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.

Mon, Jul 13 11:00 A.M. Scotland's Islands     NH CREATE

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

Mon, Jul 13 6:00 P.M. Scotland's Islands     NH CREATE

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

Mon, Jul 13 7:30 P.M. France's Loire: Chateau Country     NHPBS

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

Mon, Jul 13 11:00 P.M. Scotland's Islands     NH CREATE

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 14 12:30 A.M. France's Loire: Chateau Country     NHPBS

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

Tue, Jul 14 5:00 A.M. Scotland's Islands     NH CREATE

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 14 11:00 A.M. Glasgow and Scottish Passions     NH CREATE

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.

Tue, Jul 14 6:00 P.M. Glasgow and Scottish Passions     NH CREATE

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.

Tue, Jul 14 7:30 P.M. Paris Side-Trips     NHPBS

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.

Tue, Jul 14 11:00 P.M. Glasgow and Scottish Passions     NH CREATE

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.

Wed, Jul 15 12:30 A.M. Paris Side-Trips     NHPBS

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.

Wed, Jul 15 5:00 A.M. Glasgow and Scottish Passions     NH CREATE

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.

Wed, Jul 15 11:00 A.M. Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips     NH CREATE

Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today.

Wed, Jul 15 6:00 P.M. Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips     NH CREATE

Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today.

Wed, Jul 15 11:00 P.M. Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips     NH CREATE

Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today.

Thu, Jul 16 12:30 A.M. The Best of Israel     NHPBS

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

Thu, Jul 16 5:00 A.M. Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips     NH CREATE

Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today.

Thu, Jul 16 11:00 A.M. South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry     NH CREATE

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses.

Thu, Jul 16 6:00 P.M. South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry     NH CREATE

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses.

Thu, Jul 16 7:30 P.M. Palestine     NHPBS

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

Thu, Jul 16 11:00 P.M. South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry     NH CREATE

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses.

Fri, Jul 17 12:30 A.M. Palestine     NHPBS

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

Fri, Jul 17 5:00 A.M. South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry     NH CREATE

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses.

Fri, Jul 17 11:00 A.M. The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands     NH CREATE

Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.

Fri, Jul 17 6:00 P.M. The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands     NH CREATE

Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.

Fri, Jul 17 7:30 P.M. Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre     NHPBS

Exploring Italy's most remote and romantic stretch of Riviera, we visit five tiny port towns: dramatic Vernazza, surrounded by vineyards; reclusive Corniglia, high on its bluff; pastel Manarola; hardscrabble Riomaggiore; and the pint-sized resort of Monterosso.

Sat, Jul 18 5:00 A.M. The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands     NH CREATE

Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.

Sat, Jul 18 4:00 P.M. Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips     NH EXPLORE

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

Sat, Jul 18 6:00 P.M. Germany's Romantic Rhine and Rothenburg     NH CREATE

Cruising the Rhine River, we dodge riverboat traffic and the legendary siren, Lorelei.

Mon, Jul 20 11:00 A.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Mon, Jul 20 6:00 P.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Mon, Jul 20 7:30 P.M. Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna     NHPBS

In the shadow of Venice, we visit three great cities.

Mon, Jul 20 11:00 P.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Tue, Jul 21 12:30 A.M. Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna     NHPBS

In the shadow of Venice, we visit three great cities.

Tue, Jul 21 5:00 A.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Tue, Jul 21 11:00 A.M. Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps     NH CREATE

If Heidi is alive, she's in this sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges.

Tue, Jul 21 6:00 P.M. Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps     NH CREATE

If Heidi is alive, she's in this sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges.

Tue, Jul 21 7:30 P.M. Amsterdam     NHPBS

Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, Amsterdam is quaint and jarring, traditional and modern.

Tue, Jul 21 11:00 P.M. Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps     NH CREATE

If Heidi is alive, she's in this sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges.

Wed, Jul 22 12:30 A.M. Amsterdam     NHPBS

Europe's best-preserved 17th-century city, Amsterdam is quaint and jarring, traditional and modern.

