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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