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Europe Awaits Pledge Event

Travel lovers are dreaming of where they’ll go post-COVID. In this two-hour pledge special, Rick Steves visits some European favorites he’d love to see when we can travel again. Rick shares a montage of travel delights: Sicily, Mykonos, Porto, the Cotswolds, Tuscany, and Romania. It’s an adventure with remote beaches, gourmet food, and an English hike; Rick even drops in on an eccentric lord and a Tuscan pig farm.


Content: Segments from Rick Steves' Europe interspersed with lively fundraising breaks. Length: 120 minutes. Releases June 2021.

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Rick Steves Europe Awaits (15 words)
Rick Steves shares European places he’d love to visit when we can travel again post-COVID.

Rick Steves Europe Awaits (45 words)
Travel lovers have spent the last year or so dreaming of where they'll travel post-COVID. In this unforgettable journey, Rick Steves shares vivid visits to European favorites—off-beat, romantic, or just good for the soul--that he’d love to visit when we can travel again.

Rick Steves Europe Awaits (49 woords)
Travel lovers have spent the last year or so dreaming of where they’ll go post-COVID. In this 1/120 pledge event special, Rick Steves shares vivid and unforgettable visits to European favorites—off-beat, romantic, or just good for the soul—that he’d love to visit when we can travel again.

Rick Steves Europe Awaits (67 words)
Travel lovers are dreaming of where they’ll go post-COVID. In this special, Rick Steves visits some European favorites he’d love to see when we can travel again. Rick shares a montage of travel delights: Sicily, Mykonos, Porto, the Cotswolds, Tuscany, and Romania. It’s an adventure with remote beaches, gourmet food, and an English hike; Rick even drops in on an eccentric lord and a Tuscan pig farm.

Rick Steves Europe Awaits (175 words)
Travel lovers have spent the last year or so dreaming of where they’ll go post-COVID. In this unforgettable journey, Rick Steves shares vivid visits to some European favorites—off-beat, romantic, or just good for the soul—that he’d love to visit when we can travel again. 

Stow away with Rick as he explores the wonders and savors the joys of a montage of travel delights: Sicily, so tasty and historic; Mykonos, for a little Aegean romance; Porto, in the rustic and untouristed north of Portugal; the Cotswolds, for the best of the English countryside; Tuscany, Italy’s La Dolce Vita country; and Romania, with perhaps the most vivid traditional folk life in Europe. It's a far-flung adventure that comes with remote beaches, gourmet food, and an unforgettable English hike; Rick even drops in on an eccentric lord and a Tuscan pig farm.

This 1/120 pledge-event special, a celebration of the value of public television, is sure to stoke both your travel dreams and your appreciation of public television as we prepare to emerge from this pandemic.

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Rick Steves Europe Awaits (Photo: Zachary Scott) Download image

The seaside at Cefalù, on the north coast of Sicily. (Photo: Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli) Download image

 

Rick strolls through Mykonos town, on the Greek isle of Mykonos. (Photo: Rick Steves’ Europe) Download image

At the Osteria dell'Acquacheta, in the Tuscan town of Montepulciano, Giulio cleaves another slab of steak. (Photo: Rick Steves’ Europe) Download image

 

Peleș Castle in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. (Photo: Rick Steves’ Europe) Download image

Rick hitches a cart ride with a farmer in Maramureș, Romania. (Photo: Rick Steves’ Europe) Download image

 

Rabelo port-wine boat along Porto's Cais da Ribeira, on the Douro River in Portugal. (Photo: Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli) Download image

Arlington Row in the Cotswolds town of Bibury, England. (Photo: Rick Steves’ Europe) Download image

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