Channel Videos from Rick Steves' Europe

Rick Steves Commencement Address for the Class of 2020
14,574 views - 05/28/20
Caught up in and inspired by the positive joy of graduation season, I’ve produced a message for any schools or families or grads that...
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Lisbon, Portugal: Portuguese Salted Cod - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
11,385 views - 05/27/20
Fuel your Portugal travel dreams with this clip from Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Qe5T3Jxhem0 Plenty of...
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Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow's Restoration - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
32,191 views - 05/13/20
Start dreaming about your trip to Scotland with this clip by Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/8PtXOw7mnjQ...
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Palermo, Sicily: Lively Neighborhoods - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
39,739 views - 04/29/20
Fuel your Sicily travel dreams with this clip by Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/UYp5bX4rgOQ Sicily's...
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Volterra, Italy: Alabaster and Wine - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
34,493 views - 04/15/20
Start dreaming about your trip to Italy with this clip by Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/M_SwFajTAVk...
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Rick Steves the Piano Teacher
46,756 views - 04/08/20
Improvise on the blues scale in 3 minutes! Being locked in can teach us not to be so darn productive and to dust off some old passions. I...
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Orkney, Scotland: Prehistoric Sites - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
33,367 views - 04/01/20
Fuel your Scotland travel dreams with this clip from Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/CsR2Xy-HGPk The...
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Making Face Masks in the Czech Republic
22,366 views - 03/27/20
Medical equipment shortages are happening around the world. Prague-based Rick Steves’ Europe tour guide Jana Hronková reports from her...
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Home School with Classroom Europe
398,575 views - 03/26/20
It’s dinner time for fifty famished hunting hounds at a French château! Are your kids stuck at home, climbing the walls, wishing for...
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Paris, France: Belle Epoque Sights - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
22,674 views - 03/18/20
Keep your travel dreams alive with this clip from Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/xXnW4pD0OrA Experience...
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Lisbon, Portugal: Distinctive Architecture - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
31,431 views - 03/04/20
Fuel your Portugal travel dreams with this clip from Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Qe5T3Jxhem0 In 1755, a...
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Kraków, Poland: Kazimierz District - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
49,449 views - 02/19/20
More info about travel to Poland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/poland For centuries, Kraków's Kazimierz neighborhood was the heart...
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Rick Steves Hunger and Hope: Lessons from Ethiopia and Guatemala (promo)
5,237 views - 02/17/20
Now premiering across the US on public television — check your local listings. Also streaming in HD at...
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Skye, Scotland: Historic Peat Farming - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
47,333 views - 02/05/20
More info about travel to Scotland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/scotland On the Isle of Skye, peat was a vital resource for...
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Rick Steves Hunger and Hope: Lessons from Ethiopia and Guatemala (promo)
11,217 views - 02/04/20
Premiering spring 2020 across the US on public television — check your local listings. Also streaming in HD at...
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Ironbridge Gorge, England: Blists Hill Victorian Town - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide
31,124 views - 01/22/20
More info about travel to England: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england Step back into the 1890s at Blists Hill Victorian Town, an...
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Tuscany, Italy: Staying at an Agriturismo - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
61,182 views - 01/08/20
More info about travel to Italy: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy An agriturismo — a working farm that offers B&B-type...
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Christmas Eve Across Europe - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
32,792 views - 12/24/19
All over Europe, people are celebrating in their own unique ways. In England, families await the arrival of Father Christmas; in Norway,...
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Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
25,104 views - 12/20/19
For ancient Egyptians, the Nile — which flows from south to north — divided their world into two logical halves. They lived on the east...
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Preparing to film dinner in Alexandria, Egypt
15,773 views - 12/19/19
When we film a dinner in a restaurant, I like to eat there the night before to make friends with the wait staff, learn the rhythm and...
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Market Street in West Alexandria
12,144 views - 12/18/19
As we set out to produce our hour-long public television special on Egypt, I was determined to balance the ancient treasures of the...
