• Rick Steves' Europe -- The Czech Republic Beyond Prague
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    S5 E7: The Czech Republic Beyond Prague
    Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic’s many ...
    Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic’s many cultural riches and offbeat delights. We’ll get you started with a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Vienna and the Danube
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    S5 E6: Vienna and the Danube
    For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg ...
    For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire’s fall, the Viennese appreciate their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring--and an ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Switzerland's Great Cities
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    S5 E5: Switzerland's Great Cities
    In this episode, we’ll focus on an often-overlooked side of Switzerland -- ...
    In this episode, we’ll focus on an often-overlooked side of Switzerland -- Luzern, Bern, Zurich, and Lausanne. Enjoying the country's urban charms, we'll get some exercise, from ringing a very big ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Little Europe: Five Micro-Countries
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    S5 E4: Little Europe: Five Micro-Countries
    Don’t blink as we blitz through Europe’s tiniest countries: Vatican City, ...
    Don’t blink as we blitz through Europe’s tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. The fairytale princedom of Monaco lures visitors ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Barcelona and Catalunya
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    S5 E3: Barcelona and Catalunya
    The creative spirit of Spain’s Catalunya--the land of Picasso, Gaudi, and ...
    The creative spirit of Spain’s Catalunya--the land of Picasso, Gaudi, and Salvador Dali--is on a roll. We’ll get caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- France’s Dordogne
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    S5 E2: France’s Dordogne
    The Dordogne River Valley--with its dramatic castles, evocative cave paintings, ...
    The Dordogne River Valley--with its dramatic castles, evocative cave paintings, and prized cuisine -- is an unforgettable blend of man-made and natural beauty. We’ll take an idyllic canoe ride, and ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Burgundy: Profoundly French
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    S5 E1: Burgundy: Profoundly French
    Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where fine living is ...
    Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where fine living is intimately tied to nature and traditions run strong . We’ll travel on a canal barge, visit a medieval hospice and a modern ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Rick Steves’ Europe: The Making of
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    S4 E11: Rick Steves’ Europe: The Making of
    After 16 years and seventy travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the ...
    After 16 years and seventy travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Salzburg and Surroundings
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    S4 E10: Salzburg and Surroundings
    The birthplace of Mozart — and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies — ...
    The birthplace of Mozart — and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies — Salzburg is a Baroque jewel of a town. It's also the springboard for lots of alpine fun—from thrilling summer bobsledding, to ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:05
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Vienna
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    S4 E9: Vienna
    In Europe’s classiest capital we’ll tiptoe through the palace of Maria ...
    In Europe’s classiest capital we’ll tiptoe through the palace of Maria Theresa and be dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. Then we’ll picnic on the Danube, nibble strudel in an old world cafe, ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:05
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Italy’s Great Hill Towns
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    S4 E8: Italy’s Great Hill Towns
    Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic ...
    Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns. From San Gimignano’s medieval towers, to Cortona’s charming lanes, to Orvieto’s papal intrigue, to ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Tuscany’s Dolce Vita
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    S4 E7: Tuscany’s Dolce Vita
    The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet ...
    The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, climb ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Milan and Lake Como
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    S4 E6: Milan and Lake Como
    No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como. In Milan we’ll take ...
    No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como. In Milan we’ll take a peek at Italy’s highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house…not to mention ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Italy’s Amalfi Coast
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    S4 E5: Italy’s Amalfi Coast
    Just south of Naples we’ll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the ...
    Just south of Naples we’ll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples of Paestum, and the iridescent ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:05
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Naples and Pompeii
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    S4 E4: Naples and Pompeii
    Naples is Italy in the extreme. We’ll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge ...
    Naples is Italy in the extreme. We’ll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented. We’ll climb to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wander ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:05
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Edinburgh
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    S4 E3: Edinburgh
    Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We’ll explore the ...
    Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We’ll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:05
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- North Wales: Feisty and Poetic
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    S4 E2: North Wales: Feisty and Poetic
    From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping ...
    From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape. We’ll climb a mountain aboard a steam train, learn some ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- England’s Bath and York
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    S4 E1: England’s Bath and York
    Medieval York and Georgian Bath—easy side-trips from London—pack an exciting ...
    Medieval York and Georgian Bath—easy side-trips from London—pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches. We’ll explore Roman hot springs, cruise quiet canals, marvel at England’s finest ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:25:05
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland
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    S3 E4: Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland
    No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. We tour ...
    No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. We tour bustling Belfast, sneaking a peek at its politically charged neighborhoods, head for the Antrim Coast and go wild in ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:26:03
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life
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    S3 E3: Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life
    After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ...
    After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor. We venture into composer Eric Satie's eccentric ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:26:04
  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca
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    S3 E2: Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca
    Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and ...
    Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo! We marvel at El Greco, pop some explosive pickles, and ramble Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. ...
    Air Date 8/5/2014
    0:26:03