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, 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.

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

Tue, Mar 28 at 12:30 am 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.

Mon, Apr 3 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 4 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Athens and Side Trips

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

Mon, Apr 10 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 11 at 12:30 am on WTTW Prime

Greece's Peloponnese

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

Mon, Apr 17 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 18 at 12:30 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

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

Galicia and the Camino De Santiago

Follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela.

Mon, Apr 3 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 4 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Basque Country

Tour the ancient Basque capital of Gernika and explore the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao.

Mon, Apr 10 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 11 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Rome: Ancient Glory

Marvel at the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the empire's exquisite art and bike on the Appian Way.

Mon, Apr 17 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tue, Apr 18 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

London: Historic and Dynamic

Visit Westminster Abbey, explore the British Library and enjoy the vibrant evening scene in Soho.

Thu, Feb 23 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

North England's Lake District and Durham

Admire idyllic lakes, waterfalls and stony summits while hiking through the Cumbrian Lake District.

Fri, Feb 24 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Venice: City of Dreams

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

Mon, Feb 27 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Venice and Its Lagoon

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

Tue, Feb 28 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

European Travel Skills, Part I

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

Wed, Mar 1 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

European Travel Skills, Part II

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

Thu, Mar 2 at 3:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

European Travel Skills, Part III

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

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

Central Turkey

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

Sun, Feb 26 at 5:00 am on WTTW Prime

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

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

France's Loire: ChÂTeau Country

Rick Steves explores the French countryside along the Loire River Valley and visits unique castles.

Sun, Mar 5 at 5:00 am on WTTW Prime

Paris Side-Trips

Versailles, Europe's palace of palaces, Chartres cathedral and exquisite Vaux le Vicomte are visited.

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

The Best of Israel

Tel Aviv, the fortress of Masada, the Sea of Galilee and Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial are explored.

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

Palestine

Follow pilgrims to the place of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, harvest olives and bob in the Dead Sea.

Sun, Mar 26 at 5:00 am on WTTW Prime

Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre

The five tiny port towns of Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore and Monterosso are visited.

Sun, Apr 2 at 5:00 am on WTTW Prime

Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna

In the shadow of Venice, the three great cities of Padua, Verona and Ravenna are explored.

Sun, Apr 9 at 5:00 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.

Thu, Mar 30 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

Assisi and Italian Country Charm

Rick explores ancient wine cellars in the Italian countryside and the amazing basilica of Assisi.

Sat, Apr 1 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country

Siena, once a proud and independent city-state, retains its confidence and unique traditions.

Sat, Apr 8 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, Apr 11 at 4:30 am on WTTW HD

Southeast England

Rick travels from Canterbury to Dover and visits the beachy resort of Brighton.

Sat, Apr 22 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.

Sat, Apr 29 at 5:00 pm on WTTW HD

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