The Best of Europe, in Five Different Flavors

Five ways to enjoy several regions of Europe in one efficient, thrilling trip!

Every trip to Europe is worthwhile. But there's nothing like the thrill of experiencing a multi-course feast of different cultures and places you've always dreamed of — all in a single vacation.

Whether you're looking forward to your first trip to Europe — or a more fulfilling return after having nibbled on a city or two — Rick Steves' "Best of Europe" tours can't be beat for variety and value. Here's a little more information to whet your travel appetite…

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Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour

The tour that started it all. Our classic, three-week Best of Europe tour packs more travel thrills into a single vacation than you can imagine. Starting in the Netherlands with your Rick Steves guide, you'll experience the best of Amsterdam, Germany's Rhine Valley and Romantic Road, castles and forests of Austria's Tirol, canals of Venice, Renaissance Florence, the art and history of Rome, seaside villages of the Cinque Terre, the majestic Swiss Alps, country charms of France's Burgundy region, and the City of Light — Paris. Learn more…


Best of Europe in 14 Days Tour

Europe's best two weeks. Dreaming of how to pack Europe's top travel thrills and cultural treats into a two-week vacation? You've found it! Your Rick Steves guide will surround you with the art treasures of Paris, followed by a hearty taste of Burgundy, a hike in the majestic Swiss Alps, festive Bavaria, the romantic canals of Venice, Renaissance Florence, a countryside stay in Tuscany, the must-see sights of Rome — and chances to connect with Europeans like you never thought possible. Learn more…


Family Europe: Amsterdam to Rome in 14 Days Tour

Bring the kids, and relax. This family tour makes the wonders of Europe come alive for kids — and cuts the stress for parents, too. Starting in the Netherlands and ending in Italy, your enthusiastic Rick Steves guide will introduce your family to Amsterdam's Golden Age, Germany's Rhine Valley and Romantic Road, the castles and forests of Austria's Tirol, the canals of Venice, the countryside charms of Tuscany, and the Eternal City of Rome. Learn more…


Family Europe: London to Florence in 13 Days Tour

You can't go wrong. This family tour delivers a colorful mix of must-see cities (London, Paris, Florence), and stroll-around charms (Burgundy, the Swiss Alps, Italy's Cinque Terre). Along the way, you and your kids will encounter some fascinating bits of art, history, and culture — along with a couple of castles, a boat, a train, a mountain gondola lift, plenty of hiking, and even a swimming pool or two! Learn more…


My Way® Europe in 14 Days Tour

More freedom, big savings. On a two-week, "greatest hits" route that takes you from Paris to Rome — via Burgundy, the Swiss Alps, Munich, Venice, and the Cinque Terre — Rick Steves' money-saving My Way® Europe tour gives you the freedom to decide your own daily sightseeing priorities and pace. We cut the stress by providing comfortable rooms in centrally located hotels, private bus transportation from city to city, and a Euro-savvy tour manager to help advise you along the way. Learn more…