Wed, Jul 22 5:00 A.M. Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps     NH CREATE

If Heidi is alive, she's in this sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges.

Wed, Jul 22 11:00 A.M. The Majesty of Madrid     NH CREATE

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days.

Wed, Jul 22 6:00 P.M. The Majesty of Madrid     NH CREATE

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days.

Wed, Jul 22 11:00 P.M. The Majesty of Madrid     NH CREATE

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days.

Thu, Jul 23 12:30 A.M. The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam     NHPBS

By train, bike, and boat, we visit the top Dutch sights outside of Amsterdam: from Haarlem to Rotterdam, and from Delft to the Zuiderzee.

Thu, Jul 23 5:00 A.M. The Majesty of Madrid     NH CREATE

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days.

Thu, Jul 23 11:00 A.M. Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca     NH CREATE

Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo!

Thu, Jul 23 6:00 P.M. Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca     NH CREATE

Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo!

Thu, Jul 23 7:30 P.M. Prague     NHPBS

The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in Central Europe.

Thu, Jul 23 11:00 P.M. Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca     NH CREATE

Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo!

Fri, Jul 24 12:30 A.M. Prague     NHPBS

The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in Central Europe.

Fri, Jul 24 5:00 A.M. Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca     NH CREATE

Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo!

Fri, Jul 24 11:00 A.M. Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life     NH CREATE

After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor.

Fri, Jul 24 6:00 P.M. Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life     NH CREATE

After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor.

Fri, Jul 24 7:30 P.M. Berlin     NHPBS

A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights - from evocative memorials, to surviving bits of its communist and fascist days, to its glass-domed Reichstag.

Fri, Jul 24 9:00 P.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NH CREATE

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

Fri, Jul 24 9:30 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 24 10:00 P.M. Athens and Side Trips     NH CREATE

The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis.

Fri, Jul 24 10:30 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.

Fri, Jul 24 11:00 P.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Fri, Jul 24 11:30 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Sat, Jul 25 12:00 A.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Sat, Jul 25 12:30 A.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

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

Sat, Jul 25 1:00 A.M. Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country     NH CREATE

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

Sat, Jul 25 1:30 A.M. The Best of Sicily     NH CREATE

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.

Sat, Jul 25 5:00 A.M. Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life     NH CREATE

After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor.

Sat, Jul 25 10:00 A.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NH CREATE

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

Sat, Jul 25 10:30 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.

Sat, Jul 25 11:00 A.M. Athens and Side Trips     NH CREATE

The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis.

Sat, Jul 25 11:30 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 25 12:00 P.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Sat, Jul 25 12:30 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Sat, Jul 25 1:00 P.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Sat, Jul 25 1:30 P.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

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

Sat, Jul 25 2:00 P.M. Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country     NH CREATE

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

Sat, Jul 25 2:30 P.M. The Best of Sicily     NH CREATE

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.

Sat, Jul 25 4:00 P.M. The Best of Slovenia     NH EXPLORE

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

Sat, Jul 25 6:00 P.M. Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland     NH CREATE

No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland.

Sun, Jul 26 12:00 P.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NH CREATE

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

Sun, Jul 26 12:30 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.

Sun, Jul 26 1:00 P.M. Athens and Side Trips     NH CREATE

The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis.

Sun, Jul 26 1:30 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.

Sun, Jul 26 2:00 P.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Sun, Jul 26 2:30 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Sun, Jul 26 3:00 P.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Sun, Jul 26 3:30 P.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

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

Sun, Jul 26 4:00 P.M. Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country     NH CREATE

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

Sun, Jul 26 4:30 P.M. The Best of Sicily     NH CREATE

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.

Sun, Jul 26 9:00 P.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NH CREATE

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

Sun, Jul 26 9:30 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.

Mon, Jul 27 2:00 A.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NH CREATE

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

Mon, Jul 27 2:30 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.

