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Web site: http://www.ricksteves.com

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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

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.

  • KET Saturday, April 12 at 2:30 pm EDT

Paris: Regal and Intimate #706 [TV-G]
Explore the Seine River, Napoleon's tomb, and the Louvre. Experience the pulse of Paris-shopping, church in a grand pipe organ loft, and a patriotic Bastille Day.

  • KET2 Tuesday, April 15 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, May 10 at 2:30 pm EDT

Rome: Back-Street Riches #703 [TV-G]
Venturing through the crusty Trastevere district, Rick visits the historic Jewish Ghetto, enjoys art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches, and uncovers charms of hidden Rome that compete with its marquee sights.

  • KET Saturday, April 19 at 2:30 pm EDT

Paris: Embracing Life and Art #707 [TV-G]
Explore the Cluny Museum, heavenly stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle, Pere Lachaise Cemetery, and the Parisian cafe scene.

  • KET2 Tuesday, April 22 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, May 17 at 2:30 pm EDT

Florence: Heart of the Renaissance #704 [TV-G]
Rick explores Michelangelo's David, Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and the dome that kicked off the Renaissance.

  • KET Saturday, April 26 at 2:30 pm EDT

London: Historic and Dynamic #708 [TV-G]
In many-faceted London, Rick ponders royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learns how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discovers treasures in the British Library, and more.

  • KET2 Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, May 24 at 2:30 pm EDT

Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips #705 [TV-G]
Enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of Florence and a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right, Pisa and Lucca.

  • KET Saturday, May 3 at 2:30 pm EDT

North England's Lake District and Durham #709 [TV-G]
Rick admires idyllic lakes, discovers misty waterfalls, tours a slate mine, and conquers stony summits. He plays cricket, hikes Hadrian's Wall, and visits Durham's Norman cathedral.

  • KET2 Tuesday, May 6 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, May 31 at 2:30 pm EDT

Venice: City of Dreams #710 [TV-G]
Rick cruises the Grand Canal, luxuriates in a venerable cafe, and savors fresh fish canalside with Venetian friends. He views masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance and goes on a gondola ride under the moonlight.

  • KET2 Tuesday, May 13 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, June 7 at 2:30 pm EDT

Venice and Its Lagoon #711 [TV-G]
Along with sampling the sumptuous art treasures of Venice and exploring its back-street wonders, Rick visits Murano for glass, Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born.

  • KET2 Tuesday, May 20 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, June 14 at 2:30 pm EDT

European Travel Skills, Part I #712 [TV-G]
The first of a three-part mini-series distills Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 30 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe.

  • KET2 Tuesday, May 27 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, June 21 at 2:30 pm EDT

European Travel Skills, Part II #713 [TV-G]
Practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe is shared. Rick covers tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, and more.

  • KET2 Tuesday, June 3 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, June 28 at 2:30 pm EDT

European Travel Skills, Part III #714 [TV-G]
Practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe is shared. Rick covers tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, and more.

  • KET2 Tuesday, June 10 at 7:00 pm EDT
  • KET Saturday, July 5 at 2:30 pm EDT
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Official web site: http://www.ricksteves.com

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