosecco linguine.

Please note. this programme airs at 10.50pm in Wales.

TV Times rating: ****