Rick Steves' Europe

Rick Steves' Europe

RICK STEVES' EUROPE offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture. His years as America's most popular European guidebook author blends with his relaxed but informative style to make this one of public television's most popular series.

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Barcelona and Catalunya

The vibrant streets, tasty tapas, the Gothic Quarter and scenic mountaintop Montserrat are enjoyed.

Mon, Mar 6 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Mar 7 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra

The world's smallest country, Italy's last independent hill town and glamorous views of Monaco.

Mon, Mar 13 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Mar 14 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne

Enjoy a variety of eye-opening art, float down an urban river and ponder a few Swiss innovations.

Mon, Jan 16 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Mon, Mar 20 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Mar 21 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Vienna and the Danube

Explore the city's elegant gardens, great art and music, the Danube River and Baroque Melk Abbey.

Tue, Jan 17 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Mon, Mar 27 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path

Take in a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, cheese-tasting, river-rafting & peat-bathing.

Wed, Jan 18 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Athens and Side Trips

Visit the Parthenon, Agora, the Isle of Hydra and take the fast-paced pulse of the modern city.

Thu, Jan 19 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Greece's Peloponnese

The ruins of Olympia, the charming old port town of Nafplio and the Rock of Gibraltar are explored.

Fri, Jan 20 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Iran:Tehran and Side Trips

Dodging traffic in Tehran, while enjoying the tranquility of a nearby village.

Mon, Jan 16 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jan 17 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Iran's Historic Capitals

The monuments of Persepolis, the tombs of poets in Shiraz and the mosques of Esfahan are explored.

Mon, Jan 23 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jan 24 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Croatia: Adriatic Delights

Explore the Dalmatian Coast, Plitvice Lakes National Park and the thriving capital city Zagreb.

Mon, Jan 30 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips

Venture into less-touristed corners of the former Yugoslavia and visit Mostar and Montenegro.

Mon, Feb 6 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 7 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

The Best of Slovenia

Visit the prosperous capital of Ljubljana, the mountain resort of Lake Bled and the Julian Alps.

Mon, Feb 13 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 14 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol

Explore the regions great sites as Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals.

Mon, Feb 20 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 21 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier

Enjoy Spain's whitewashed hill towns and roll down to the coast to the windsurfing mecca of Tarifa.

Mon, Feb 27 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 28 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Oslo

Enjoy the Norwegian capital's thriving harborfront, Viking ships, Vigeland's statues, Monch's art.

Mon, Mar 6 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Mar 7 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen

Sail under towering fjord cliffs, hike on powerful glaciers and explore historic Bergen.

Mon, Mar 13 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Mar 14 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Stockholm

Experience the city's cultural highlights, visit gilded royal staterooms sample gourmet reindeer .

Mon, Mar 20 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Mar 21 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters

The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to explore history, art and culture.

Mon, Mar 27 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Venice: City of Dreams

Cruise the Grand Canal, visit a venerable cafe and savor fresh fish canalside with Venetian friends.

Mon, Jan 16 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jan 17 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Jan 22 at 5:00 am on WTTW Prime

Venice and Its Lagoon

Sample the splendid art treasures of Venice, explore its backstreet wonders and cruise its lagoon.

Mon, Jan 23 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Jan 24 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

European Travel Skills, Part I

Practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable and culturally broadening trip to Europe is given.

Mon, Jan 30 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

European Travel Skills, Part II

Practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable and culturally broadening trip to Europe is given.

Mon, Feb 6 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 7 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Feb 12 at 5:00 am on WTTW Prime

European Travel Skills, Part III

Practical advice for having a fun, affordable and culturally broadening trip to Europe is shared.

Mon, Feb 13 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 14 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sun, Feb 19 at 5:00 am on WTTW Prime

Western Turkey

Rick Steves visits ancient Ephesus and cruises the Mediterranean on a Turkish gulet from Antalya.

Mon, Feb 20 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 21 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Central Turkey

Rick Steves explores the capital Ankara and marvels at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia.

Mon, Feb 27 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Feb 28 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Germany's Hamburg and the Luther Trail

Rick visits Hamburg, Germany's mighty port city, and the great historic sights of Martin Luther.

Sat, Jan 21 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Feb 2 at 4:30 am on WTTW HD

Germany's Dresden and Leipzig

Opulent palaces and art treasures in Dresden and the Bach heritage of Leipzig are explored.

Sat, Feb 4 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, Feb 7 at 4:30 am on WTTW HD

Germany's Frankfurt and Nurnberg

Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt and the maze of underground bomb shelters in Nurnberg are explored.

Sat, Feb 11 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

Bulgaria

Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans.

Sat, Feb 18 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Feb 22 at 4:30 am on WTTW HD

Romania

Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, and its 'Little Paris of the East' architecture is explored.

Sat, Feb 25 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

England's Cornwall

Rick explores a world of flowers springing from towering hedges and visits Dartmoor National Park.

Wed, Jan 18 at 4:30 am on WTTW HD

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