Be Inspired to Visit the Stunning Amalfi Coast with Gino’s Italian Escape and Citalia

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Famous chef, Gino D’Acampo, has launched his new mouth-watering six-part series on ITV, Gino’s Italian Escape.

Friday evening saw the launch of Italian chef Gino D’Acampo’s new mouth-watering six-part series on ITV. “Gino’s Italian Escape” combines lifestyle, travel and cookery as Gino D’Acampo travels across his beloved homeland. Viewers can expect to watch the chef revealing the best-kept secrets of beautiful Southern Italy, a place that is close to the famous chef’s heart. Gino will draw you in to the region renowned for its vibrant people, food and culture, and will explain why the destinations he grew up in inspire him today.

Starting from the famous coastline of the Amalfi Coast to ancient Rome, awe-inspiring Puglia and the Basilicata regions, Gino’s journey around Southern Italy will be a delicious one. In the first episode which aired Friday 13 September, Gino visits his favourite holiday destination from his childhood, the stunning Amalfi Coast. Sharing adorable family photos with us, as well as the Amalfi Coast famous treasure, the first episode gives us a taster in what is sure to be a great first primetime TV show for the chef.

Gino stops off first in Amalfi town which is world-famous for its lemons, lemons that are so sweet you can eat like an apple, including the skin! Visiting a secluded citrus grove, Gino’s discoveries inspired him to whip up a creamy lemon mousse topped with crushed amaretti biscuits. After sharing with us tasty delights using the renowned lemons, Gino then heads further down the coast to an organic buffalo farm. Meeting more friendly locals, this time expert mozzarella makers, Gino tries his hand at crafting pliable cheese. The episode ends with Gino and his new friends, enjoying local dishes and the gorgeous sunset aboard a sail boat.

Episode two of “Gino’s Italian Escape” takes the chef to his beloved home region of Naples. World famous for its pizza, the next episode is guaranteed to be another mouth-watering one. Tune in and indulge in more of Italy’s fantastic cuisine and landscapes.

If you have been inspired to try some of the dishes shared by Gino and want to visit the stunning Amalfi Coast, Citalia is offering customers great value Italy holidays to follow in the footsteps of the chef. Citalia, the leading Italian specialist, is offering a seven night Italy holiday to the Amalfi Coast, staying at the four star Marina Riviera, from £815 per person. This holiday to Italy is on a bed and breakfast basis and includes return flights from London Gatwick, one complimentary night, an online booking discount and a saving of up to £235 per couple. The offer is based on 11 October 2013 departure.

Alternatively enjoy a seven night stay at the four star Bonadies in beautiful Ravello and save up to £151 per couple. This Ravello holiday starts from £725 per person and is on a bed and breakfast basis. This holiday also includes one complimentary night, transfers, an online discount and return flights from London Gatwick. This offer is based on 07 October 2013 departure.

For more information on Citalia and great offers to the Amalfi Coast, visit or call a travel expert on 0843 770 4443.

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