Episode 8: Bergamo - Iseo

Gino makes his final train journey of the series

Tonight Gino’s railway adventure takes him to picturesque Lake Iseo. Often overshadowed by it’s big sisters, Garda and Como, Lake Iseo is a real hidden gem.

After getting the train from Bergamo Gino starts his day out on the lake fishing for sardines, surrounded by the beautiful mountains.

He takes his catch and prepares a dish of grilled sardines for passengers on a very special train - Treno dei Sapore.

Episode seven: Milan - Treviglio - Bergamo

Gino cooks traditional Milanese Veal

Gino’s journey begins in the Italian capital of fashion - Milano! Here he visits a local institution, an elegant cocktail bar who were the first to introduce the idea of the aperitivo in Milan.

Milan Central is one of the busiest train stations in Europe and it is the epitome of Fascist grandeur - an impressive starting point for Gino’s train journey to the town of Treviglio.

Treviglio is the home of Bianchi bikes, the first mass manufactured bicycle in the world. Gino gets an exclusive tour inside the factory before test riding one of their latest electric bikes alongside a group of local cyclists.