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Rick Steves' Europe

Why We Travel

Season 11 Episode 1108

In times of crisis and challenge, we ask ourselves: What is the true value of travel? Is it just hedonism...or something more powerful? After a lifetime of exploring Europe Rick Steves shares his reasons why. This special episode is a sonnet to travel — an introspective love story, set in Europe, that vividly celebrates the rewards of exploring our world and the joy that awaits those who travel.

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Scotland's Islands
Episode
25:02
Rick Steves' Europe

Scotland's Islands

We'll wander across the Isles of Iona and Skye, then set sail for Orkney’s Scapa Flow.
Season 10 Episode 1011
Scotland's Highlands
Episode
25:02
Rick Steves' Europe

Scotland's Highlands

Let's visit Scotland’s Glencoe, Inverness, the Culloden battlefield and Loch Ness.
Season 10 Episode 1010
Sicilian Delights
Episode
25:01
Rick Steves' Europe

Sicilian Delights

Let's relax in Cefalù, ponder ancient Siracusa, and fill up at a Sicilian banquet
Season 10 Episode 1009
The Best of Sicily
Episode
25:18
Rick Steves' Europe

The Best of Sicily

Let's enjoy Sicily's Palermo, Monreale, Agrigento, Villa Casale, Taormina, and Mt. Etna
Season 10 Episode 1008
European Festivals II
Episode
25:02
Rick Steves' Europe

European Festivals II

Celebrate with the locals in Sevilla, Paris, Pamplona, Munich, Nürnberg and the snowy Alps
Season 10 Episode 1007
European Festivals I
Episode
25:02
Rick Steves' Europe

European Festivals I

Let's join the locals at Siena's Palio, Scotland’s Highland Games, Carnevale in Venice
Season 10 Episode 1006
Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes
Episode
25:02
Rick Steves' Europe

Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes

Traveling to Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes, we’ll see how cruising can help you island-hop
Season 10 Episode 1005