Rick Steves' Europe

RICK STEVES' EUROPE 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. His years as America's most popular European guidebook author blends with his relaxed but informative style to make this one of public television's most popular series.

Sun, Jun 20 10:30 A.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NHPBS

Traveling across Germany, we learn how fascism rose and then fell, taking millions of people with it.

Mon, Jun 21 11:00 A.M. Greece's Peloponnese     NH CREATE

Island getaways are fun, but the real heart of Greece is found in the Peloponnese Peninsula.

Mon, Jun 21 6:00 P.M. Greece's Peloponnese     NH CREATE

Island getaways are fun, but the real heart of Greece is found in the Peloponnese Peninsula.

Mon, Jun 21 7:30 P.M. Germany's Hamburg and the Luther Trail     NHPBS

Hamburg, Germany's mighty port city has risen from the ashes of World War II with a gleaming new skyline and a brisk creative energy.

Mon, Jun 21 10:00 P.M. Greece's Peloponnese     NH CREATE

Island getaways are fun, but the real heart of Greece is found in the Peloponnese Peninsula.

Tue, Jun 22 12:30 A.M. Germany's Hamburg and the Luther Trail     NHPBS

Hamburg, Germany's mighty port city has risen from the ashes of World War II with a gleaming new skyline and a brisk creative energy.

Tue, Jun 22 4:30 A.M. French Alps and Lyon     NHPBS

After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon - which, at least in its own mind, rivals Paris - we head for Chamonix, in the shadow of Europe's tallest peak: Mont Blanc.

Tue, Jun 22 5:00 A.M. Greece's Peloponnese     NH CREATE

Island getaways are fun, but the real heart of Greece is found in the Peloponnese Peninsula.

Tue, Jun 22 11:00 A.M. Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Denmark's capital is the most fun-loving in Scandinavia.

Tue, Jun 22 6:00 P.M. Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Denmark's capital is the most fun-loving in Scandinavia.

Tue, Jun 22 7:30 P.M. Germany's Dresden and Leipzig     NHPBS

Saxony, part of the former East Germany, remains a secret to most travelers.

Tue, Jun 22 10:00 P.M. Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Denmark's capital is the most fun-loving in Scandinavia.

Wed, Jun 23 12:30 A.M. Germany's Dresden and Leipzig     NHPBS

Saxony, part of the former East Germany, remains a secret to most travelers.

Wed, Jun 23 5:00 A.M. Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Denmark's capital is the most fun-loving in Scandinavia.

Wed, Jun 23 11:00 A.M. Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark.

Wed, Jun 23 6:00 P.M. Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark.

Wed, Jun 23 10:00 P.M. Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark.

Thu, Jun 24 12:30 A.M. Germany's Frankfurt and Nurnberg     NHPBS

Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt - with so much commerce it's nicknamed "Bankfurt" - has a delightful-to-explore old center.

Thu, Jun 24 5:00 A.M. Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen     NH CREATE

Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark.

Thu, Jun 24 11:00 A.M. Istanbul     NH CREATE

Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul.

Thu, Jun 24 6:00 P.M. Istanbul     NH CREATE

Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul.

Thu, Jun 24 7:30 P.M. Bulgaria     NHPBS

Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans.

Thu, Jun 24 10:00 P.M. Istanbul     NH CREATE

Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul.

Fri, Jun 25 12:30 A.M. Bulgaria     NHPBS

Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans.

Fri, Jun 25 5:00 A.M. Istanbul     NH CREATE

Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul.

Fri, Jun 25 11:00 A.M. Iran:Tehran and Side Trips     NH CREATE

As he's done with previous programs on Israel, Egypt, and Eastern Turkey, Rick takes us beyond Europe to a place that's rich with history.

Fri, Jun 25 6:00 P.M. Iran:Tehran and Side Trips     NH CREATE

As he's done with previous programs on Israel, Egypt, and Eastern Turkey, Rick takes us beyond Europe to a place that's rich with history.

