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Glasgow and Scottish Passions

Glasgow and Scottish Passions

Glasgow and Scottish Passions

Starting in vibrantly gritty Glasgow, we'll tap into Scottish passions as we tour Stirling Castle, have a wee dram on the Speyside Whisky Trail, and watch a sheepdog demonstration.
S10 E1012 Length 25:02 Premiere: 12.31.18

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Rick Steves' Europe

About Rick Steves' Europe

Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, returns to transport viewers to the continent's bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque countryside.

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The Best of Slovenia - S6 E4

Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries. From its prosperous capital of Ljubljana, Rick enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps for natural thrills mixed with World War I history, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.

  • Tuesday August 11, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday August 11, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes - S10 E5

Rick island-hops through the Aegean, sampling the Greek getaways of Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes. He tours ancient ruins, traces the vestiges of the Crusaders, samples rustic cuisine, savors classic Greek-island views, and compares beaches.

  • Wednesday August 12, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday August 12, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2
  • Wednesday August 12, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday August 12, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2

Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa del Sol - S6 E5

Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, Rick finds the passion in Andalucian culture. And he tops it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol.

  • Wednesday August 12, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday August 12, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Andalucia, Gibraltar, and Tangier - S6 E6

Exploring Andalucia, Rick experiences the quintessence of Spanish culture. Starting up high, in Spain's whitewashed hill towns, he rolls down to the coast to enjoy the windsurfing mecca of Tarifa. Then Rick catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar, and sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.

  • Thursday August 13, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday August 13, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Oslo - S6 E7

The proud spirit of the Norwegian people shines in every dimension of their capital city - from its once-fearsome Viking ships to its sleek new Opera House, from tales of World War II heroism to the constant festival of its thriving harborfront. Connecting with the culture, Rick enjoys art - from Vigeland's statues to Monch's scream - and caps things off by joining local friends for a sail on their fjord.

  • Friday August 14, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday August 14, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Tuscany's Dolce Vita - S4 E7

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany provide a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as Rick hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard.

  • Saturday August 15, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday August 15, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET

European Festivals I - S10 E6

Rick cheers with the masses at Siena's crazy Palio horse race, tosses a caber at a Scottish Highland Games, dons a mask for Carnevale in Venice, and celebrates Easter in Greece.

  • Sunday August 16, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET2
  • Sunday August 16, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET2
  • Wednesday August 19, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday August 19, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2
  • Wednesday August 19, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday August 19, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2

Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains, and Bergen - S6 E8

For Scandinavia's most thrilling sightseeing, Rick sails under towering fjord cliffs, hikes on powerful glaciers, and finds surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. Then he delves into the Hanseatic heritage and enjoys the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen.

  • Monday August 17, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday August 17, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Stockholm - S6 E9

Sweden's capital, confident and self-assured, glitters with souvenirs from the day when it ruled as a superpower. From pondering gilded royal staterooms to sampling gourmet reindeer and sipping vodka in an ice bar, Rick experiences the city's cultural highlights. Then he sails the archipelago for the prettiest island-hopping in northern Europe.

  • Tuesday August 18, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday August 18, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters - S6 E10

The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to sample each country's history, art, and distinct love of life. Rick starts in Helsinki with its Neoclassical old town, modern flair for design, and steamy saunas. Then it's just a two-hour boat ride to Tallinn - with its medieval charms and new-found prosperity - celebrating its freedom and thriving in its post-USSR renaissance.

  • Wednesday August 19, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday August 19, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Galicia and the Camino de Santiago - S6 E11

Rick follows the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain. Along the way, he stops off in Pamplona to run with the bulls, and dives into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia - where Riverdance meets flamenco.

  • Thursday August 20, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday August 20, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Basque Country - S6 E12

The homeland of the proud and resilient Basque people is split between France and Spain. From his San Sebastian home base, Rick tours the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then crosses into France for more Basque Country charms. From yummy tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, Rick experiences Basque culture at its most vivid.

  • Friday August 21, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday August 21, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Italy's Great Hill Towns - S4 E8

Rick tours towns sitting on lofty perches that seem to protect them from the modern world, exploring San Gimignano's medieval towers, Cortona's charming lanes, Orvieto's papal intrigue, and Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.

  • Saturday August 22, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday August 22, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET

European Festivals II - S10 E7

Rick dances with Spaniards at Sevilla's April Fair, celebrates Bastille Day in Paris, runs with the bulls at Pamplona, and hoists a frothy stein at Munich's Oktoberfest. And he celebrates a traditional family Christmas, browsing the holiday market in Nurnberg, and sledding down alpine slopes by torchlight in Switzerland.

  • Sunday August 23, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET2
  • Sunday August 23, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET2
  • Wednesday August 26, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday August 26, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2
  • Wednesday August 26, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday August 26, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2

Rome: Ancient Glory - S7 E1

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.

  • Monday August 24, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday August 24, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Rome: Baroque Brilliance - S7 E2

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.

  • Tuesday August 25, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday August 25, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Rome: Back-Street Riches - S7 E3

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.

  • Wednesday August 26, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday August 26, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Florence: Heart of the Renaissance - S7 E4

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.

  • Thursday August 27, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday August 27, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips - S7 E5

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.

  • Friday August 28, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday August 28, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Paris: Regal and Intimate - S7 E6

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.

  • Monday August 31, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday August 31, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Paris: Embracing Life and Art - S7 E7

Explore the Cluny Museum, heavenly stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle, Pere Lachaise Cemetery, and the Parisian cafe scene.

