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Rick Steves' Europe

Rick Steves' Europe offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture. His years as America's most popular European guidebook author blends with his relaxed but informative style to make this one of public television's most popular series.
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Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its...

Rick Steves' Europe

RICK STEVES' EUROPE offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture. His years as America's most popular European guidebook author blends with his relaxed but informative style to make this one of public television's most popular series.

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Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its...
Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the...
Rick and his team tour Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its "Little Paris of...
In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an...
The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with...
Siena, once a proud and independent city-state, retains its confidence and unique...
The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture....
Saxony, part of the former East Germany, remains a secret to most travelers. Rick visits...
Hamburg, Germany's mighty port city has risen from the ashes of World War II with a...
Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt - with so much commerce it's nicknamed "Bankfurt" - has a...
A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights - from evocative...
The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in Central...
By train, bike, and boat, we visit the top Dutch sights outside of Amsterdam: from...
Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, Amsterdam is quaint and jarring, traditional...
In the shadow of Venice, we visit three great cities. Padua is famed for its venerable...
Exploring Italy's most remote and romantic stretch of Riviera, we visit five tiny port...
Palestine is the Muslim and Arab half of the Holy Land. After visiting Jerusalem, we...
We start in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion - Christian, Muslim,...
Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and...
Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative...
From the port of Kusadasi, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a natural...
We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon...and...
A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with...
Poland is ready to be rediscovered as the old "east" transforms itself into the new heart...
Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old...
Provence, known for its soft light and fierce wind, is as loved by Americans as it is by...
Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan. It's where bullfighting is still...
Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the...
London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the...
Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union...
Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic...
Rick teams up with his wife and kids to enjoy the good life, dipping into a classy...
After King Arthur country at Glastonbury, we go back in time to prehistoric Stonehenge....
From the white cliffs of Dover to Land's End, we ponder Roman, Norman, and Nazi invasions...
In Scotland, legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie swirl with pipers and kilts around...
Leaving Lisbon for the countryside, we eat barnacles in a salty old fishing town, march...
We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-...
Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-...
In red-bricked Siena, we tour its innovative medieval hospital, lavish cathedral, and a...
After going fishing for anchovies off Cefalu, we land in rough-and-tumble Palermo....
After a Mount Ararat sunrise, we visit Abraham's 4000-year-old home town, tour one of the...
Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the...
If Heidi is alive, she's in this sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on...
In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for...
Cruising the Rhine River, we dodge riverboat traffic and the legendary siren, Lorelei....
Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered...
Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill...
In Europe's classiest capital we'll tiptoe through the palace of Maria Theresa and be...
Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba....
Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries....
For Scandinavia's most thrilling sightseeing, we sail under towering fjord cliffs, hike...
The proud spirit of the Norwegian people shines in every dimension of their capital city-...
Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture. Starting up high...
No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como. In Milan we'll take a peek at...
The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as...
Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy...
Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of...
From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian...
After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek...
Sweden's capital, confident and self-assured, glitters with souvenirs from the day when...
No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. We tour bustling...
Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving...
Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle,...
The last episode in this three-part mini-series distills Rick Steves' 30 years of travel...
The Dordogne River Valley with its dramatic castles, pre-historic cave paintings, and...
Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic's many cultural...
The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis. We...
For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A...
In this episode we'll focus on an often overlooked side of Switzerland its urban charms....
The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to sample each country's...
Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's...
Island getaways are fun, but the real heart of Greece is found in the Peloponnese...
Denmark's capital is the most fun-loving in Scandinavia. As we get to know Copenhagen, we...
In this second of two episodes on Europe's "City of Light," we ride a unicorn into the...
As he's done with previous programs on Israel, Egypt, and Eastern Turkey, Rick takes us...
In Paris, amidst all of its grandeur, the little joys of life are still embraced. In this...
Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic." From this...
Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark. Aarhus welcomes...
Iran's rich history goes back millennia, to the days when Persepolis was home to "the...
A fascinating land with a hard-fought history in a complex corner of Europe, Croatia is...
The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is...
Hiking through the Cumbrian Lake District-England's green and pristine mountain...
In many-faceted London, we ponder royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learn how to triple...
Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where nature is as sophisticated as...
Fifteenth-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our...
We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago...
The homeland of the proud and resiliant Basque people is split between France and Spain....
Enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of...
The birthplace of Mozart - and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies - Salzburg is a...
After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from...
After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the...
The second episode in this three-part mini-series distills Rick Steves' 30 years of...
Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm. For...
The first episode in this three-part mini-series distills Rick Steves' 30 years of travel...
Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days. We tour the lavish Royal Palace, enjoy...
Part one of three on the Eternal City, this episode resurrects the rubble and brings back...
This second of three episodes on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with...
In this third of three episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis-so...

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Upcoming Episodes

Tue 3/28, 700pm

A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts. We follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then we visit the...

Tue 3/28, 730pm

Poland is ready to be rediscovered as the old "east" transforms itself into the new heart of Europe. Krakow, with its bubbly Baroque and cobbled charm, is emerging as the exciting "next Prague." Nearby, a visit to Auschwitz...