Sat, Jun 26 5:00 A.M. Iran:Tehran and Side Trips     NH CREATE

As he's done with previous programs on Israel, Egypt, and Eastern Turkey, Rick takes us beyond Europe to a place that's rich with history.

Sat, Jun 26 4:00 P.M. Austrian and Italian Alps     NH EXPLORE

In the Alps of Austria and Italy, we celebrate both nature and culture.

Sat, Jun 26 6:00 P.M. Croatia: Adriatic Delights     NH CREATE

A fascinating land with a hard-fought history in a complex corner of Europe, Croatia is emerging as one of Europe's top destinations.

Mon, Jun 28 11:00 A.M. Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic.

Mon, Jun 28 6:00 P.M. Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic.

Mon, Jun 28 7:30 P.M. Romania     NHPBS

Rick and his team tour Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its "Little Paris of the East" architecture and lingering reminders of a brutal communist dictator.

Mon, Jun 28 10:00 P.M. Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic.

Tue, Jun 29 12:30 A.M. Romania     NHPBS

Rick and his team tour Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its "Little Paris of the East" architecture and lingering reminders of a brutal communist dictator.

Tue, Jun 29 5:00 A.M. Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic.

Tue, Jun 29 5:30 A.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NHPBS

Traveling across Germany, we learn how fascism rose and then fell, taking millions of people with it.

Tue, Jun 29 11:00 A.M. The Best of Slovenia     NH CREATE

Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries.

Tue, Jun 29 6:00 P.M. The Best of Slovenia     NH CREATE

Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries.

Tue, Jun 29 7:30 P.M. Assisi and Italian Country Charm     NHPBS

In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ancient wine cellars.

Tue, Jun 29 10:00 P.M. The Best of Slovenia     NH CREATE

Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries.

Wed, Jun 30 12:30 A.M. Assisi and Italian Country Charm     NHPBS

In the Italian countryside, Rick connects with rustic, traditional culture: enjoying an agriturismo (farmhouse inn), seeing how prosciutto and pecorino cheese are made, and hiking down into deep and ancient wine cellars.

Wed, Jun 30 5:00 A.M. The Best of Slovenia     NH CREATE

Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries.

Wed, Jun 30 11:00 A.M. Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol     NH CREATE

Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba.

Wed, Jun 30 6:00 P.M. Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol     NH CREATE

Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba.

Wed, Jun 30 10:00 P.M. Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol     NH CREATE

Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba.

Thu, Jul 1 12:30 A.M. Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country     NHPBS

Siena, once a proud and independent city-state, retains its confidence and unique traditions.

Thu, Jul 1 5:00 A.M. Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol     NH CREATE

Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba.

Thu, Jul 1 11:00 A.M. Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier     NH CREATE

Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture.

Thu, Jul 1 6:00 P.M. Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier     NH CREATE

Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture.

Thu, Jul 1 7:30 P.M. West England     NHPBS

The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England's smallest cathedral town; and the New Age capital of Glastonbury, with its legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur.

Thu, Jul 1 10:00 P.M. Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier     NH CREATE

Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture.

Fri, Jul 2 12:30 A.M. West England     NHPBS

The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England's smallest cathedral town; and the New Age capital of Glastonbury, with its legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur.

Fri, Jul 2 5:00 A.M. Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier     NH CREATE

Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture.

Fri, Jul 2 11:00 A.M. Oslo     NH CREATE

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.

Fri, Jul 2 6:00 P.M. Oslo     NH CREATE

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.

Sat, Jul 3 12:30 A.M. Southeast England     NHPBS

Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain).

Sat, Jul 3 5:00 A.M. Oslo     NH CREATE

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.

Sat, Jul 3 6:00 P.M. Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen     NH CREATE

For Scandinavia's most thrilling sightseeing, we sail under towering fjord cliffs, hike on powerful glaciers, and find surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets.

Mon, Jul 5 11:00 A.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

Sweden's capital, confident and self-assured, glitters with souvenirs from the day when it ruled as a superpower.

