Program 443: How Berlin Remembers; Visiting Spain 2016; Sagre Festivals of Italy
Release Date: 05-07-2016
Find out how Berlin uses its monuments to teach new generations to remember the city's turbulent history. Then get insider tips for planning a getaway to Spain, and learn about the rural "sagre" festivals celebrated in the Italian countryside.
- Fabian Rueger, German tour guide
- Holger Zimmer, tour guide and broadcast producer based in Berlin
- Federico Garcia Barroso, tour guide based in Madrid
- Amanda Buttinger, tour guide based in Madrid
- Francisco Glaria, tour guide based in Pamplona, Spain
- Vintner and Italian tour guide Cecilia Bottai
- Rick writes about World War Two monuments in Berlin.
- The Foursquare website includes a list of landmark sites in Berlin.
- Barcelona's "Block of Discord" is an important architectural destination.
- Historical and route planning information for el Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail across northern Spain. Burgos is a major city along the route.
- Jerez de la Frontera is the center for Spain's sherry wineries.
- The New York Times writes about Málaga becoming an arts hub for southern Spain.
- Information and schedules for the high speed AVE trains of Spain.
- A list of seasonal events in Girona, in the northeast of Catalunya, Spain. The city includes an important Jewish Quarter from medieval times.
- Tour guide Federico Garcia Barroso is based in Madrid, and tour guide Francisco Glaria specializes in the Navarra region of Spain from his home base in Pamplona.
- A listing of upcoming sagre festivals in Italy (in Italian).
- Tips for interpreting the local sagre posters you can find in rural Italy.
- The Boston Globe writes about "zero kilometer" dining trends in Italy.
- The Emilia-Romagna and Veneto regions of northeast of Italy are favored "farm to table" gastronomic destinations.
- Cecilia Bottai’s family winery near Orvieto is called Tenuta Le Velette.