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Rick Steves’ European Festivals

Rick Steves’ European Festivals

Hi. I’m Rick Steves, and it’s party time in Europe. In the next hour, you’ll see no museums and no art galleries, just Europeans having lots of fun. Europe is expert at festivals, and we’re about to enjoy my favorites.… Continue Reading

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Glastonbury, England: Tor and Abbey

Glastonbury, England: Tor and Abbey

Throughout England, the countryside is picturesque. And it hides a fascinating history, a history that goes back thousands of years to prehistoric times. Mysterious figures carved into hillsides, curious man-made mountains, ancient bridges, and legends that go back to Camelot… Continue Reading

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The Netherlands: Beyond Amsterdam

The Netherlands: Beyond Amsterdam

Hi, I’m Rick Steves, back with more of the best of Europe. The people here claim if you stand on a chair you can see all across their country. This is the Best of the Netherlands. Thanks for joining us.… Continue Reading

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All Alone…Enjoying the Grandeur of the Alps

All Alone…Enjoying the Grandeur of the Alps

Hey, I’m Rick Steves — 10,000 feet above sea level on top of the Schilthorn. You know, there’s a lot of tourists right now up in that revolving restaurant, but what I really, really like to do is take a… Continue Reading

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Oh, Baby — I’m High in the Alps!

Oh, Baby — I’m High in the Alps!

Join me at Walderalm, a cluster of traditional family farms where 70 cows share their meadow with the clouds. We drove up to Hinterhornalm — a couple of miles above Innsbruck’s tourist crowds — and from there, it’s just a… Continue Reading

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On a Natural High at Bath’s Baths

On a Natural High at Bath’s Baths

Hey, I’m Rick Steves. I just got off the plane. I’m in Bath — I’m lovin’ Bath! We’ve got great street music — Hallelujah! We’ve got incredible medieval history, and it goes way back, it goes a long time back.… Continue Reading

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The Best of Sicily

The Best of Sicily

-Hi, I’m Rick Steves, back with more of the best of Europe. And this time, we’re climbing to the summit of Sicily — and hoping this volcano doesn’t blow. Thanks for joining us. ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ Sicily is a… Continue Reading

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Climate Change in the Alps: Snowmaking Machines

Climate Change in the Alps: Snowmaking Machines

Buongiorno or Guten Tag, depending on your language. I’m Rick Steves. I’m right on the border between the Italian and German-speaking worlds. This is the Dolomite — and it’s a beautiful ski country — the Dolomites. I’m with my friend… Continue Reading

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Rick Steves’ Cruising the Mediterranean

Rick Steves’ Cruising the Mediterranean

-Hi, I’m Rick Steves. I’ve spent the last 30 years exploring Europe from every conceivable angle, and now it’s time to check it out the way millions of people are. Yep, we’re on a cruise ship, and we’re sailing the… Continue Reading

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Zermatt Before the Tourists?

Zermatt Before the Tourists?

I’m Rick Steves, I’m in the shelter of a centuries-old hut high above Zermatt where all the tourism is. I’m on a hike with Amadé Perrig. Amadé, guten tag. Amadé: Guten tag. Rick: Hey, Amadé, what is this plate here,… Continue Reading