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Cruising the Nile
19,470 views - 12/13/19
Paging through the “Best of Egypt” photo books in a tourist gift shop, I noticed we have visited and filmed about 80% of the featured...
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Abu Simbel
15,420 views - 12/12/19
Our final stop on our Egypt TV shoot was the dramatic Temple of Abu Simbel: the southern-most point of our travels, a half-hour flight...
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Skye, Scotland: Trotternish Peninsula - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
23,341 views - 12/11/19
More info about travel to Scotland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/scotland Escape the crowds and experience some of Scotland's most...
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The Grand Egyptian Museum
18,424 views - 12/09/19
The big news for tourism in Egypt is the massive new “Grand Egyptian Museum” being built in Giza at the great pyramids. The GEM, as it’s...
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Rick Steves Goes to Washington, D.C.
18,277 views - 12/06/19
Over the last 15 days, 1,319 of you have responded to my annual Christmas challenge: Help Bread for the World with $100 or more, and I'll...
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Madrid, Spain: Flamenco - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
19,628 views - 11/27/19
More info about travel to Spain: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/spain The emotional intensity of Spanish culture is experienced most...
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Coimbra, Portugal: Fado Music - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
15,780 views - 11/13/19
More info about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal Coimbra is a great place to catch a fado performance....
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Inner Hebrides, Scotland: Mull, Iona, and Staffa - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
35,795 views - 10/30/19
More info about travel to Scotland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/scotland For a taste of Scotland's west coast, take a day trip...
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Rick Steves on Israel and Palestine Today
30,208 views - 10/23/19
In the last month, I’ve traveled to both Denver and Palo Alto to share my experiences in the Holy Land and help raise money for Bright...
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Introducing Europe's Top 100 Masterpieces: Art for the Traveler
6,740 views - 10/18/19
I’m really happy today because a tour guiding dream of mine has just come true. My newest book, “Europe's Top 100 Masterpieces: Art for...
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Porto, Portugal: Romantic Capital - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
40,702 views - 10/16/19
More info about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal Like many second cities throughout Europe, Porto is a...
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Agrigento, Sicily: Valley of the Temples - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
24,966 views - 10/02/19
More info about travel to Sicily: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/sicily At the Valley of the Temples, time-travel back to when...
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Rick Steves Phrase Books: New Editions Available Now
8,748 views - 09/19/19
I speak only English. But I know the importance of communicating when traveling. The best travelers make a point to connect with the...
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Bern, Switzerland: Storied Cathedral - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
27,990 views - 09/18/19
More info about travel to Bern: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/switzerland/bern Bern's 15th-century cathedral — which boasts...
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A Symphonic Journey: Denver
5,608 views - 09/17/19
I just wrapped up a wonderful visit to Denver, where I joined the Colorado Symphony for a live performance of my public television...
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Paris, France: Carnavalet Museum and Remnants of Royalty - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide
23,927 views - 09/11/19
More info about travel to Paris: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/paris Experience Paris's past at the Carnavalet Museum, where...
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Douro Valley, Portugal: Tasting Port Wine - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
23,988 views - 09/04/19
More info about travel to Douro Valley: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal/douro-valley Portugal's Douro Valley is the...
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Ironbridge, England: Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide
21,229 views - 08/28/19
More information about travel to Ironbridge: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/ironbridge-gorge Fire up memories of the...
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Warsaw, Poland: Vodka and Chopin - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
27,721 views - 08/21/19
More information about travel to Warsaw: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/poland/warsaw In Warsaw, experience Polish culture by trying...
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Oxford, England: Prestigious University - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
153,278 views - 08/14/19
More information about travel to Oxford: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/oxford Oxford is home to the oldest university in the...
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Mont Blanc: Long-Distance Hikes and Mountain Hospitality
21,651 views - 08/13/19
I was just in the Alps with my TV crew, filming three new episodes of Rick Steves’ Europe. We spent a couple of days hiking (and filming)...