Mon, Jul 27 11:00 A.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Mon, Jul 27 6:00 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Mon, Jul 27 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, Jul 27 9:00 P.M. Athens and Side Trips     NH CREATE

The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis.

Mon, Jul 27 9:30 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.

Mon, Jul 27 11:00 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Tue, Jul 28 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, Jul 28 2:00 A.M. Athens and Side Trips     NH CREATE

The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis.

Tue, Jul 28 2:30 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.

Tue, Jul 28 5:00 A.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Tue, Jul 28 11:00 A.M. Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee     NH CREATE

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee.

Tue, Jul 28 6:00 P.M. Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee     NH CREATE

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee.

Tue, Jul 28 7:30 P.M. Germany's Dresden and Leipzig     NHPBS

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

Tue, Jul 28 9:00 P.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Tue, Jul 28 9:30 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Tue, Jul 28 11:00 P.M. Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee     NH CREATE

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee.

Wed, Jul 29 12:30 A.M. Germany's Dresden and Leipzig     NHPBS

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

Wed, Jul 29 2:00 A.M. Munich and the Foothills of the Alps     NH CREATE

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces.

Wed, Jul 29 2:30 A.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Wed, Jul 29 5:00 A.M. Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee     NH CREATE

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee.

Wed, Jul 29 11:00 A.M. Belgium: Bruges and Brussels     NH CREATE

Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges.

Wed, Jul 29 6:00 P.M. Belgium: Bruges and Brussels     NH CREATE

Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges.

Wed, Jul 29 9:00 P.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Wed, Jul 29 9:30 P.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

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

Wed, Jul 29 11:00 P.M. Belgium: Bruges and Brussels     NH CREATE

Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges.

Thu, Jul 30 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, Jul 30 2:00 A.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Thu, Jul 30 2:30 A.M. Stockholm     NH CREATE

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

Thu, Jul 30 5:00 A.M. Belgium: Bruges and Brussels     NH CREATE

Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges.

Thu, Jul 30 11:00 A.M. Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine     NH CREATE

Provence, known for its soft light and fierce wind, is as loved by Americans as it is by the sun.

Thu, Jul 30 6:00 P.M. Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine     NH CREATE

Provence, known for its soft light and fierce wind, is as loved by Americans as it is by the sun.

Thu, Jul 30 7:30 P.M. Bulgaria     NHPBS

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

Thu, Jul 30 9:00 P.M. Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country     NH CREATE

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

Thu, Jul 30 9:30 P.M. The Best of Sicily     NH CREATE

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 30 11:00 P.M. Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine     NH CREATE

Provence, known for its soft light and fierce wind, is as loved by Americans as it is by the sun.

Fri, Jul 31 12:30 A.M. Bulgaria     NHPBS

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

Fri, Jul 31 2:00 A.M. Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country     NH CREATE

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

Fri, Jul 31 2:30 A.M. The Best of Sicily     NH CREATE

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 31 5:00 A.M. Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine     NH CREATE

Provence, known for its soft light and fierce wind, is as loved by Americans as it is by the sun.

Fri, Jul 31 11:00 A.M. French Riviera: Uniquely Chic     NH CREATE

A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts.

Fri, Jul 31 6:00 P.M. French Riviera: Uniquely Chic     NH CREATE

A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts.

Fri, Jul 31 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.

Sat, Aug 1 5:00 A.M. French Riviera: Uniquely Chic     NH CREATE

A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts.

Sat, Aug 1 4:00 P.M. Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol     NH EXPLORE

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

Sat, Aug 1 6:00 P.M. Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz and Warsaw     NH CREATE

Poland is ready to be rediscovered as the old "east" transforms itself into the new heart of Europe.

Mon, Aug 3 11:00 A.M. Budapest: The Best of Hungary     NH CREATE

Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe.

Mon, Aug 3 6:00 P.M. Budapest: The Best of Hungary     NH CREATE

Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe.

Mon, Aug 3 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.

