Rick Steves' Europe

Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, returns to transport viewers to the continent's bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque countryside.

Distributed nationally by American Public Television

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Why We Travel


In times of crisis and challenge, we ask ourselves: What is the true value of travel?

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Germany’s Fascist Story


Traveling across Germany, we trace the roots of Nazism in the aftermath of World War I.

Egypt’s Cairo


We visit teeming Cairo, straddling the Nile, exploring the back streets on a tuk-tuk.

Egypt’s Nile, Alexandria, and Luxor


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

Ethiopia: A Development Story


Rick uses Ethiopia as a classroom for understanding global hunger and extreme poverty

French Alps and Lyon


After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon we head for Chamonix.

Swiss Alps


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