Rick Steves Rome: Eternally Engaging

From Rick Steves’ Europe. 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.…

Chamonix, France: Tour du Mont Blanc – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/7HXrk76Zfzo Tour du Mont Blanc circumnavigates Europe’s highest peak. The accommodating trail is flexible — enjoyed by hikers with a wide range of abilities. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #chamonix Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel…

Rick Steves’ Tour du Rue Cler

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Join Rick as he takes a stroll down the Rue Cler, his favorite traffic-free market street in one of his favorite Parisian neighborhoods. It’s where locals come to shop in the specialty stores, meet friends at the corner bistro for the plait du jour and a glass of wine, and catch…

Palaces of Spain — Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Rick tours the grand palaces of Spain including Alcázar, The Alhambra, El Escorial, and Madrid’s Royal Palace. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #spain Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’ Europe” public television series: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show “Travel with Rick…

European Open-Air Museums — Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Rick visits some of Europe’s great open-air folk museums in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus England’s Blists Hill Victorian Town. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #openairmuseum Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’ Europe” public television series: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show…

Ancient Ruins of Greece — Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. In Greece, Rick visits Delos, Epidavros, the Sanctuary of Olympia, and Athens’ Acropolis and Ancient Agora. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #compilation Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’ Europe” public television series: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show “Travel with Rick Steves”…

Castles of Germany and Austria — Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Rick explores Rheinfels Castle, Burg Eltz, Hohensalzburg Fortress, "Mad" King Ludwig II’s Hohenshwangau and Neuschwanstein Castles, and the ruins of Ehrenburg and Schlosskopf Castles. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #compilation Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’ Europe”…

Rome: Baroque Brilliance

From Rick Steves’ Europe. This second of three shows on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We’ll ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathtaking Bernini statues, ponder sunbeams inside St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, and mix and mingle with the Romans during an early-evening stroll. Following an…

Churches of England — Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Rick visits England’s churches and cathedrals, from the folksy Church of St. Michael in the Cotswolds to London’s royal Westminster Abbey. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #compilation Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’ Europe” public television series:…

Museums of Paris — Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Rick tours the medieval Cluny Museum, covers the classics at the Louvre and Orsay, and ponders Impressionism at the Rodin Museum and Orangerie. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #compilation Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’ Europe” public…

Santorini, Greece: Idyllic Oia – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/HZOuDhwzsq0 The village of Oia is the quintessence of Greek Island charm: an idyllic ensemble of whitewashed houses and blue domes, all with striking viewpoints. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #santorini Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe…

Dolomites, Italy: Brenner Pass and Reifenstein Castle – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/t8w1zpAUlNo The Brenner Pass zips drivers across the Alps in about 30 minutes to Reifenstein Castle, which offers an intimate look at medieval castle life. More info about travel to Italy: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #dolomites Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in…

Glasgow, Scotland: Buchanan Street – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/8PtXOw7mnjQ Glasgow’s busy Buchanan Street is the middle of a Z-shaped pedestrian boulevard nicknamed the "Golden Zed." With the top shops in town and a variety of street musicians, Buchanan Street has a lively vibe. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #glasgow Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and…

Rick Steves Best of the Alps

From Rick Steves’ Europe. In his new one-hour special, join Rick Steves on an alpine adventure, with scenic train rides, breathtaking lifts, majestic glaciers, and unforgettable hikes. We conquer the Dolomites in Italy and the Zugspitze in Austria. In Switzerland, we savor the beauty of the Matterhorn, the Jungfrau, and Appenzell. And in France, starting…

Lauterbrunnen Valley, Switzerland: Alpine Beauty – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Cd1Tc2UpnDY Switzerland’s Lauterbrunnen Valley is a textbook example of a glacier-shaped valley. Towering high above are the icy Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger peaks. At the base of the peaks, Kleine Scheidegg has hearty food for hikers and rustic 19th-century hotels. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #lauterbrunnen Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more…

Lisbon, Portugal: Bairro Alto’s Fado Bars – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Qe5T3Jxhem0 Fado is the folk music of Lisbon’s rustic neighborhoods. Since the mid-1800s, it’s been the Portuguese blues — mournfully beautiful and haunting ballads about lost sailors, broken hearts, and bittersweet romance. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #fado Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in…

Chamonix, France: Mer de Glace Glacier – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/7HXrk76Zfzo One of the world’s oldest mountain resorts, Chamonix has long made it easy for romantics to enjoy its alpine wonders—starting with a cogwheel train to the Mer de Glace glacier. Nowadays, visitors can stroll inside the “sea of ice” while noting poignant markers indicating how dramatically…

Cairo, Egypt: Chaotic Capital – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/crrUmrG3G_Y Teeming Cairo, straddling the Nile, is the capital of Egypt and one of the leading cities of the Muslim world. With 20 million people, greater Cairo pulses with energy. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #egypt Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check…

Mykonos, Greece: Perfect Island Town – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/HZOuDhwzsq0 Mykonos is the epitome of a Greek island town: a seafront village crouched behind a sandy harbor, thickly layered with blinding white stucco, bright blue trim, and colorful bougainvillea. More info about travel to the Greek Islands: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/greece/greek-islands #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #mykonos Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information…

Why We Travel: To Connect with Our World – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 5 of 5, this clip celebrates how, by traveling thoughtfully, we can connect with different cultures and end up building bridges rather than walls. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’…

Hall in Tirol, Austria: A Tirolean Evening – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/t8w1zpAUlNo When traveling, it’s easier than you think to find authentic cultural experiences. Join Rick at a family-run hotel in the Austrian town of Hall in Tirol for an evening of traditional Tirolean culture, from tasty spaetzle to rousing folk music and dancing. More info about travel…

Sintra, Portugal: The Pena Palace – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Qe5T3Jxhem0 The colorful Pena Palace, located in the town of Sintra, is the Versailles of Portugal. In the mid-19th century, the flamboyant Prince Ferdinand built this fantasy, mixing Gothic towers, Renaissance domes, Moorish minarets, and Disney playfulness. More info about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #portugal…

Berner Oberland, Switzerland: The Jungfraujoch Station – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Cd1Tc2UpnDY In Switzerland’s Berner Oberland region, a train takes visitors through mountain tunnels up to the highest railway station in Europe: the Jungfraujoch. At more than 11,000 feet, spectacular views of the Aletsch Glacier and majestic alpine peaks await, along with hiking paths, ice tunnels, and shops…

Why We Travel: Like Pilgrims, to Learn and Grow – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 4 of 5, this clip celebrates how on the road, like pilgrims, we can seek meaning, and how leaving home, we can learn more about ourselves. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources:…

Dolomites, Italy: Tirolean Culture and Alpine Adventures – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/t8w1zpAUlNo The Dolomites, Italy’s dramatic rocky rooftop, offer some of the best mountain thrills in Europe. Here, the region’s Austrian history survives in a warm, blue-aproned, felt-hat-with-feathers way. The Tirolean village of Kastelruth is a good home base for your exploration of the Alpe di Siusi, Europe’s…

Why We Travel: To Appreciate Art and Culture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 3 of 5, this clip celebrates how travel can be our teacher and the road our school as we better appreciate art and culture. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’…