Mon, Aug 3 11:00 P.M. Budapest: The Best of Hungary     NH CREATE

Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe.

Tue, Aug 4 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.

Tue, Aug 4 5:00 A.M. Budapest: The Best of Hungary     NH CREATE

Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe.

Tue, Aug 4 11:00 A.M. Lisbon and the Algarve     NH CREATE

Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old and fun-loving new.

Tue, Aug 4 6:00 P.M. Lisbon and the Algarve     NH CREATE

Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old and fun-loving new.

Tue, Aug 4 7:30 P.M. Siena and Tuscany's Wine Country     NHPBS

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

Tue, Aug 4 11:00 P.M. Lisbon and the Algarve     NH CREATE

Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old and fun-loving new.

Wed, Aug 5 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.

Wed, Aug 5 5:00 A.M. Lisbon and the Algarve     NH CREATE

Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old and fun-loving new.

Wed, Aug 5 11:00 A.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Wed, Aug 5 6:00 P.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Wed, Aug 5 11:00 P.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Thu, Aug 6 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.

Thu, Aug 6 5:00 A.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Thu, Aug 6 11:00 A.M. England's Bath & York     NH CREATE

Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches.

Thu, Aug 6 6:00 P.M. England's Bath & York     NH CREATE

Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches.

Thu, Aug 6 7:30 P.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).

Thu, Aug 6 11:00 P.M. England's Bath & York     NH CREATE

Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches.

Fri, Aug 7 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).

Fri, Aug 7 5:00 A.M. England's Bath & York     NH CREATE

Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches.

Fri, Aug 7 11:00 A.M. North Wales: Feisty and Poetic     NH CREATE

From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape.

Fri, Aug 7 6:00 P.M. North Wales: Feisty and Poetic     NH CREATE

From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape.

Fri, Aug 7 7:30 P.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

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

Sat, Aug 8 12:30 A.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

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

Sat, Aug 8 5:00 A.M. North Wales: Feisty and Poetic     NH CREATE

From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape.

Sat, Aug 8 4:00 P.M. Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier     NH EXPLORE

Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture.

Sat, Aug 8 6:00 P.M. Edinburgh     NH CREATE

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland.

Mon, Aug 10 11:00 A.M. Naples and Pompeii     NH CREATE

Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented.

Mon, Aug 10 6:00 P.M. Naples and Pompeii     NH CREATE

Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented.

Mon, Aug 10 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.

Mon, Aug 10 11:00 P.M. Naples and Pompeii     NH CREATE

Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented.

Tue, Aug 11 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.

Tue, Aug 11 5:00 A.M. Naples and Pompeii     NH CREATE

Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented.

Tue, Aug 11 11:00 A.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Tue, Aug 11 6:00 P.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Tue, Aug 11 7:30 P.M. Lisbon     NHPBS

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

Tue, Aug 11 11:00 P.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Wed, Aug 12 12:30 A.M. Lisbon     NHPBS

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

Wed, Aug 12 5:00 A.M. Italy's Amalfi Coast     NH CREATE

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

Wed, Aug 12 11:00 A.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como.

Wed, Aug 12 6:00 P.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como.

Wed, Aug 12 11:00 P.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como.

Thu, Aug 13 12:30 A.M. Portugal's Heartland     NHPBS

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

Thu, Aug 13 5:00 A.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como.

Thu, Aug 13 11:00 A.M. Tuscany's Dolce Vita     NH CREATE

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard.

Thu, Aug 13 6:00 P.M. Tuscany's Dolce Vita     NH CREATE

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard.

Thu, Aug 13 7:30 P.M. Travel Skills: Cruising     NHPBS

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

Thu, Aug 13 11:00 P.M. Tuscany's Dolce Vita     NH CREATE

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard.

Fri, Aug 14 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.

Fri, Aug 14 5:00 A.M. Tuscany's Dolce Vita     NH CREATE

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard.

Fri, Aug 14 11:00 A.M. Italy's Great Hill Towns     NH CREATE

Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns.