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True Confession: I’m in Love
30,208 views - 08/10/19
I think I’m in love... ...with the Matterhorn. It’s my third visit to Zermatt, and I’ve finally seen the Matterhorn. (And now I...
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Gooey Cheese, White Wine, and Good Friends
10,873 views - 08/09/19
Join me and my TV crew in Zermatt as we enjoy a simple (yet delicious) Swiss meal: melted Raclette cheese, boiled potatoes, pickles, some...
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The Gornergrat: Matterhorn Views on a Sunny Day
13,546 views - 08/08/19
I’m high above the Swiss village of Zermatt, celebrating the wonders of the Alps — and marveling at a 100-year-old railway that still...
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Coimbra, Portugal: University Traditions - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
17,801 views - 08/07/19
More information about travel to Coimbra: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal/coimbra Coimbra is home to Portugal's oldest and...
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All Alone...Enjoying the Grandeur of the Alps
13,070 views - 08/07/19
These days in Europe — even at 10,000 feet above sea level — you'll find tourist crowds. But a traveler can almost always find a way to...
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Climate Change in the Alps: Snowmaking Machines
14,178 views - 08/04/19
As a traveler, I see signs of climate change everywhere. Europe is grappling with unpredictable weather in lots of different ways — and...
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Don’t Overlook the Italian Alps
23,251 views - 08/03/19
Hello from the Alps of northeastern Italy! I’m here in the Dolomites with my friend Stefan, just grabbing a sunny day and making the most...
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Gemütlichkeit: A Cozy Moment Under the Chestnut Tree
8,979 views - 08/02/19
Join me now for a magic moment in the little town of Hall, Austria — just enjoying good friends, some spaetzle and dumplings, and the...
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Oh, Baby — I’m High in the Alps!
20,592 views - 08/01/19
Join me at Walderalm, a cluster of traditional family farms where 70 cows share their meadow with the clouds. We drove up to...
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Sicily: Majestic Mount Etna - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
23,561 views - 07/31/19
More information about travel to Sicily: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/sicily Mount Etna, on the island of Sicily, is Europe's...
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Lunchtime Thoughts on Finding Good Restaurants
11,090 views - 07/30/19
I’ve spent over 30 summers in Europe, lovingly updating my guidebooks. It’s kind of funny…I just can’t stop. It’s what I do, and I find...
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An Ohio Choir Brings Edinburgh’s St. Giles’ Cathedral to Life
8,014 views - 07/27/19
Hello from Edinburgh! I’m in Scotland’s most important church: St. Giles’ Cathedral. This place is filled with Scottish history and pride...
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The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall: A Creaky Peek at Old York
7,140 views - 07/24/19
Join me now in York, at the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall — a vast half-timbered building with creaky floorboards, beautiful woodwork, and...
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Kraków, Poland: Rich History, Vibrant Culture - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
19,269 views - 07/24/19
More information about travel to Kraków: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/poland/krakow Kraków is the Boston of Poland, buzzing with...
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What’s with all the Stone Walls in the Cumbrian Lake District?
11,075 views - 07/23/19
Andy, my guide in the Lake District, has spent a lifetime exploring Cumbria — and I’m enjoying an entire day with him. Join us as we go...
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A Little Castlerigg Detour
6,807 views - 07/22/19
An intimate moment…just me and the sheep…I had to whisper. It was late in the day (at this latitude, it’s light until 10 pm), and I was...
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Exploring Layers of History at Stanton Church
8,703 views - 07/17/19
Time travel back to the 13th century with me, to a sacred pagan site at the intersection of two ley lines. This little church in the...
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Trebinje, Bosnia: Yugloslavian Diversity - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
23,584 views - 07/17/19
More information about travel to Bosnia: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/bosnia-herzegovina Bosnia was the former Yugoslavia's...
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Hiding Out with History at Hailes Abbey
7,165 views - 07/16/19
This is my kind of cocktail — a new experience that’s a mixture of pristine nature and history. I’m drunk on travel here at Hailes Abbey...
