Hi from Rick: ‘Early Release’ 2020 Tours Are Here!
I'm about halfway through my spring trip to Europe, updating my Italy guidebooks — an intense process filled with great people, wine, and art. A theme for this visit has been finding peace and cultural tranquility in cities that, in many ways, can feel overrun with tourists, especially as peak travel season picks up. Just as voters tend to vote for whoever's up in the polls, many tourists visit the same famous sights. Of course, I love the biggies, from the dreamy Neuschwanstein Castle to Michelangelo's magnificent David; they're must-sees for a reason — and we can't imagine leading a tour without visiting these. But the lines and crowd sizes can often seem daunting.
On a Rick Steves tour, visiting these places is a breeze — we've got reservations and can zip right in, so you… Read more