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.

Thu, Jan 27 6:00 P.M. The Majesty of Madrid     NH CREATE

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days.

Thu, Jan 27 7:30 P.M. Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna     NHPBS

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

Thu, Jan 27 10:00 P.M. The Majesty of Madrid     NH CREATE

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days.

Fri, Jan 28 12:30 A.M. Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna     NHPBS

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

Fri, Jan 28 5:00 A.M. The Majesty of Madrid     NH CREATE

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days.

Fri, Jan 28 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!

Fri, Jan 28 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!

Sat, Jan 29 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!

Sat, Jan 29 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.

Mon, Jan 31 11:00 A.M. Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland     NH CREATE

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

Mon, Jan 31 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.

Mon, Jan 31 7:30 P.M. Amsterdam     NHPBS

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

Mon, Jan 31 10:00 P.M. Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland     NH CREATE

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

Tue, Feb 1 12:30 A.M. Amsterdam     NHPBS

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

Tue, Feb 1 5:00 A.M. Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland     NH CREATE

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

Tue, Feb 1 11:00 A.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Tue, Feb 1 6:00 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Tue, Feb 1 7:30 P.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.

Tue, Feb 1 10:00 P.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Wed, Feb 2 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.

Wed, Feb 2 5:00 A.M. London: Mod and Trad     NH CREATE

London is quintessentially English...yet cosmopolitan.

Wed, Feb 2 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.

Wed, Feb 2 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.

Wed, Feb 2 10:00 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.

Thu, Feb 3 12:30 A.M. Prague     NHPBS

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

Thu, Feb 3 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.

Thu, Feb 3 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.

Thu, Feb 3 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.

Thu, Feb 3 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.

Thu, Feb 3 10:00 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.

Fri, Feb 4 12:30 A.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, Feb 4 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.

Fri, Feb 4 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.

Fri, Feb 4 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.

Sat, Feb 5 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.

Sat, Feb 5 4:00 P.M. Portugal's Heartland     NH EXPLORE

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

Sat, Feb 5 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.

Mon, Feb 7 11:00 A.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, Feb 7 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, Feb 7 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, Feb 7 10:00 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.

Tue, Feb 8 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, Feb 8 5:00 A.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.

Tue, Feb 8 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.

Tue, Feb 8 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.

Tue, Feb 8 7:30 P.M. Germany's Dresden and Leipzig     NHPBS

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

Tue, Feb 8 10:00 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.

Wed, Feb 9 12:30 A.M. Germany's Dresden and Leipzig     NHPBS

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

Wed, Feb 9 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.

Wed, Feb 9 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.

Wed, Feb 9 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.

Wed, Feb 9 10:00 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.

Thu, Feb 10 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, Feb 10 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.

Thu, Feb 10 11:00 A.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Thu, Feb 10 6:00 P.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Thu, Feb 10 7:30 P.M. Bulgaria     NHPBS

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

Thu, Feb 10 10:00 P.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Fri, Feb 11 12:30 A.M. Bulgaria     NHPBS

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

Fri, Feb 11 5:00 A.M. Sevilla     NH CREATE

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan.

Fri, Feb 11 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.

Fri, Feb 11 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.

Sat, Feb 12 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.

Sat, Feb 12 4:00 P.M. Travel Skills: Cruising     NH EXPLORE

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

Sat, Feb 12 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.

Mon, Feb 14 11:00 A.M. Edinburgh     NH CREATE

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland.

Mon, Feb 14 6:00 P.M. Edinburgh     NH CREATE

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland.

Mon, Feb 14 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, Feb 14 10:00 P.M. Edinburgh     NH CREATE

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland.

Tue, Feb 15 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, Feb 15 5:00 A.M. Edinburgh     NH CREATE

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland.

Tue, Feb 15 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.

Tue, Feb 15 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.

Tue, Feb 15 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, Feb 15 10:00 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.

Wed, Feb 16 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, Feb 16 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.

Wed, Feb 16 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.

Wed, Feb 16 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.

Wed, Feb 16 10:00 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.

Thu, Feb 17 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, Feb 17 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.

Thu, Feb 17 11:00 A.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

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

Thu, Feb 17 6:00 P.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

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

Thu, Feb 17 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, Feb 17 10:00 P.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

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

Fri, Feb 18 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, Feb 18 5:00 A.M. Milan and Lake Como     NH CREATE

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

Fri, Feb 18 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.

Fri, Feb 18 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.

Sat, Feb 19 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.

Sat, Feb 19 4:00 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.

Sat, Feb 19 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.

Mon, Feb 21 11:00 A.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, Feb 21 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, Feb 21 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).

Mon, Feb 21 10:00 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.

Tue, Feb 22 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).

Tue, Feb 22 5:00 A.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.

Tue, Feb 22 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.

Tue, Feb 22 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.

Tue, Feb 22 7:30 P.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

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

Tue, Feb 22 10:00 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.

Wed, Feb 23 12:30 A.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

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

Wed, Feb 23 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.

Wed, Feb 23 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.

Wed, Feb 23 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.

Wed, Feb 23 10:00 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.

Thu, Feb 24 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.

Thu, Feb 24 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.

Thu, Feb 24 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.

Thu, Feb 24 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.

Thu, Feb 24 7:30 P.M. Lisbon     NHPBS

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

Thu, Feb 24 10:00 P.M. Burgundy: Profound France     NH CREATE

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

Fri, Feb 25 12:30 A.M. Lisbon     NHPBS

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

Fri, Feb 25 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.

Fri, Feb 25 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.

Fri, Feb 25 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.

Sat, Feb 26 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.

Sat, Feb 26 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.

Mon, Feb 28 11:00 A.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.

Mon, Feb 28 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.

Mon, Feb 28 10:00 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.

Tue, Mar 1 12:30 A.M. Bulgaria     NHPBS

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

Tue, Mar 1 5:00 A.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.

Wed, Mar 2 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.

Thu, Mar 3 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.

Fri, Mar 4 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.

Mon, Mar 7 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.

Tue, Mar 8 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).

Wed, Mar 9 12:30 A.M. England's Cornwall     NHPBS

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

Thu, Mar 10 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.

Fri, Mar 11 12:30 A.M. Lisbon     NHPBS

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


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