Want a preview of the two-hour travel special airing tonight at 8pm? Flip through this slideshow of the 12 magical yet overlooked European destinations featured in Rick Steves’ Hidden Europe. Pictured here is Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy.
In the chaos that came after the fall of Rome, communities literally ran for the hills, establishing stony escapes. And to this day, there are incredible enclaves of the Old World still hiding out in the hillsides of Italy. We’ll climb up to the most dramatic Italian hill town of all, a time-passed pinnacle village barely surviving into the 21st century.
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