Mon, Jul 5 6:00 P.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

Sweden's capital, confident and self-assured, glitters with souvenirs from the day when it ruled as a superpower.

Mon, Jul 5 7:30 P.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture.

Mon, Jul 5 10:00 P.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

Sweden's capital, confident and self-assured, glitters with souvenirs from the day when it ruled as a superpower.

Mon, Jul 5 10:30 P.M. England's Cornwall     NH EXPLORE

The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture.

Tue, Jul 6 12:30 A.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture.

Tue, Jul 6 3:30 A.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture.

Tue, Jul 6 5:00 A.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

Sweden's capital, confident and self-assured, glitters with souvenirs from the day when it ruled as a superpower.

Tue, Jul 6 11:00 A.M. Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters     NH CREATE

The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to sample each country's history, art, and distinct love of life.

Tue, Jul 6 6:00 P.M. Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters     NH CREATE

The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to sample each country's history, art, and distinct love of life.

Tue, Jul 6 7:30 P.M. The Heart of England     NHPBS

The heartland of England has sights that put the "Great" in Britain - its venerable universities, its royal heritage, and reminders of its industrial might.

Tue, Jul 6 10:00 P.M. Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters     NH CREATE

The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to sample each country's history, art, and distinct love of life.

Wed, Jul 7 12:30 A.M. The Heart of England     NHPBS

The heartland of England has sights that put the "Great" in Britain - its venerable universities, its royal heritage, and reminders of its industrial might.

Wed, Jul 7 5:00 A.M. Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters     NH CREATE

The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to sample each country's history, art, and distinct love of life.

Wed, Jul 7 11:00 A.M. Galicia and the Camino De Santiago     NH CREATE

We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain.

Wed, Jul 7 6:00 P.M. Galicia and the Camino De Santiago     NH CREATE

We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain.

Wed, Jul 7 10:00 P.M. Galicia and the Camino De Santiago     NH CREATE

We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain.

Thu, Jul 8 12:30 A.M. Lisbon     NHPBS

Lisbon, built with the riches of Portugal's New World discoveries, has a rustic charm.

Thu, Jul 8 5:00 A.M. Galicia and the Camino De Santiago     NH CREATE

We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain.

Thu, Jul 8 11:00 A.M. Basque Country     NH CREATE

The homeland of the proud and resiliant Basque people is split between France and Spain.

Thu, Jul 8 6:00 P.M. Basque Country     NH CREATE

The homeland of the proud and resiliant Basque people is split between France and Spain.

Thu, Jul 8 7:30 P.M. Portugal's Heartland     NHPBS

Portugal has an oversized history, fascinating culture, and boatloads of sardines.

Thu, Jul 8 10:00 P.M. Basque Country     NH CREATE

The homeland of the proud and resiliant Basque people is split between France and Spain.

Fri, Jul 9 12:30 A.M. Portugal's Heartland     NHPBS

Portugal has an oversized history, fascinating culture, and boatloads of sardines.

Fri, Jul 9 5:00 A.M. Basque Country     NH CREATE

The homeland of the proud and resiliant Basque people is split between France and Spain.

Fri, Jul 9 11:00 A.M. Rome: Ancient Glory     NH CREATE

Part one of three on the Eternal City, this episode resurrects the rubble and brings back to life the capital of the ancient world.

Fri, Jul 9 6:00 P.M. Rome: Ancient Glory     NH CREATE

Part one of three on the Eternal City, this episode resurrects the rubble and brings back to life the capital of the ancient world.

Sat, Jul 10 12:30 A.M. Travel Skills: Cruising     NHPBS

Setting sail on the Mediterranean, Rick explores the ins and outs and pros and cons of cruising.

Sat, Jul 10 5:00 A.M. Rome: Ancient Glory     NH CREATE

Part one of three on the Eternal City, this episode resurrects the rubble and brings back to life the capital of the ancient world.

Sat, Jul 10 4:00 P.M. Swiss Alps     NH EXPLORE

Switzerland draws travelers from around the world for its legendary mountains.

