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Rick Steves' Europe

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An exploration of European locales that explains where to stay and what sights to see, and that also highlights history, art and culture.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps

    'Switzerland's Jungfrau Region' includes hiking, biking and a look at waterfalls. Also: Europe's highest lift up the Jungfrau mountain range. (30 minutes)

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  • Lisbon and the Algarve

    A visit to Lisbon and the Algarve, on Portugal's south coast, includes a stop at Cape Sagres and the fishing village of Salema. (30 minutes)

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  • Sevilla and Andalusia

    A visit to Sevilla includes stops at a palace, a cathedral and the royal tombs. Also: the hill town of Arcos de la Frontera, located in Andalusia. (30 minutes)

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  • The Majesty of Madrid

    A tour of Madrid features the Royal Palace, museums, flamenco dancers and visits to El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen. (30 minutes)

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  • Southeast England

    Southeast England is toured. Stops include Canterbury and its famous cathedral; Dover; the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs; the seaside resort town of Brighton; and Portsmouth, which features a collection of historic sailing ships. (30 minutes)

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  • England's Bath and York

    A tour of Medieval York and Georgian Bath. Included: Roman hot springs; a canal cruise; a Gothic church; Viking history. (30 minutes)

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  • North Wales: Feisty and Poetic

    A visit to North Wales. Included: Mt. Snowdon; medieval castles; Victorian promenades; climbing a mountain aboard a steam train; following a miner into a slate mine; herding sheep with a dog. (30 minutes)

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  • Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca

    Castile, Toledo and Salamanca are visited. Included: a look at medieval castles and a town square. (30 minutes)

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  • Edinburgh

    A tour of Edinburgh includes its castle; the parliament; and Her Majesty's yacht, Britannia. Also: dabbling in local literature; sipping some Scotch whiskey; getting wrapped up in a kilt. (30 minutes)

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  • Naples and Pompeii

    'Naples and Pompeii.' Included: backstreet fish markets; dining on pizza; climbing to the top of Mount Vesuvius; the ruins of Pompeii. (30 minutes)

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  • Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life

    A visit to Normandy includes stops at Rouen, Honfleur harbor, the D-Day beaches and the enchanted-island abbey of Mont St. Michel. (30 minutes)

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  • Italy's Amalfi Coast

    'Italy's Amalfi Coast.' Included: the Positano resort; Sorrento; Paestum's Greek temples; the Blue Grotto (beneath the isle of Capri). (30 minutes)

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  • Milan and Lake Como

    'Milan and Lake Como.' Included: high fashion; a grand cemetery; an opera house; a cruise on Lake Como; the lakeside village of Varenna. (30 minutes)

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  • Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland

    A visit to Belfast and Northern Ireland includes stops at the Antrim Coast, an Ulster amusement area and the county of Derry. (30 minutes)

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  • Tuscany's Dolce Vita

    'Tuscany's Dolce Vita.' Included: small towns and rural charms; an artichoke festival; a farmhouse feast; riding in a classic convertible through cypress groves; hunting for truffles in an oak forest. (30 minutes)

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  • Italy's Great Hill Towns

    'Italy's Greatest Hill Towns.' Included: San Gimignano's medieval towers; Cortona's charming lanes; Orvieto's papal intrigue; Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas. (30 minutes)

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  • London: Mod and Trad

    A visit to London includes stops at the Millennium Bridge, the British Museum's Great Court, the Tower of London and the South Bank of the Thames. (30 minutes)

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  • Vienna

    Vienna: the palace of Maria Theresa; the Hapsburg crown jewels; a picnic on the Danube; strudel at an old-world cafe; waltzing to the music of Johann Strauss. (30 minutes)

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  • Salzburg and Surroundings

    Salzburg and vicinity. Included: summer bobsledding; boat rides in the Salzkammergut Lake District; the romantic town of Hallstatt. (30 minutes)

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  • Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee

    Highlights of Paris include the Eiffel Tower, the Orsay Gallery and a look back at French history. (30 minutes)

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  • England's Cornwall

    The Season 9 finale tours Cornwall in southwest England. Included: salty pirate towns; fishing villages; Land's End; and Dartmoor National Park. (30 minutes)

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  • Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of

    A behind-the-scenes peek at the series, including a look at the crew in Milan and around Lake Como. Also: shaping a finished show. (30 minutes)

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  • Burgundy: Profoundly French

    The Season 5 opener tours France's Burgundy region, where the sites include a canal barge, a medieval hospice and a modern monastery. (30 minutes)

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  • Belgium: Bruges and Brussels

    A visit to Belgium includes a stop at Brussels and the small town of Bruges. Also: a look at a medieval hospital; a carillon concert. (30 minutes)

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  • France's Dordogne

    The Dordogne River Valley in France is explored. Included: a canoe ride; a goose farm; a castle; a country market. Also: a trip south to Albi, the home of Toulouse-Lautrec; and to the city of Carcassonne. (30 minutes)

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  • Barcelona and Catalunya

    Spain's Catalonia region is toured. Included: Barcelona and its pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter; Montserrat; and Salvador Dali's home in Cadaques and mausoleum in nearby Figueres. (30 minutes)

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  • Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine

    A visit to Provence includes stops at Nimes, Avignon and Arles, as well as other places in the South of France. (30 minutes)

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  • Little Europe: Five Micro-Countries

    Small European countries are visited, including Andorra; Liechtenstein; Monaco; San Marino; and Vatican City. (30 minutes)

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  • Great Swiss Cities

    Exploring Swiss cities, including Bern, Lausanne, Lucerne and Zurich. (30 minutes)

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  • French Riviera: Uniquely Chic

    A visit to the French Riviera includes Monaco's harbor, Nice's promenade des Anglais and the hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso. (30 minutes)

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  • Vienna and the Danube

    A tour of Vienna, including the city's art, gardens and music. Also: the Danube; the baroque Melk Abbey. (30 minutes)

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  • The Czech Republic Beyond Prague

    The Czech Republic is explored. Included: a Holocaust memorial in Terezen; Cesky Krumlov, a castle town. (30 minutes)

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