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European Travel Skills: Packing Light
 
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More European travel tips: http://www.ricksteves.com/travel-tips Packing light is essential for happy, hassle-free travel. Choose your luggage carefully — a carry-on sized convertible backpack/suitcase is the best bet for most travelers. As you pack, carefully scrutinize each item to see if it justifies hauling it around. The payoff is sweet mobility, freedom and a better trip. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 359268 Rick Steves' Europe
Little Europe: Liechtenstein
 
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More info about travel to Europe: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe Nestled between Switzerland and Austria, the principality of Liechtenstein is a quirky remnant of medieval feudal politics, where women were not given the vote until 1984. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 302666 Rick Steves' Europe
Gimmelwald, Switzerland: Best of the Alps
 
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More info about travel to Switzerland: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/switzerland Unlike neighboring resort towns, Switzerland's Gimmelwald remains a vital community of families — locally owned and proud of it. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
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Little Europe: Andorra
 
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More info about travel to Europe: https://www.ricksteves.com/ Just little more than a generation ago, Andorra morphed from a rough-and-tumble smugglers' haven to a high tech, high altitude shoppers' haven, with pockets of old-world charm hiding out in the town center. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Riding the Rails: Train Travel Overview
 
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More train travel tips: https://www.ricksteves.com/travel-tips/transportation/trains The European train system works great for locals and travelers alike. Well-signed stations, easy-to-read schedules, and efficient connections between popular destination make train travel a snap. With a little guidance even first-time train travelers get the hang of it faster than they expect. Generally, trains go where you need them to go and are fast, frequent, and affordable. All aboard! Subscribe to http://www.youtube.com/ricksteves for weekly updates on European destinations. For more information on rail travel in Europe, visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 89527 Rick Steves' Europe
Rome, Italy: Roman Forum
 
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More info about travel to Rome: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/rome The Roman Forum was the political, religious, and commercial heart of the city. Rome's most important monuments, temples and halls of justice were built here. As Rome's empire expanded, these few acres of land near the Tiber became the navel of the civilized world. All roads did lead to Rome. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 102635 Rick Steves' Europe
Rothenburg, Germany: Romantic Medieval Town
 
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More info on travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany/rothenburg-ob-der-tauber Rothenburg—once one of Germany's largest cities with a population of 6,000 residents—is today a charming tourist destination. For great views and a good orientation, hike Rothenburg's mile-long wall and climb the city's tower. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 257675 Rick Steves' Europe
Munich, Germany: The Old Center and Viktualienmarkt
 
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More info about travel to Munich: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany/munich Munich is considered Germany's most livable city. While packed with history, it's also this country's Hollywood and Silicon Valley, all rolled into one. This city celebrates its traditions with gusto, and at the same time, it remains a modern cultural force. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 154350 Rick Steves' Europe
Central Croatia: Plitvice Lakes National Park
 
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More info about travel to Croatia: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/croatia One of Europe's top natural wonders is Croatia's Plitvice Lakes National Park. Imagine Niagara Falls sliced and diced and sprinkled over a vast and heavily forested canyon. It's a lush and unforgettable valley of 16 terraced lakes, laced together by waterfalls and miles of pleasant plank walks. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 90602 Rick Steves' Europe
Glendalough, Ireland: Exploring the Wicklow Mountains
 
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More info about travel to Ireland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/ireland Ten miles south of Dublin, Ireland's Wicklow Mountains offer nature lovers some of Ireland's richest scenery and refuge from the hustle and bustle of big-city travel. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 89489 Rick Steves' Europe
Venice, Italy: Travel Tips and History
 
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More info about travel to Venice: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/venice Savvy travelers escape Venice's center and its crowds of tourists to explore this city's unique labyrinth of picturesque alleys and canals. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 108581 Rick Steves' Europe
Delft, Netherlands: Town Square and Delftware
 
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More info about travel to the Netherlands: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/netherlands In this video, we stroll along Delft's idyllic canals and markets, and see how its famous Delftware porcelain is made. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 82247 Rick Steves' Europe
European Travel Skills Part II
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | In this second of three shows focusing on travel skills and tips, we'll visit Venice, Siena, and the Cinque Terre in Italy to learn about trip planning, packing, safety, and — perhaps the most rewarding skill of all — connecting with the locals. Going beyond the sights, Rick shares some practical tips to help make European travel fun and hassle-free. © 2012 Rick Steves' Europe
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Orvieto, Italy: Signorelli's Masterpiece
 
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More info about travel to Orvieto: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/orvieto Famous for its colorful ceramics and gleaming cathedral, Orvieto, Umbria's grand hill town, sits majestically high above the valley floor on a big chunk of volcanic stone. The cathedral's lively façade and mass of mosaics houses the Chapel of St. Brizio — Orvieto's must-see artistic site. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 73802 Rick Steves' Europe
Versailles, France: Ultimate Royal Palace
 