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Exploring England’s Industrial Might at the SS Great Britain
7,501 views - 07/15/19
Hello from Bristol! This is a city that we haven’t covered in past editions of the Rick Steves Great Britain guidebook — but I’m writing...
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On a Natural High at Bath’s Baths
10,664 views - 07/14/19
It’s the first full day of my summer trip to Europe, and I’m on a natural high. (No, it’s not last night’s snuff!) Here, at the ancient...
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The Star: For a Little Tobacco Twinkle in my Nose
4,865 views - 07/13/19
After a quick trip home, I’m back on the road again, diving headlong into Part II of my 2019 travels. I’m kicking off the second half...
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Bern, Switzerland: Classy Capital - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
76,016 views - 07/10/19
More information about travel to Bern: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/switzerland/bern Bern's pointy towers, colorful fountains, and...
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French Riviera: Monaco - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
28,310 views - 07/03/19
More information about travel to Monaco: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/monaco Monaco is one of the world's smallest and most...
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Sítio, Portugal: Surfing and Seafood - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bites
17,255 views - 06/26/19
More information about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal The Sítio district of Nazaré overlooks a stretch...
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A Traveler’s Reflection: Amazing Toilets on the Road
14,512 views - 06/24/19
Many years ago, I traveled through Japan — and one of my most vivid memories from that trip is was the toilets. In the middle of one...
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A Snippet of my Symphonic Journey Experience
5,820 views - 06/23/19
Talking short is harder than talking long. I had eight two-minute talks to give as my part of a Boston Pops concert last week, and I...
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A Symphonic Journey: Boston
6,728 views - 06/22/19
I’m still buzzing from a thrilling experience I had last week in Boston. For two nights, I teamed up with the Boston Pops and conductor...
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Taormina, Sicily: Cannoli with a View - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
32,614 views - 06/19/19
More information about travel to Sicily: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/sicily In addition to being Sicily's most spectacular...
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A Heathrow Moment
8,861 views - 06/18/19
I love London’s Heathrow Airport, and I was happy to spend a couple of hours there as my spring trip wrapped up, just getting a bit of...
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A Visit to St. George’s Market, Belfast
13,005 views - 06/15/19
It was a rainy day on the Emerald Isle, and I was somewhere I had never been before: St. George’s Market. Join me and my guide Jackie...
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A Memorial Garden in Belfast
5,160 views - 06/14/19
I have always believed that no trip to the Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. And I recently spent a few days...
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Rick Goes to Congress
5,209 views - 06/13/19
I just enjoyed a very busy day on Capitol Hill, meeting with key members of Congress and advocating for an end to the federal prohibition...
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Lisbon, Portugal: Food Tour - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
30,753 views - 06/12/19
More information about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal Lisbon is a great foodie destination. Create your...
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A Gimmelwald Stroll
15,120 views - 06/12/19
Enjoy a quiet moment with me in Gimmelwald, a little traffic-free village in Switzerland surrounded by alpine splendor. It was the...
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Good Morning from Gimmelwald
10,976 views - 06/10/19
I just had to share this little moment with you from Gimmelwald — a cliff-hanging village high in the Swiss Alps. I’ve been visiting...
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Misty Gryon
20,562 views - 06/10/19
Join me in Gryon, a tiny village in the French-speaking part of the Swiss Alps that is — just as my Switzerland guidebook says —...
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Looking for the Matterhorn
12,345 views - 06/08/19
I’m home now from my spring trip to Europe — a busy month and a half of travel across Italy, Switzerland, and Ireland. It’s been fun to...
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Nice, France: The Belle Époque - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
22,394 views - 06/05/19
More info about travel to Nice: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/nice Nice offers grand examples of the belle époque —...
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Zermatt Before the Tourists?
14,785 views - 06/04/19
Hello from the Swiss Alps! I’m in the shadow of the mighty Matterhorn, in the little town of Zermatt. Zermatt is extremely touristy, but...