  • Tuesday September 1, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday September 1, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

The Best of Sicily - S10 E8

This tour of Sicilian highlights starts in Palermo, where Rick sings with the merchants in the markets. He sips wine on the slopes of Mount Etna, munches cannoli, ponders Greek temples at Agrigento, admires Roman mosaics at the Villa of Casale, and marvels at the view from the Greek theater in Taormina.

  • Wednesday September 2, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday September 2, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2

London: Historic and Dynamic - S7 E8

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.

  • Wednesday September 2, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday September 2, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

North England's Lake District and Durham - S7 E9

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.

  • Thursday September 3, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday September 3, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Venice: City of Dreams - S7 E10

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.

  • Friday September 4, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday September 4, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Venice and Its Lagoon - S7 E11

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.

  • Monday September 7, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday September 7, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

European Travel Skills, Part I - S7 E12

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.

  • Tuesday September 8, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday September 8, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Sicilian Delights - S10 E9

Rick dines on fresh seafood at the fisherman's harbor in Cefalu, ponders ancient Greek greatness in Siracusa, communes with monks in a Capuchin crypt, sleeps in an olive orchard at an agriturismo, and eats his way through a classic Sicilian banquet with a famous chef.

  • Wednesday September 9, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday September 9, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2
  • Wednesday September 9, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday September 9, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2

European Travel Skills, Part II - S7 E13

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.

  • Wednesday September 9, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday September 9, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

European Travel Skills, Part III - S7 E14

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.

  • Thursday September 10, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday September 10, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Germany's Hamburg and the Luther Trail - S9 E1

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

  • Friday September 11, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday September 11, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET
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Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips - S6 E3

  • Monday August 10, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday August 10, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes - S10 E5

  • Sunday August 9, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET2
  • Sunday August 9, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET2

Milan and Lake Como - S4 E6

  • Saturday August 8, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday August 8, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET

Croatia: Adriatic Delights - S6 E2

  • Friday August 7, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday August 7, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Iran's Historic Capitals - S5 E14

  • Thursday August 6, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday August 6, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Iran: Tehran and Side Trips - S5 E13

  • Wednesday August 5, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday August 5, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Istanbul - S5 E12

  • Tuesday August 4, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday August 4, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen - S5 E11

  • Monday August 3, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday August 3, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Travel Skills: Cruising - S10 E4

  • Wednesday August 5, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday August 5, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Wednesday August 5, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
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  • Sunday August 2, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET2
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Italy's Amalfi Coast - S4 E5

  • Saturday August 1, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday August 1, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET

Copenhagen - S5 E10

  • Friday July 31, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday July 31, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Greece's Peloponnese - S5 E9

  • Thursday July 30, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday July 30, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Athens and Side Trips - S5 E8

  • Wednesday July 29, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday July 29, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

The Czech Republic Beyond Prague - S5 E7

  • Tuesday July 28, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday July 28, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Vienna and the Danube - S5 E6

  • Monday July 27, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday July 27, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Portugal's Heartland - S10 E3

  • Wednesday July 29, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday July 29, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Wednesday July 29, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday July 29, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2
  • Sunday July 26, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET2
  • Sunday July 26, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET2

Naples and Pompeii - S4 E4

  • Saturday July 25, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday July 25, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET

Switzerland's Great Cities - S5 E5

  • Friday July 24, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday July 24, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Little Europe: Five Micro-Countries - S5 E4

  • Thursday July 23, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday July 23, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Barcelona and Catalunya - S5 E3

  • Wednesday July 22, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday July 22, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

France's Dordogne - S5 E2

  • Tuesday July 21, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday July 21, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Burgundy: Profoundly French - S5 E1

  • Monday July 20, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday July 20, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Lisbon - S10 E2

  • Wednesday July 22, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday July 22, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Wednesday July 22, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday July 22, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2
  • Sunday July 19, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET2
  • Sunday July 19, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET2

Edinburgh - S4 E3

  • Saturday July 18, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday July 18, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET

Glasgow and Scottish Passions - S10 E12

  • Friday July 17, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday July 17, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Scotland's Islands - S10 E11

  • Thursday July 16, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday July 16, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Scotland's Highlands - S10 E10

  • Wednesday July 15, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday July 15, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

Sicilian Delights - S10 E9

  • Tuesday July 14, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday July 14, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

The Best of Sicily - S10 E8

  • Monday July 13, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday July 13, 2020 10:00 am CT on KET

The Heart of England - S10 E1

  • Wednesday July 15, 2020 3:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Wednesday July 15, 2020 2:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Wednesday July 15, 2020 10:30 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday July 15, 2020 9:30 am CT on KET2
  • Sunday July 12, 2020 11:00 am ET on KET2
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North Wales: Feisty and Poetic - S4 E2

  • Saturday July 11, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday July 11, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET
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Season 10

Glasgow and Scottish Passions

S10 E1012 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 12.31.18

Scotland's Islands

S10 E1011 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 12.24.18

Scotland's Highlands

S10 E1010 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 12.17.18

Sicilian Delights

S10 E1009 Length 25:01 Premiere Date 11.27.18

The Best of Sicily

S10 E1008 Length 25:18 Premiere Date 11.26.18

European Festivals II

S10 E1007 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 11.19.18

European Festivals I

S10 E1006 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 11.19.18

Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes

S10 E1005 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 11.12.18

Travel Skills: Cruising

S10 E1004 Length 25:34 Premiere Date 11.5.18

Portugal's Heartland

S10 E1003 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 10.29.18

Lisbon

S10 E1002 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 10.22.18

The Heart of England

S10 E1001 Length 25:02 Premiere Date 10.15.18

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