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Rick Steves' Europe Video — a video podcast based on Rick's popular TV series — gives you a colorful look at the sights, people and history behind Europe's most interesting destinations. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more European travel info on these destinations.

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Rick Steves' Europe Video — a video podcast based on Rick's popular TV series — gives you a colorful look at the sights, people and history behind Europe's most interesting destinations. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more European travel info on these destinations.

    • video
    Lyon, France: The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

    Lyon, France: The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

    Lyon's Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, who has been an important religious figure to the city for centuries. Amble down the main aisle to marvel at dazzling Neo-Byzantine art celebrating "Our Lady" and depicting French history, then take the dizzying climb up to the basilica's rooftop for a grand view of Lyon. More info about travel to France: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france

    • 1 min
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    Zermatt, Switzerland: Finding Charm in a Tourist-Filled Town

    Zermatt, Switzerland: Finding Charm in a Tourist-Filled Town

    Zermatt is a small town of 6,000 that hosts nearly two million visitors each year. It has more hotel beds than residents, and nearly everyone earns a living from tourists, who flock here for a peek at the magnificent Matterhorn. You can still find pockets of traditional charm if you wander off the main path, including 200-year-old houses and impromptu folk music performances. More info about travel to Switzerland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/switzerland

    • 2 min
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    Gnadenwald, Austria: The Walderalm Farm

    Gnadenwald, Austria: The Walderalm Farm

    The Walderalm farm, perched high above the Austrian city of Innsbruck, offers travelers a peek at life on a traditional alpine farm. And for the many visitors enjoying the area's breathtaking hiking and biking trails, it also offers welcome respite and refreshment. More info about travel to Austria: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/austria

    • 2 min
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    Why We Travel: For Fun and Excitement

    Why We Travel: For Fun and Excitement

    Part 1 of 5, this clip celebrates how we travel to have experiences…to have fun. Going to new places invigorates us. It’s exciting.

    • 4 min
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    Egypt: The Abu Simbel Temple Complex

    Egypt: The Abu Simbel Temple Complex

    Built by Ramses II in about 1250 BC, the temple of Abu Simbel is one of Egypt's must-sees. About 50 years ago, it was at risk of being submerged by the creation of Lake Nasser. Thanks to a heroic effort, the ancient temple was cut into huge blocks and moved to the location where it stands today.

    • 1 min
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    Cairo, Egypt: The Egyptian Museum

    Cairo, Egypt: The Egyptian Museum

    A visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo helps bring the country's many ancient sights to life. The museum houses the best collection of ancient Egyptian art anywhere, including 3,000-year-old statues, vibrant paintings, and funerary art fit for a pharaoh.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
187 Ratings

187 Ratings

Patrickoh ,

Best travel videos on iTunes!!

How about covering Malta in the future? I've been there and there's lots of places to visit.

Felix1580 ,

Can this man do anything wrong?

Rick Steves is Bae

Jostraveler ,

Depends on content...

If this podcast is focusing on one landmark, then I thoroughly enjoy the podcast. If the podcast is a preview ad for the next season's PBS shows, then I'm usually bored and discouraged. Let's hope they go back to the segments of landmarks soon.

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