• Rick Steves' Europe -- Bulgaria
    S9 E4: Bulgaria
    Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads ...
    Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans. Rick traces the country's complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian ...
    Air Date 1/13/2017
    0:25:00
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- European Easter
    European Easter
    Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Italy, and Greece, Rick ...
    Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Italy, and Greece, Rick Steves' European Easter celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of cultures. You'll feel the emotion of this ...
    Air Date 1/1/2017
    0:56:15
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- West England
    S9 E8: West England
    The quintessence of charming England is the “West Country”: quaint Cotswold ...
    The quintessence of charming England is the “West Country”: quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England’s smallest cathedral town; and the New ...
    Air Date 12/30/2016
    0:25:01
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Siena and Tuscany’s Wine Country
    S9 E7: Siena and Tuscany’s Wine Country
    Siena, once a proud and independent city-state, retains its confidence and ...
    Siena, once a proud and independent city-state, retains its confidence and unique traditions. Rick enjoys a front-row seat at its wild horse race — the venerable Palio — and marvel at cultural ...
    Air Date 12/30/2016
    0:25:00
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Assisi and Italian Country Charm
    S9 E6: Assisi and Italian Country Charm
    In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: ...
    In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ...
    Air Date 12/30/2016
    0:25:00
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- England's Cornwall
    S9 E10: England's Cornwall
    The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish ...
    The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture. He explores a world of flowers springing from towering hedges, a tin-mining heritage going back to biblical ...
    Air Date 12/22/2016
    0:25:00
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Germany’s Frankfurt and Nürnberg
    S9 E3: Germany’s Frankfurt and Nürnberg
    Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt — with so much commerce it’s nicknamed ...
    Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt — with so much commerce it’s nicknamed “Bankfurt” — has a delightful-to-explore old center. Rick also visits Nürnberg, a capital for both the First Reich (the ...
    Air Date 12/8/2016
    0:25:00
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Germany's Dresden and Leipzig
    S9 E2: Germany's Dresden and Leipzig
    Saxony, part of the former East Germany, remains a secret to most travelers. ...
    Saxony, part of the former East Germany, remains a secret to most travelers. Rick visits the two great cities of the region: the capital city of Dresden, with the opulent palaces and art treasures of ...
    Air Date 12/8/2016
    0:25:00
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Germany's Hamburg and the Luther Trail
    S9 E1: Germany's Hamburg and the Luther Trail
    Hamburg, Germany’s mighty port city has risen from the ashes of World War II ...
    Hamburg, Germany’s mighty port city has risen from the ashes of World War II with a gleaming new skyline and a brisk creative energy. From there, Rick visits the great historic sights of Martin ...
    Air Date 12/8/2016
    0:25:00
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Berlin
    S8 E12: Berlin
    A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights — from ...
    A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights — from evocative memorials, to surviving bits of its communist and fascist days, to its glass-domed Reichstag. We enjoy its ...
    Air Date 12/17/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Prague
    S8 E11: Prague
    The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in ...
    The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in Central Europe. We experience its massive castle, statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling ...
    Air Date 12/10/2014
    0:25:03
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam
    S8 E10: The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam
    By train, bike, and boat, we visit the top Dutch sights outside of Amsterdam: ...
    By train, bike, and boat, we visit the top Dutch sights outside of Amsterdam: from Haarlem to Rotterdam, and from Delft to the Zuiderzee. Along the way, we enjoy charming towns with fragrant cheese ...
    Air Date 12/3/2014
    0:25:02
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Amsterdam
    S8 E9: Amsterdam
    Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, Amsterdam is quaint and jarring, ...
    Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, Amsterdam is quaint and jarring, traditional and modern. Filled with history and happy-go-lucky, it's a delight to explore. Uniquely entertaining Amsterdam ...
    Air Date 11/26/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Italy's Verona, Padova, and Ravenna
    S8 E8: Italy's Verona, Padova, and Ravenna
    In the shadow of Venice, we visit three great cities. Padova is famed for its ...
    In the shadow of Venice, we visit three great cities. Padova is famed for its venerable university, precious Giotto frescoes, and pilgrim-packed Basilica. Verona is a hit with aficionados of Roman ...
    Air Date 11/19/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre
    S8 E7: Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre
    Exploring Italy's most remote, romantic stretch of Riviera, we visit five tiny ...
    Exploring Italy's most remote, romantic stretch of Riviera, we visit five tiny port towns: dramatic Vernazza, surrounded by vineyards; reclusive Corniglia, high on its bluff; pastel Manarola; ...
    Air Date 11/12/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Palestine
    S8 E6: Palestine
    Palestine is the Muslim and Arab half of the Holy Land. After visiting ...
    Palestine is the Muslim and Arab half of the Holy Land. After visiting Jerusalem, we harvest olives near Ramallah, follow pilgrims to the place of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, approach Abraham's tomb ...
    Air Date 11/5/2014
    0:26:45
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- The Best of Israel
    S8 E5: The Best of Israel
    We start in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion — Christian, ...
    We start in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion — Christian, Muslim, and Jewish. We then visit cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, with its in-love-with-life beaches; ponder the fortress of ...
    Air Date 10/28/2014
    0:26:45
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Paris Side-Trips
    S8 E4: Paris Side-Trips
    Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of ...
    Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance in the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite. We explore Versailles, Europe's ...
    Air Date 10/21/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Central Turkey
    S8 E2: Central Turkey
    We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a ...
    We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon...and from deep below, prowling an underground city where Christians once hid out. We'll join a circumcision party, ...
    Air Date 10/14/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- France's Loire: Château Country
    S8 E3: France's Loire: Château Country
    Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with ...
    Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative châteaux. Home-basing in Amboise, we visit four unique castles: elegant Chenonceau, massive Chambord, stately ...
    Air Date 10/14/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Western Turkey
    S8 E1: Western Turkey
    From the port of Kusadasi, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a ...
    From the port of Kusadasi, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a natural spa at Pamukkale, learn why the dervishes whirl at Konya, munch lunch in a Turkish pizzeria, and cruise the ...
    Air Date 10/12/2014
    0:25:04