Travel Festival Webcast Schedule

Join us for a live webcast from the Rick Steves' European Travel Festival on Saturday, March 22nd from 9:00 am-9:30 pm Pacific Time. We're webcasting six lively travel slideshow presentations. There is no registration required and the webcast is free to watch. You can also attend in person.

Spain and Portugal with Rick Steves

9:00-10:45 am (PT)
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Spain and Portugal are packed with world-class art treasures, vivid folk life, fine foods and a welcome that matches the sunny climate. We’ll explore the big city thrills of Barcelona, the majesty of Madrid, the Moorish and royal treasures of Granada and Sevilla, and the charming whitewashed hill towns of Andalucia. Then we’ll meander to Portugal's romantic Algarve Coast before finishing in bustling Lisbon.

Germany, Austria and Switzerland with Rick Steves

11:00 am-12:45 pm (PT)
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We’ll tour the scenic heart of Europe, including the poetic Rhine, Romantic Road, Bavaria’s fantasy castles and favorite beers, Mozart's Salzburg, the blue Danube, stately Vienna, and the Alpine wonderland of Heidi's Switzerland in Appenzell and the Berner Oberland.

European Cruising with Cameron Hewitt

1:00-3:45 pm (PT)
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This three-part class includes: European Cruising 101 (1:00-1:45 pm), an introduction to cruising covering a wide range of topics helpful for first-time cruisers; Mediterranean Cruise Ports (1:45-3:00 pm) and Northern European Cruise Ports (3:00-3:45 pm), a port-by-port rundown of Europe’s top cruise destinations covering tips on how to get from the port into town and strategies for making the most of your limited time on land.

Packing Light and Right with Rick Steves and Joan Robinson

4:00-5:15 pm (PT)
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You'll learn now or you'll learn later: The first step to a great trip is packing light — you can travel for months with one carry-on size bag and still have everything you need for a great trip. We'll show off the latest in lightweight luggage, and demonstrate a professionally packed bag.

Eastern Europe with Cameron Hewitt

5:30-7:45 pm (PT)
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This two-part class includes: Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary (5:30-6:30 pm), covering Eastern Europe's most accessible and enjoyable countries including stops in bohemian Prague, charming Krakow, gorgeous Gdansk, and bustling Budapest; and Croatia and Slovenia (6:30-7:45 pm), focusing on Croatia's Dalmatian Coast and neighboring Slovenia’s breathtaking Alpine scenery and breezy Adriatic café culture.

Great Britain with Rick Steves

8:00-9:30 pm (PT)
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From Big Ben to bagpipes, Great Britain features some of Europe's best scenery, top museums, quaintest villages, and friendliest locals — all without a language barrier. We'll visit Bath, Cotswold villages, Wales, the Lakes District, Edinburgh, Hadrian's Wall, York, and London.


If you're unable to watch the live webcast, these classes will be available for viewing in the Travel Talks section of our website in approximately two weeks.

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