Sat, Jul 10 6:00 P.M. Rome: Baroque Brilliance     NH CREATE

This second of three episodes on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque.

Mon, Jul 12 11:00 A.M. Rome: Back-Street Riches     NH CREATE

In this third of three episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis-so rich in art and culture-on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners.

Mon, Jul 12 6:00 P.M. Rome: Back-Street Riches     NH CREATE

In this third of three episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis-so rich in art and culture-on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners.

Mon, Jul 12 7:30 P.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NHPBS

Rick island-hops through the Aegean, sampling three classic Greek getaways - Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes - and basking in their dramatic beauty.

Mon, Jul 12 10:00 P.M. Rome: Back-Street Riches     NH CREATE

In this third of three episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis-so rich in art and culture-on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners.

Mon, Jul 12 10:30 P.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NH EXPLORE

Rick island-hops through the Aegean, sampling three classic Greek getaways - Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes - and basking in their dramatic beauty.

Tue, Jul 13 12:30 A.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NHPBS

Rick island-hops through the Aegean, sampling three classic Greek getaways - Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes - and basking in their dramatic beauty.

Tue, Jul 13 3:30 A.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NHPBS

Rick island-hops through the Aegean, sampling three classic Greek getaways - Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes - and basking in their dramatic beauty.

Tue, Jul 13 5:00 A.M. Rome: Back-Street Riches     NH CREATE

In this third of three episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis-so rich in art and culture-on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners.

Tue, Jul 13 11:00 A.M. Florence: Heart of the Renaissance     NH CREATE

Fifteenth-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world.

Tue, Jul 13 6:00 P.M. Florence: Heart of the Renaissance     NH CREATE

Fifteenth-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world.

Tue, Jul 13 7:30 P.M. European Festivals I     NHPBS

In this first of two episodes on Europe's greatest festivals, 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.

Tue, Jul 13 10:00 P.M. Florence: Heart of the Renaissance     NH CREATE

Fifteenth-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world.

Wed, Jul 14 12:30 A.M. European Festivals I     NHPBS

In this first of two episodes on Europe's greatest festivals, 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.

Wed, Jul 14 5:00 A.M. Florence: Heart of the Renaissance     NH CREATE

Fifteenth-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world.

Wed, Jul 14 11:00 A.M. Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips     NH CREATE

In this second of a two episodes on Florence, we enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages.

Wed, Jul 14 6:00 P.M. Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips     NH CREATE

In this second of a two episodes on Florence, we enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages.

Wed, Jul 14 10:00 P.M. Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips     NH CREATE

In this second of a two episodes on Florence, we enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages.

Thu, Jul 15 12:30 A.M. European Festivals II     NHPBS

In this second of two episodes on Europe's greatest festivals, 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.

Thu, Jul 15 5:00 A.M. Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips     NH CREATE

In this second of a two episodes on Florence, we enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages.

Thu, Jul 15 11:00 A.M. Paris: Regal and Intimate     NH CREATE

In Paris, amidst all of its grandeur, the little joys of life are still embraced.

Thu, Jul 15 6:00 P.M. Paris: Regal and Intimate     NH CREATE

In Paris, amidst all of its grandeur, the little joys of life are still embraced.

Thu, Jul 15 7:30 P.M. The Best of Sicily     NHPBS

This tour of Sicilian highlights starts in Palermo, where Rick sings with the merchants in the markets, joins locals in their passeggiata, drops in on a contessa, and marvels at the Romanesque cathedral of Monreale.

Thu, Jul 15 10:00 P.M. Paris: Regal and Intimate     NH CREATE

In Paris, amidst all of its grandeur, the little joys of life are still embraced.

Fri, Jul 16 12:30 A.M. The Best of Sicily     NHPBS

This tour of Sicilian highlights starts in Palermo, where Rick sings with the merchants in the markets, joins locals in their passeggiata, drops in on a contessa, and marvels at the Romanesque cathedral of Monreale.