Fri, Aug 14 6:00 P.M. Italy's Great Hill Towns     NH CREATE

Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns.

Fri, Aug 14 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.

Sat, Aug 15 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.

Sat, Aug 15 5:00 A.M. Italy's Great Hill Towns     NH CREATE

Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns.

Sat, Aug 15 4:00 P.M. Oslo     NH EXPLORE

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, Aug 15 6:00 P.M. Croatia: Adriatic Delights     NHPBS

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

Sat, Aug 15 6:00 P.M. Vienna     NH CREATE

In Europe's classiest capital we'll tiptoe through the palace of Maria Theresa and be dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels.

Mon, Aug 17 11:00 A.M. Salzburg and Surroundings     NH CREATE

The birthplace of Mozart - and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies - Salzburg is a Baroque jewel of a town.

Mon, Aug 17 6:00 P.M. Salzburg and Surroundings     NH CREATE

The birthplace of Mozart - and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies - Salzburg is a Baroque jewel of a town.

Mon, Aug 17 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.

Mon, Aug 17 11:00 P.M. Salzburg and Surroundings     NH CREATE

The birthplace of Mozart - and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies - Salzburg is a Baroque jewel of a town.

Tue, Aug 18 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.

Tue, Aug 18 5:00 A.M. Salzburg and Surroundings     NH CREATE

The birthplace of Mozart - and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies - Salzburg is a Baroque jewel of a town.

Tue, Aug 18 11:00 A.M. Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of     NH CREATE

After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series.

Tue, Aug 18 6:00 P.M. Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of     NH CREATE

After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series.

Tue, Aug 18 7:30 P.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.

Tue, Aug 18 11:00 P.M. Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of     NH CREATE

After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series.

Wed, Aug 19 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.

Wed, Aug 19 5:00 A.M. Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of     NH CREATE

After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series.

Wed, Aug 19 11:00 A.M. Burgundy: Profound France     NH CREATE

Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where nature is as sophisticated as the people.

Wed, Aug 19 6:00 P.M. Burgundy: Profound France     NH CREATE

Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where nature is as sophisticated as the people.

Wed, Aug 19 11:00 P.M. Burgundy: Profound France     NH CREATE

Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where nature is as sophisticated as the people.

Thu, Aug 20 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.

Thu, Aug 20 5:00 A.M. Burgundy: Profound France     NH CREATE

Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where nature is as sophisticated as the people.

Thu, Aug 20 11:00 A.M. France's Dordogne     NH CREATE

The Dordogne River Valley with its dramatic castles, pre-historic cave paintings, and prized cuisine is an unforgettable blend of man-made and natural beauty.

Thu, Aug 20 6:00 P.M. France's Dordogne     NH CREATE

The Dordogne River Valley with its dramatic castles, pre-historic cave paintings, and prized cuisine is an unforgettable blend of man-made and natural beauty.

Thu, Aug 20 7:30 P.M. Sicilian Delights     NHPBS

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

Thu, Aug 20 11:00 P.M. France's Dordogne     NH CREATE

The Dordogne River Valley with its dramatic castles, pre-historic cave paintings, and prized cuisine is an unforgettable blend of man-made and natural beauty.

Fri, Aug 21 12:30 A.M. Sicilian Delights     NHPBS

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

Fri, Aug 21 5:00 A.M. France's Dordogne     NH CREATE

The Dordogne River Valley with its dramatic castles, pre-historic cave paintings, and prized cuisine is an unforgettable blend of man-made and natural beauty.

Fri, Aug 21 11:00 A.M. Barcelona and Catalunya     NH CREATE

The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll.

Fri, Aug 21 6:00 P.M. Barcelona and Catalunya     NH CREATE

The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll.

Fri, Aug 21 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.

Sat, Aug 22 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.

Sat, Aug 22 5:00 A.M. Barcelona and Catalunya     NH CREATE

The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll.

Sat, Aug 22 6:00 P.M. Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra     NH CREATE

Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church.


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