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More info about travel to Versailles: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/versailles Versailles, just outside Paris, is the palace other palaces were modeled after. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 412781 Rick Steves' Europe
Florence: Heart of the Renaissance
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | Fifteenth-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world. In this first of two episodes, we'll gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3-D wonders of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, appreciate Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance. Then we'll cross the Arno to where Florentine artisans live, work, and eat...very well. © 2012 Rick Steves' Europe
Views: 736035 Rick Steves' Europe
Venice: City of Dreams
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we'll trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one. We'll cruise the Grand Canal, luxuriate in a venerable café, and savor fresh fish canal-side with Venetian friends. Becoming as anonymous as possible in this city of masks, we'll be dazzled by masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance and get intimate with the city of Casanova...on a gondola in the moonlight. © 2012 Rick Steves' Europe
Views: 939562 Rick Steves' Europe
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Bike Culture
 
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More info about travel to Amsterdam: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/netherlands/amsterdam One of the joys of visiting Amsterdam is simply being in the swirl of healthy, busy, biking Dutch. Don't forget to look up past the bikers to observe Amsterdam's beautiful homes decorated with ornate gables. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 34924 Rick Steves' Europe
Schwangau, Germany: Neuschwanstein Castle
 
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More info about travel to Bavaria: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany/bavarian-alps Bavaria's "Mad" King Ludwig built the castle of his dreams, Neuschwanstein, a mere fifteen minute walk from Hohenschwangau, his boyhood castle home. Shortly after setting into Neuschwanstein, Ludwig was declared mentally unfit to rule and eventually found dead; the circumstances of his death remaining a mystery to this day. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 452237 Rick Steves' Europe
Tallinn, Estonia: Old World Meets New
 
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More info about travel to Tallinn: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/estonia/tallinn Tallinn has modernized at an astounding rate since the fall of the Soviet Union, while also remaining one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the north of Europe. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 70687 Rick Steves' Europe
Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Crème Brûlée
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, bask in medieval majesty at Notre-Dame Cathedral, stroll Montmartre and its Sacré Cœur church, study the Latin Quarter, remember the Revolution at Place de la Concorde, saunter the Champs-Elysées, get impressed by the Orsay Museum, bone up on Paris's past at the Carnavalet Museum — and in the catacombs, and sample the artistic high life at the Jacquemart-André Museum. © 2004 Rick Steves' Europe
Views: 879251 Rick Steves' Europe
Galicia, Spain: The Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage
 
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More info about traveling the Camino de Santiago: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/spain/camino-de-santiago The Camino de Santiago — literally the "Way of St. James" — is Europe's ultimate pilgrimage route. Since the Middle Ages, pilgrims have walked hundreds of miles across North Spain to pay homage to the remains of St. James in the city named for him, Santiago de Compostela. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 177258 Rick Steves' Europe
London: Historic and Dynamic
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | In many-faceted London, we'll ponder royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, discover treasures in the British Library, enjoy the vibrant evening scene in Soho, uncover Churchill's secret WWII headquarters, join the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shop where the queen shops, and straddle the Prime Meridian in Greenwich. © 2012 Rick Steves' Europe
Views: 698749 Rick Steves' Europe
Vernazza, Italy: Cinque Terre's Jewel
 
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More info on travel to the Cinque Terre: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/cinque-terre In Vernazza, the action’s at the harbor, where you’ll find a kids’ beach, plenty of sunning rocks, and a wealth of cafés and restaurants. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 141098 Rick Steves' Europe
Mürren, Switzerland: Exploring the Swiss Alps by Bike
 
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More info about travel to the Swiss Alps: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/switzerland/berner-oberland Mürren is a good starting point for mountain biking, popular here in the Alps. Small service roads and well-marked intersections make biking easy. Follow Rick on his loop trip down into the valley floor where he passes through Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbach Falls, a cozy campground, and takes a funicular ride back up the mountain. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 82189 Rick Steves' Europe
Siena, Italy: Timeless Magic
 
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More info about travel to Siena: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/siena The back streets of Siena have changed little since the days of the Renaissance. Make a point to get away from the crowds and enjoy a quiet moment with the timeless magic of Siena. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 38581 Rick Steves' Europe
London, England: Westminster Abbey
 
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Kings and queens have been crowned and buried since 1066 here in this most historic church in the English-speaking world. Filled with the remains of people who put the Great in Britain — saints, musicians, scientists, and soldiers — gloriously Gothic Westminster Abbey is the national church and the religious heart of the nation. English literature lovers find strolling through the memorials in Poets' Corner is a pilgrimage in itself. Subscribe at http://bit.ly/133oCd8 for weekly updates on more European destinations. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 321936 Rick Steves' Europe
Toledo, Spain: The Art of El Greco
 