Fri, Jul 16 5:00 A.M. Paris: Regal and Intimate     NH CREATE

In Paris, amidst all of its grandeur, the little joys of life are still embraced.

Fri, Jul 16 11:00 A.M. Paris: Embracing Life and Art     NH CREATE

In this second of two episodes on Europe's "City of Light," we ride a unicorn into the Middle Ages at the Cluny Museum, take a midnight Paris joyride in a classic car, get an extremely close-up look at heavenly stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle, go on a tombstone pilgrimage at Pere Lachaise Cemetery, and savor the Parisian cafe scene.

Fri, Jul 16 6:00 P.M. Paris: Embracing Life and Art     NH CREATE

In this second of two episodes on Europe's "City of Light," we ride a unicorn into the Middle Ages at the Cluny Museum, take a midnight Paris joyride in a classic car, get an extremely close-up look at heavenly stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle, go on a tombstone pilgrimage at Pere Lachaise Cemetery, and savor the Parisian cafe scene.

Sat, Jul 17 12:30 A.M. Sicilian Delights     NHPBS

Sicily serves up a full-bodied and tasty travel experience.

Sat, Jul 17 5:00 A.M. Paris: Embracing Life and Art     NH CREATE

In this second of two episodes on Europe's "City of Light," we ride a unicorn into the Middle Ages at the Cluny Museum, take a midnight Paris joyride in a classic car, get an extremely close-up look at heavenly stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle, go on a tombstone pilgrimage at Pere Lachaise Cemetery, and savor the Parisian cafe scene.

Sat, Jul 17 4:00 P.M. French Alps and Lyon     NH EXPLORE

After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon - which, at least in its own mind, rivals Paris - we head for Chamonix, in the shadow of Europe's tallest peak: Mont Blanc.

Sat, Jul 17 6:00 P.M. London: Historic and Dynamic     NH CREATE

In many-faceted London, we ponder royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learn how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, 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 at Greenwich.

Mon, Jul 19 11:00 A.M. North England's Lake District and Durham     NH CREATE

Hiking through the Cumbrian Lake District-England's green and pristine mountain playground-we admire idyllic lakes, discover misty waterfalls, tour a slate mine, and conquer stony summits.

Mon, Jul 19 6:00 P.M. North England's Lake District and Durham     NH CREATE

Hiking through the Cumbrian Lake District-England's green and pristine mountain playground-we admire idyllic lakes, discover misty waterfalls, tour a slate mine, and conquer stony summits.

Mon, Jul 19 7:30 P.M. Scotland's Highlands     NHPBS

The Highlands stoke kilted dreams of Scotland...where legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie swirl around lonely castles.

Mon, Jul 19 10:00 P.M. North England's Lake District and Durham     NH CREATE

Hiking through the Cumbrian Lake District-England's green and pristine mountain playground-we admire idyllic lakes, discover misty waterfalls, tour a slate mine, and conquer stony summits.

Mon, Jul 19 10:30 P.M. Scotland's Highlands     NH EXPLORE

The Highlands stoke kilted dreams of Scotland...where legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie swirl around lonely castles.

Tue, Jul 20 12:30 A.M. Scotland's Highlands     NHPBS

The Highlands stoke kilted dreams of Scotland...where legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie swirl around lonely castles.

Tue, Jul 20 3:30 A.M. Scotland's Highlands     NHPBS

The Highlands stoke kilted dreams of Scotland...where legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie swirl around lonely castles.

Tue, Jul 20 5:00 A.M. North England's Lake District and Durham     NH CREATE

Hiking through the Cumbrian Lake District-England's green and pristine mountain playground-we admire idyllic lakes, discover misty waterfalls, tour a slate mine, and conquer stony summits.

Tue, Jul 20 11:00 A.M. Venice: City of Dreams     NH CREATE

After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one.

Tue, Jul 20 6:00 P.M. Venice: City of Dreams     NH CREATE

After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one.

Tue, Jul 20 7:30 P.M. Scotland's Islands     NHPBS

Rick begins on the tranquil Isle of Iona, where Christianity first reached the shores of Scotland, and nearby Staffa, with a lovable puffin colony.