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Who’s the Highest Person in Europe?
10,047 views - 06/04/19
I suppose there are people higher than me right now in Europe, but nobody who is just stepping out of a lift is higher than me. Joined by...
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Discovering a Great Tool for Wine Lovers: The Coravin
9,295 views - 06/02/19
I was dropping by the various wine bars in Bellagio (as one does when working) — and at Aperitivo Et Al, Andrea demonstrated a clever...
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Italy’s Honeymoon Country: Lake Como
19,074 views - 05/31/19
After the intensity of Milano, Lake Como (just an hour’s train ride away) provides a great place to simply relax. Let me show you why…
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Milan’s Risorgimento Museum: Now Free…and Still Empty
6,495 views - 05/30/19
I’m a sucker for Risorgimento history — the thrilling story of how the small countries of the Italian peninsula united, against the...
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Highlands, Scotland: Crannogs and Cairns - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
17,800 views - 05/29/19
More information about travel to Scotland: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/scotland The Highlands’ rich history stretches back 4,000...
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The New Milan at Porta Nuova
10,409 views - 05/28/19
It’s always good to enjoy the contemporary energy of Europe’s great cities in our travels — and when in Milan, be sure to drop by the...
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Milano Gets Flipped the Bird
8,596 views - 05/28/19
Built after the economic crisis of 2008, the statue decorating the square at the doorstep of Milan’s stock market seems to be giving Joe...
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To God, from the Rooftop of Milan’s Cathedral
9,439 views - 05/27/19
Buongiorno! I’m in Milan, doing research for the next edition of my Rick Steves Italy guidebook. I’m here with local guide Sara Cerri —...
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Life is Good in the Cinque Terre
13,450 views - 05/24/19
With the help of my friend Marco, I’ve discovered a wonderful new restaurant in Monterosso. The owner, Elisa, makes all the cakes they...
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Forgive Me Father
6,197 views - 05/24/19
I’m in Monterosso, in the Cinque Terre — and Father Renato just found me visiting a cemetery. He said he needed to talk to me about...
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High Above the Sea — and the Crowds — in the Cinque Terre
9,145 views - 05/22/19
Join me for a quiet moment high above the port towns of the Cinque Terre. I’m enjoying a hike with local guide Marco Brizzi — and taking...
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Warwick, England: Medieval Castle - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite
20,999 views - 05/22/19
More information about travel to England: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england Warwick Castle is England’s most spectacular castle,...
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Café Gourmand with Andrea on the Cinque Terre
5,202 views - 05/21/19
Meet Andrea, the entertaining waiter at Vernazza’s Ristorante Belforte. I’m here with my new friends from New Hampshire and Boston,...
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Sexy Bruschetta in the Cinque Terre
27,598 views - 05/20/19
I’m in Riomaggiore, enjoying a simple lunch of bruschetta and wine at Dau Cila with my local guide, Amy Inman. This fine restaurant...
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Vernazza After Dark — Magic
12,770 views - 05/20/19
I’ve come back to Europe every spring since the 1970s — and I love that here we are, in 2019, and the magic still survives. Join me...
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The Airbnb Amphitheater
9,329 views - 05/19/19
Buona sera from Lucca! I’m at the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro — a beautiful square that’s actually not square at all. This is the “Place of...
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The Land of a Thousand Bell Towers — Each the Most Beautiful of All
10,297 views - 05/17/19
Buona sera from Siena. I’m here with Anna Piperato, a Rick Steves Italy guide — and it’s just so good to be here. I love this city and...
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“Love Justice, You Who Rule the Earth”: Siena’s City Hall
4,907 views - 05/16/19
While most Italian cities have a church on their main square, Siena’s Il Campo gathers around a symbol of an independent republic — its...
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Perched Above Siena with a Porcupine and a Macchiato
7,480 views - 05/15/19
Join me now from a secret hideaway above Europe’s finest square — Siena’s Il Campo. I’m here with my friend and guide, Roberto Bechi,...
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