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June Tour News

Hi from Rick: 2022 Tours Are Selling…Like Hotcakes!

In 2020, I had a busy year of travels planned. I was most excited about going on a Best of Europe in 21 Days tour, with my entire extended family along for the ride. Ever since I had to scrap those plans last March, I've been aching to get back to touring in Europe again.

Apparently, I'm not the only one. A couple of weeks ago, we began taking deposits for our 2022 tours — and the response has been huge. Within a few days, we sold more than 20,000 seats (about 70 percent of our capacity). Our team — who've been on standby since last March — sprang into action to process orders and get as many travelers as possible on the tours of their choice. Now that things are sorted out, we've still got lots of seats available. Of the 1,100 departures on deck for 2022, we still have seats open… Read more

In this issue


Fountain in Rome

Slideshow: Best of Europe in 14 Days

Dreaming of how to pack Europe's top travel thrills and cultural treats into a two-week vacation? You've found it! On this tour through Europe, your Rick Steves guide will surround… Read more


Colleen Murphy in Venice

Interview with Guide Colleen Murphy

Colleen has been leading groups of curious travelers around Europe since 1992. Although some things have changed over the years, her adventurous spirit and enthusiasm… Read more


Italy's Dolomites

Video of the Month: Best of the Alps

In this trailer for his new one-hour special, join Rick Steves on an alpine adventure with scenic train rides, breathtaking lifts, majestic glaciers, and unforgettable hikes… Watch video


Swedish dancers

Learn about Oil-Rich Norway, Midsummer in Sweden, English Villages, and More

Check out our weekly picks in the Guides' Marketplace — from how to celebrate Sweden's most popular holiday to how Norway became one of the richest countries in the world… See more


basque-country

Tour Basque Country, Explore Quirky Museums, Visit Europe’s Castles

Rick's upcoming Monday Night Travel events bring you an insider's look at the Basque Country, Europe's quirkiest museums and greatest castles, Turkey's whirling dervishes, and more… Register