Tue, Jul 20 10:00 P.M. Venice: City of Dreams     NH CREATE

After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one.

Wed, Jul 21 12:30 A.M. Scotland's Islands     NHPBS

Rick begins on the tranquil Isle of Iona, where Christianity first reached the shores of Scotland, and nearby Staffa, with a lovable puffin colony.

Wed, Jul 21 5:00 A.M. Venice: City of Dreams     NH CREATE

After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one.

Wed, Jul 21 11:00 A.M. Venice and Its Lagoon     NH CREATE

Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm.

Wed, Jul 21 6:00 P.M. Venice and Its Lagoon     NH CREATE

Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm.

Wed, Jul 21 10:00 P.M. Venice and Its Lagoon     NH CREATE

Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm.

Thu, Jul 22 12:30 A.M. Glasgow and Scottish Passions     NHPBS

Glasgow, once an industrial powerhouse, offers a fun look at Scotland's vibrantly gritty urban side - full of edgy street art, trendy dining, and the striking architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Thu, Jul 22 5:00 A.M. Venice and Its Lagoon     NH CREATE

Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm.

Thu, Jul 22 11:00 A.M. European Travel Skills, Part I     NH CREATE

The first episode in this 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.

Thu, Jul 22 6:00 P.M. European Travel Skills, Part I     NH CREATE

The first episode in this 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.

Thu, Jul 22 7:30 P.M. Austrian and Italian Alps     NHPBS

In the Alps of Austria and Italy, we celebrate both nature and culture.

Thu, Jul 22 10:00 P.M. European Travel Skills, Part I     NH CREATE

The first episode in this 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.

Fri, Jul 23 12:30 A.M. Austrian and Italian Alps     NHPBS

In the Alps of Austria and Italy, we celebrate both nature and culture.

Fri, Jul 23 5:00 A.M. European Travel Skills, Part I     NH CREATE

The first episode in this 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.

Fri, Jul 23 11:00 A.M. European Travel Skills, Part II     NH CREATE

The second episode in this 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.

Fri, Jul 23 6:00 P.M. European Travel Skills, Part II     NH CREATE

The second episode in this 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.

Sat, Jul 24 12:30 A.M. Swiss Alps     NHPBS

Switzerland draws travelers from around the world for its legendary mountains.

Sat, Jul 24 5:00 A.M. European Travel Skills, Part II     NH CREATE

The second episode in this 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.

Sat, Jul 24 4:00 P.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NH EXPLORE

Traveling across Germany, we learn how fascism rose and then fell, taking millions of people with it.

Sat, Jul 24 6:00 P.M. European Travel Skills, Part III     NH CREATE

The last episode in this 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.

Mon, Jul 26 11:00 A.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE

From the port of Kusadasi, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a natural spa at Pamukkale, learn why the dervishes whirl at Konya, munch lunch in a Turkish pizzeria, and cruise the Mediterranean on a traditional Turkish gulet from Antalya.

Mon, Jul 26 6:00 P.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE

From the port of Kusadasi, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a natural spa at Pamukkale, learn why the dervishes whirl at Konya, munch lunch in a Turkish pizzeria, and cruise the Mediterranean on a traditional Turkish gulet from Antalya.

Mon, Jul 26 7:30 P.M. French Alps and Lyon     NHPBS

After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon - which, at least in its own mind, rivals Paris - we head for Chamonix, in the shadow of Europe's tallest peak: Mont Blanc.

Mon, Jul 26 10:00 P.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE

From the port of Kusadasi, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a natural spa at Pamukkale, learn why the dervishes whirl at Konya, munch lunch in a Turkish pizzeria, and cruise the Mediterranean on a traditional Turkish gulet from Antalya.

Mon, Jul 26 10:30 P.M. French Alps and Lyon     NH EXPLORE

After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon - which, at least in its own mind, rivals Paris - we head for Chamonix, in the shadow of Europe's tallest peak: Mont Blanc.

