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October Tour News

Hi from Rick: Staying Connected with Europe — and Each Other

It's been more than a year since I set foot in Europe. (I haven't been able to say that since 1972!) But I'm still connected to my European friends. Every morning during my treadmill workout, I call a different corner of Europe to catch up with tour guides, hoteliers, and other friends. Like us, they're hunkered down, determined to be patient and still standing when we come out of this crisis. As all travelers surely are, we're hopeful for a vaccine and gradual reopening in 2021.

One of the things I miss most about traveling is bumping into our tour groups everywhere I go. Our tour members are always so happy, engaged, and energized by Europe. And the overwhelming sentiment is how much they love their tour guide. Our amazing team includes more than 150 guides — each so… Read more

Rick Steves' Europe Season 11

Rick Steves’ Europe Season 11 Is Here!

Season 11 of Rick Steves' Europe features eight all-new episodes. Join Rick as he experiences the local culture, cuisine, and fun along with some powerful lessons that only travel can teach… Read more

Slideshow: Rick Steves’ Best of Andalucía in 10 Days, Day by Day

Traveling to the rhythm of strutting horses and flirtatious flamenco, our Best of Andalucía tour captures the passion and pride of this remarkable region. On this brand-new tour, you'll… Read more

Interview with Andalucía Guide Robert Wright

Raised in Memphis, Robert moved to Seattle in the early '90s, where he almost eliminated his strong southern accent. He worked as a toxicologist, completed a master's degree in international studies… Read more

Córdoba, Spain

Video of the Month: Córdoba’s Magnificent Mezquita

Tucked into a bend of its river, Córdoba is rich in Roman, Moorish, and Christian history. The heart of the city is dominated by the glorious Mezquita, a mosque/cathedral complex that epitomizes… Watch video


Guides’ Marketplace: Virtual Tours of Spain with Federico García Barroso

Federico leads Rick Steves tours in Spain and offers virtual tours of Madrid's museums and on Spanish history… Read more