Hi, I'm Rick Steves.
I get great satisfaction from bringing Europe into American homes through my public television and radio shows. And I love producing each and every one of my guidebooks. But none of that work makes me prouder than crafting a tour program that, each year, gives 12,000 travelers a personal connection with Europe and its people.
I'm happy to introduce you to our 40 European tours for 2013. As we do every year, we've taken what's been a proven success, evaluated hundreds of new ideas (from my book research, our tour guides, and tour members), and then fine-tuned each itinerary for maximum travel thrills. Among other things for 2013, you'll find that we've...
As you might expect, I want everyone to watch my new DVD. But there's still nothing like the real thing. Browse through all we have to offer, and I hope you'll find plenty of reasons to make 2013 your year to experience more of Europe — affordably — the Rick Steves way.
Some of our tour guides serve as experts on art and history in my TV shows. Francesca Caruso joined my crew and me (along with Apollo and Daphne) as we filmed in Rome's Borghese Gallery.