Tue, Jul 27 12:30 A.M. French Alps and Lyon     NHPBS

After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon - which, at least in its own mind, rivals Paris - we head for Chamonix, in the shadow of Europe's tallest peak: Mont Blanc.

Tue, Jul 27 3:30 A.M. French Alps and Lyon     NHPBS

After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon - which, at least in its own mind, rivals Paris - we head for Chamonix, in the shadow of Europe's tallest peak: Mont Blanc.

Tue, Jul 27 5:00 A.M. Western Turkey     NH CREATE

From the port of Kusadasi, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a natural spa at Pamukkale, learn why the dervishes whirl at Konya, munch lunch in a Turkish pizzeria, and cruise the Mediterranean on a traditional Turkish gulet from Antalya.

Tue, Jul 27 11:00 A.M. Central Turkey     NH CREATE

We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon.

Tue, Jul 27 6:00 P.M. Central Turkey     NH CREATE

We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon.

Tue, Jul 27 7:30 P.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NHPBS

Traveling across Germany, we learn how fascism rose and then fell, taking millions of people with it.

Tue, Jul 27 10:00 P.M. Central Turkey     NH CREATE

We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon.

Wed, Jul 28 12:30 A.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NHPBS

Traveling across Germany, we learn how fascism rose and then fell, taking millions of people with it.

Wed, Jul 28 5:00 A.M. Central Turkey     NH CREATE

We marvel at the fascinating landscape of Cappadocia from high above in a balloon.

Wed, Jul 28 11:00 A.M. France's Loire: Chateau Country     NH CREATE

Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative chateaux.

Wed, Jul 28 6:00 P.M. France's Loire: Chateau Country     NH CREATE

Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative chateaux.

Wed, Jul 28 10:00 P.M. France's Loire: Chateau Country     NH CREATE

Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative chateaux.

Thu, Jul 29 12:30 A.M. Egypt's Cairo     NHPBS

Teeming Cairo, straddling the Nile, is the capital of Egypt and one of the leading cities of the Muslim world.

Thu, Jul 29 5:00 A.M. France's Loire: Chateau Country     NH CREATE

Along the Loire River Valley, the beautiful French countryside is studded with evocative chateaux.

Thu, Jul 29 11:00 A.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance in the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite.

Thu, Jul 29 6:00 P.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance in the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite.

Thu, Jul 29 7:30 P.M. Egypt's Nile, Alexandria, and Luxor     NHPBS

Exploring the Nile Valley from north to south, we see the highlights of Egypt.

Thu, Jul 29 10:00 P.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance in the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite.

Fri, Jul 30 12:30 A.M. Egypt's Nile, Alexandria, and Luxor     NHPBS

Exploring the Nile Valley from north to south, we see the highlights of Egypt.

Fri, Jul 30 5:00 A.M. Paris Side-Trips     NH CREATE

Side-tripping from Paris into the Ile-de-France, we indulge in the world of royal and aristocratic extravagance in the pre-Revolutionary playground of France's elite.

Fri, Jul 30 11:00 A.M. The Best of Israel     NH CREATE

We start in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion - Christian, Muslim, and Jewish.

Fri, Jul 30 6:00 P.M. The Best of Israel     NH CREATE

We start in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion - Christian, Muslim, and Jewish.

Sat, Jul 31 12:30 A.M. Ethiopia: A Development Story     NHPBS

Venturing beyond Europe, and with local experts as his guides, Rick uses Ethiopia as a classroom for understanding global hunger and extreme poverty - and how to beat it.

Sat, Jul 31 5:00 A.M. The Best of Israel     NH CREATE

We start in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion - Christian, Muslim, and Jewish.

Sat, Jul 31 4:00 P.M. Egypt's Cairo     NH EXPLORE

Teeming Cairo, straddling the Nile, is the capital of Egypt and one of the leading cities of the Muslim world.

Sat, Jul 31 6:00 P.M. Palestine     NH CREATE

Palestine is the Muslim and Arab half of the Holy Land.


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