Rick Steves' Europe: Germany & Scandinavia, Austria & The Alps, Eastern Europe 4-Disc Set

Rick Steves' Europe: Germany & Scandinavia, Austria & Alps, Eastern Europe 4 DVD 



Back Door Productions 



In southern Germany, you'll shop at an open-air market in Munich, then get an insider's tour of "Mad" King Ludwig's remarkable castles—and climb to another that's been all but forgotten. Working your way north, you'll wander around medieval Rothenburg, take a scenic river cruise, and dip into a classy mineral spa. In Berlin you'll see the amazing changes taking place since the wall tumbled down. In neighboring Denmark, Copenhagen welcomes visitors with Viking relics and cosmopolitan flair. In Norway, you'll experi-ence the best of Oslo, Bergen, rugged mountains and icy fjords. Your Scandinavian whirlwind ends with visits to sleek Stockholm and hearty Helsinki. Austria & The Alps In Vienna and Salzburg, you'll tiptoe through palaces and waltz to the beat of Johann Strauss, Mozart...and the sound of music. On your way to the Alps, you'll explore the romantic lakeside town of Hallstatt. Just over the historic Brenner Pass, you'll zoom up rock cliffs in a cable car and hike through alpine meadows in the Italian Dolomites. To the west, from French Chamonix to the Swiss Jungfrau, the Alps will delight you with cut-glass peaks, towering waterfalls, cowbells ringing on breathtaking ridges, and storybook villages where locals still scythe hay by hand and make cheese the traditional wa

In Poland, you'll rediscover Krakow's Baroque past, Warsaw's renaissance, and the power-ful lessons of Auschwitz. In Prague, you'll dive into Europe's liveliest street scene, and take a small-town side trip to Kutna Hora. To the south,. Slovenia's Julian Alps will tempt you to look up "Ljubljana" in your atlas, and Adriatic jewels like Dubrovnik will have you dreaming of Croatian destinations. In Budapest, you'll see how com-munism has become kitsch, and in Bulgaria you'll time-trip to a world of donkey carts and hidden monasteries. As a bonus, you can eavesdrop on a half-hour interview with Rick about his travel career—and enjoy some entertaining outtakes. Bonus DVD: The Rick Steves Tour Experience Travelers know that Rick Steves makes TV shows and writes guidebooks. But many don't realize that for nearly 30 years he and his guides have organized and led tours, too. This bonus DVD (not from the TV series) takes you on a 21-day trip through Europe with an actual Rick Steves tour group...in just 45 minutes.

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