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More info about travel to Toledo: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/spain/toledo No painter before or since has captured the mystery of the spiritual world like the painter El Greco. His unique style of painting developed in Toledo, Spain. Join Rick on a visit to the Santa Cruz Museum, which houses many of El Greco's 16th century-works. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 75909 Rick Steves' Europe
Ljubljana, Slovenia: Happy Hodgepodge
 
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More info about travel to Ljubljana: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/slovenia/ljubljana Being the midpoint between the Slavic, Germanic, and Italian worlds gives Ljubljana a special spice. This tiny town has only about a quarter-million people, but it's by far the country's largest city, cultural capital, and a charming place to kick off any Slovenian trip. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 113587 Rick Steves' Europe
Paris, France: The Magnificent Louvre
 
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More info about travel to Paris: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/paris The Louvre is a treasure trove of Western civilization, including the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo plus masterpieces from the Renaissance to Romanticism starring Michelangelo, Delacroix, Géricault, and many others. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 116287 Rick Steves' Europe
Florence, Italy: Michelangelo's David
 
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One of Europe's great thrills is seeing Michelangelo's David in the flesh at the Accademia Gallery. Seventeen feet high, gleaming white, and exalted by a halo-like dome over his head, David rarely disappoints, even for those with high expectations. Subscribe at http://goo.gl/8iBEnS for weekly updates on more European destinations. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 214739 Rick Steves' Europe
Berlin
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights — from evocative memorials, to surviving bits of its communist and fascist days, to its glass-domed Reichstag. We enjoy its now-trendy east side, its people-friendly riverfront, and its vibrant social scene. 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” public radio program: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/audio/radio European Tours: https://www.ricksteves.com/tours Guidebooks: https://store.ricksteves.com/shop/guidebooks Travel Gear: https://store.ricksteves.com/shop/ Trip Consulting: https://www.ricksteves.com/travel-help/plan-your-trip-with-our-expert-consultants Travel Classes: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/travel-talks Rick Steves Audio Europe App: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/audio/audio-europe Rick Steves, America's most respected authority on European travel, writes European travel guidebooks and hosts travel shows on public television and public radio.
Views: 784651 Rick Steves' Europe
Florence, Italy: Famous Dome and Bronze Doors
 
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Florence's landmark Duomo (cathedral) is crowned by Brunelleschi's majestic dome — the first Renaissance dome and the model for many domes to follow (climb it for a glorious view). Nearby the Baptistery features Ghiberti's magnificent bronze doors, which Michelangelo called the "gates of paradise." These creations help define the Renaissance, when Florence blossomed and classical arts were reborn. Subscribe at http://goo.gl/8iBEnS for weekly updates on more European destinations. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves' European Christmas: London
 
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More info about travel to London: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/london London offers Christmas fun fit for a queen and streets twinkling with joy. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 94974 Rick Steves' Europe
Peloponnese, Greece: Magnificent Monemvasia
 
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More info about travel to the Peloponnese: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/greece/peloponnese Often referred to as the "Gibraltar of Greece," Monemvasia is a virtual showcase of Byzantine, Turkish, and Venetian history dating back to the 13th century. Worth climbing: the steep zigzag path that leads up and up, out of the lower town, to ruins of the fortified upper town, and sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 94348 Rick Steves' Europe
Lisbon and the Algarve
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | We start in Lisbon, where salty sailors' quarters and wistful fado singers mix with ornate architecture to recall the glory days when Vasco da Gama and Magellan made Portugal a world power. Then on to the Algarve where we explore the Land's End of Europe — windy and historic Cape Sagres — before savoring pristine beaches and arm-wrestling octopuses in the sleepy fishing village of Salema. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination. © 2004 Rick Steves' Europe
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European Travel Skills: Planning Your Itinerary
 
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More info about trip planning: http://www.ricksteves.com/travel-tips Developing a thoughtful itinerary helps make the most of a trip. Start by brainstorming a must-see wish list in logical geographic order, then pare it down based upon time and interest. Time spent planning will pay off later and help ensure rich, rewarding and efficient trip. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 67547 Rick Steves' Europe
Naples, Italy: The Birthplace of Pizza
 
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More info about travel to Naples: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy In Naples, pausing at any street corner gives you the chance to enjoy a vivid slice of Neapolitan life, and the perfect pizza. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 829164 Rick Steves' Europe
Dresden, Germany: Reconstructed and Rewarding
 
