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This series 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.

TV Schedule

Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre #807 [TV-G]
Rick visits the five tiny port towns of Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore, and Monterosso.

  • KET2 Thursday, January 22 at 6:30 pm EST
  • KET Saturday, March 21 at 2:30 pm EST

Central Turkey #802 [TV-G]
Rick experiences the landscape of Cappadocia from a hot air balloon, explores troglodyte ghost towns, shops for sheep, and chats with an imam. He visits Turkey's capital, Ankara.

  • KET Saturday, January 24 at 2:30 pm EST

Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna #808 [TV-G]
In the shadow of Venice, Rick explores the great cities of Padua, Verona, and Ravenna.

  • KET2 Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 pm EST
  • KET Saturday, March 28 at 2:30 pm EST

France's Loire: Chateau Country #803 [TV-G]
Rick visits four unique castles: elegant Chenonceau, massive Chambord, stately Cheverny, and fragrant Villandry. Along the way, he tours Leonardo's home, feeds hunting dogs, and savors a princely garden.

  • KET Saturday, January 31 at 2:30 pm EST

Amsterdam #809 [TV-G]
Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, Amsterdam is quaint and jarring, traditional and modern.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 5 at 6:30 pm EST
  • KET Saturday, April 4 at 2:30 pm EST

Paris Side-Trips #804 [TV-G]
Rick explores Versailles, Europe's palace of palaces; exquisite Vaux le Vicomte; and extravagant Fontainebleau, home to centuries of French rulers.

  • KET Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 pm EST

The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam #810 [TV-G]
Rick visits charming Dutch sights from Haarlem to Rotterdam and from Delft to the Zuiderzee.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 12 at 6:30 pm EST
  • KET Saturday, April 11 at 2:30 pm EDT

The Best of Israel #805 [TV-G]
Rick explores Tel Aviv, the fortress of Masada, the Sea of Galilee, Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, and more.

  • KET Saturday, February 14 at 2:30 pm EST

Prague #811 [TV-G]
Prague's massive castle, statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter and more are explored.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 pm EST
  • KET Saturday, April 18 at 2:30 pm EDT

Palestine #806 [TV-G]
Follow pilgrims to the place of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, harvest olives and bob in the Dead Sea.

  • KET Saturday, February 21 at 2:30 pm EST

Berlin #812 [TV-G]
Rick explores Berlin's trendy east side, people-friendly riverfront, and its vibrant social scene.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 26 at 6:30 pm EST
  • KET Saturday, April 25 at 2:30 pm EDT

Rome: Ancient Glory #701 [TV-G]
Focusing on the grandeur of classical Rome, Rick visits the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the empire's exquisite art. He bicycles the Appian Way and marvels at Roman engineering.

  • KET2 Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 pm EST

Rome: Baroque Brilliance #702 [TV-G]
Rick rambles through the venerable heart of Rome, admires breathtaking Bernini statues, ponders sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica, and mingles with the Romans during an early-evening stroll. Following an exquisite Roman dinner, he joins locals after dark, lacing together the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.

  • KET2 Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 pm EST
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