Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne
rick steves' europe

In this episode we'll focus on an often overlooked side of Switzerland its urban charms. We'll get some exercise, from ringing a very big bell to floating down an urban river. We'll also enjoy a variety of eye-opening art, from Chagall and Klee to inmates of an asylum. Then we'll ponder a few Swiss innovations, from their open-minded drug policies to their hush-hush underground arsenals. And it'll all before a backdrop of Switzerland's stunning natural beauty.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 505

About 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.


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Mon, Jul 22 7:30 A.M. Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Jul 22 11:00 A.M. French Alps and Lyon     NH Create (11.4)
Mon, Jul 22 1:30 P.M. Lisbon     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Jul 22 6:00 P.M. Galicia and the Camino De Santiago     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Jul 22 6:00 P.M. French Alps and Lyon     NH Create (11.4)
Mon, Jul 22 7:00 P.M. Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Jul 22 7:30 P.M. Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Jul 22 10:00 P.M. French Alps and Lyon     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Jul 23 5:00 A.M. French Alps and Lyon     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Jul 23 7:30 A.M. European Festivals I     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Jul 23 11:00 A.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Jul 23 1:30 P.M. Portugal's Heartland     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Jul 23 6:00 P.M. Basque Country     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Jul 23 6:00 P.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Jul 23 7:00 P.M. Paris: Regal and Intimate     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Jul 23 10:00 P.M. Germany's Fascist Story     NH Create (11.4)


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