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More info about travel to Dresden: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany/dresden In February of 1945, after the city was bombed in the last months of World War II, Dresden's beloved Frauenkirche ("Church of Our Lady") collapsed. Then, Dresdeners decided to rebuild it completely and painstakingly, and it finally reopened to the public in 2005. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 36961 Rick Steves' Europe
Hydra, Greece: Traffic-free Tranquility
 
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More info about travel to Hydra: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/greece/hydra Only a 90-minute hydrofoil ride from bustling Athens, Hydra is the prettiest of the Greek isles. The community is an easy blend of work-a-day commerce, fancy yachts and lazy tourists meandering through traffic-free streets, alongside the occasional donkey. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Athens and Side-Trips
 
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Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis. We'll tour the must-sees of ancient Athens: the Parthenon, Agora, and amazing National Archaeological Museum. We'll take the fast-paced pulse of the modern city, but waste no time getting to Rick's favorite side-trip destinations: the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and a fast boat to the romantic, traffic-free isle of Hydra. © 2008 Rick Steves' Europe
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Bruges, Belgium: The Art of Flemish Fries
 
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More info about travel to Bruges: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/belgium/bruges French fries, called Flemish fries in northern Dutch-speaking Belgium, are a local specialty. They taste so good because they're deep-fried twice — once to cook and once to brown. To eat like a local add mayonnaise, not ketchup. Subscribe at http://bit.ly/133oCd8 for weekly updates on more European destinations. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 40907 Rick Steves' Europe
Český Krumlov, Czech Republic: Bohemia's Time-Warp Town
 
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More info about travel to Český Krumlov: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/czech-republic/cesky-krumlov The enchanting town of Český Krumlov — buried in the hills of Bohemia, lassoed by its river and dominated by its castle — feels lost in a time warp. Its delightful Old Town of shops and cobbled lanes, characteristic little restaurants, and easy going canoeing options, makes it a favorite with tourists. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 191435 Rick Steves' Europe
Lucca, Italy: Beautifully Preserved
 
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More info about travel to Lucca: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/lucca The appeal of Lucca, Italy, is in its relaxed, Old World ambience. A visit here may include a lazy pedal around its Renaissance walls, a stroll past elegant storefronts, and a nightly concert in the church of San Giovanni. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 239737 Rick Steves' Europe
The Dordogne, France: A Taste of Sarlat
 
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More info about travel to the Dordogne: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/dordogne Sarlat is the pedestrian-friendly main town of France's Dordogne River valley. It's just the right size: everything in town is within an easy meander along traffic-free, cobblestone lanes lined with foie gras shops, and tourists. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 79811 Rick Steves' Europe
Rome, Italy: Borghese Gallery
 
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More than just a great museum, the Borghese Gallery is a beautiful villa set in the leafy surrounding gardens. Art commissioned by the luxury-loving Borghese family is displayed in the fancy frescoed rooms for which it was created. Masterpieces by Baroque masters Bernini and Caravaggio are among the highlights. Don't forget to get an easy-to-obtain reservation. More info about travel to Rome: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/rome Subscribe to http://www.youtube.com/ricksteves for weekly updates on more European destinations. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 76774 Rick Steves' Europe
European Travel Skills: Eating and Drinking
 
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More European travel tips: http://www.ricksteves.com/travel-tips One of the great joys of travel is eating. Restaurants filled with locals are where you'll find high quality and good value. Order your meal with a spirit of adventure, seeking out seasonal and regional specialties. Markets and shops offer culinary delights as well. Think of cuisine as sightseeing for your palate. Bon appetit! At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 193138 Rick Steves' Europe
Amsterdam, Netherlands: The Van Gogh Museum
 
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More info about travel to Amsterdam: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/netherlands/amsterdam The Van Gogh Museum houses the 200 paintings owned by Vincent’s younger brother, Theo — laid out as the story of Vincent's life. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 66137 Rick Steves' Europe
Oslo, Norway: Lively, Lovely City on the Fjord
 
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Spectacularly situated at the head of a 60-mile-long fjord, Oslo is Norway's biggest city yet it's easy to navigate with its compact historic core and great public transportation. Karl Johans Gate, the city's people-friendly main drag stretches from the train station to Royal Palace. Nearby, the harborfront hums with international shipping and a thriving cruise industry. Subscribe at http://goo.gl/8iBEnS for weekly updates on more European destinations. To learn about Rick Steves European tour packages, including the Best of Scandinavia in 14 Days, visit http://tours.ricksteves.com/tours. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.
Views: 157111 Rick Steves' Europe
Ephesus, Turkey: Ancient City
 
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More info about travel to Turkey: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/turkey Rick joins his friend (and guide for Rick's bus tours through Turkey), to learn about the ancient home of the Ephesians — one of the world’s greatest classical sites. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.
Views: 89410 Rick Steves' Europe

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