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Rick Steves' Europe Classics

The Alps of Austria and Italy (#102)

Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: RICK STEVES' EUROPE CLASSICS has been created from the extensive library of the Travels in Europe With Rick Steves series. In this technically remastered and updated 16-part series, Rick journeys from Spain to England and France to Turkey, offering the best travel advice on where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Along the way, America's most popular European guidebook author shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture.

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  • The Alps of France and Switzerland (#101)

    Mont Blanc is easy to conquer with a lift ticket. The Glacier Express loops us down to Appenzell. [26 minutes]

  • France's Alsace (#103)

    Savor the cuisine and art of Colmar and visit Alsatian wine road and the birthplace of Champagne. [26 minutes]

  • Spain's Costa Del Sol (#104)

    Granada's Alhambra echoes with Moorish intrigue. Climb the Rock of Gibraltar and explore Morocco. [26 minutes]

  • Copenhagen and Ero (#105)

    Tour the historic city and thatch-happy isle. Explore fine palaces and the colorful maritime culture. [26 minutes]

  • Stockholm and Helsinki (#106)

    Explore a smorgasbord of lakes, islands, art and culture and cruise the Baltic Archipelago. [26 minutes]

  • Oslo, Bergen, and the Fjords (#107)

    Visit the Nazi Resistance Museum, Vigeland statues and Viking ships. Take a very scenic train ride. [26 minutes]

  • Northwest England (#108)

    Explore the shimmering Lake District Durham's, heavenly Norman cathedral and Blackpool. [26 minutes]

  • Great Side Trips from London (#109)

    Visit Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford & a medieval castle at Warwick & walk through Cambridge. [26 minutes]

  • Athens and the Peloponnese (#110)

    Explore the majestic Acropolis, the ancient theater at Epidavros and the mystical ruins of Mycenae. [26 minutes]

  • Greek Islands (#111)

    Visit the touristy and exotic Santorini, explore the Aegean ferries and take a motorbike ride. [26 minutes]

  • West Turkey (#112)

    Visit the sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias and discover a blend of ancient and modern culture. [26 minutes]

  • Central Turkey (#113)

    Explore historic cliff hideaways in Cappadocia, the unspoiled town of Guzelyurt, and ride camels. [26 minutes]

  • Istanbul (#114)

    Get lost in the Grand Bazaar, visit the Blue Mosque and the Topkapi Palace and sail the Bosporus. [26 minutes]

  • Egypt (#115)

    Explore the urban jungle of Cairo, the Giza Pyramid, the temple of Karnac & the Valley of the Kings. [26 minutes]

  • Israel (#116)

    Visit Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho and the desert mountain fortress of Masada. [26 minutes]

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