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Austrian and Italian Alps
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Austrian and Italian Alps

In the Alps of Austria and Italy, we celebrate both nature and culture. After conquering the Zugspitze, we tour Innsbruck, visit a remote farm in Austria, and join in a Tirolean village festival. Then we cross the Alps into Italy and tour a uniquely well-preserved medieval castle before joyriding deep into the rugged Dolomite Mountains. […]
Swiss Alps
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Swiss Alps

Switzerland draws travelers from around the world for its legendary mountains. From the Matterhorn to the Jungfrau to Appenzell, we savor both the country’s jaw-dropping alpine beauty and the rich and resilient culture of its people. As we lace together that dramatic mountain wonder with scenic train rides, breathtaking lifts, and unforgettable hikes, we also […]
Germany’s Fascist Story
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Germany’s Fascist Story

Traveling across Germany, we learn how fascism rose and then fell, taking millions of people with it. Visiting actual locations — from Munich to Nürnberg to Berlin — we trace the roots of Nazism in the aftermath of World War I, when masses of angry people were enchanted by Hitler. We explore the totalitarian society […]
Burgundy: Profoundly French
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Burgundy: Profoundly French

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where fine living is intimately tied to nature and traditions run strong. We’ll slow down to enjoy the region’s edible, drinkable, scenic, and floatable delights. We’ll travel on a canal barge, visit a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, build […]
Istanbul
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Istanbul

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | In Istanbul, we’ll lose our way in the Grand Bazaar and munch our way through the famously fragrant Spice Market. We’ll follow the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city’s ancient wall, and wander among the treasures of Hagia Sophia, the […]
French Riviera: Uniquely Chic
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French Riviera: Uniquely Chic

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | In this program, we follow in the footsteps of 19th-century aristocrats along Nice’s Promenade des Anglais. Then we listen to the graceful reshuffling of personal fortunes at the casino in fairy-tale Monaco, and visit the picturesque artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse, and Picasso.
Rick Steves’ Rome: Eternally Engaging
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Rick Steves’ Rome: Eternally Engaging

In this hour-long travel special, we explore the “Eternal City” of Rome, a grand and ancient metropolis rich with exquisite art, vibrant culture, and centuries of history. We trace the rise and fall of classical Rome, meander through the heart of Bernini’s Baroque Rome, and make a pilgrimage to the Vatican. Then, we follow Rick […]
Switzerland’s Great Cities
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Switzerland’s Great Cities

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | Focusing on Switzerland’s often-overlooked urban charms, we explore lakeside Luzern, cobbled Bern, spire-filled Zürich, and sophisticated Lausanne. We’ll enjoy eye-opening art, from Chagall and Klee to the works of asylum inmates. We’ll ring a very big bell high up in a church spire, float down a rushing river, and […]
Milan and Lake Como
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Milan and Lake Como

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | 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 Leonardo’s Last Supper. Then we’ll cruise along Lake Como, settling down in the lakeside village of Varenna…classic honeymoon […]
Naples and Pompeii
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Naples and Pompeii

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | In gritty Naples, we go shopping Neapolitan style, dodge scooters in Naples’ crazy traffic, explore the city’s vibrant neighborhoods, admire exquisite ancient mosaics at the National Museum of Archaeology, taste pizza in its birthplace, climb the lip of Mount Vesuvius, and wander the amazing ruins of the Roman town […]