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Rick Steves Paris is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Paris, audio tours of many of Paris's most notable museums and historic sites, and an excerpt from Rick's "Postcards from Europe" book. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Paris will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for Paris at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves Paris is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Paris, audio tours of many of Paris's most notable museums and historic sites, and an excerpt from Rick's "Postcards from Europe" book. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Paris will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for Paris at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves Paris is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Paris, audio tours of many of Paris's most notable museums and historic sites, and an excerpt from Rick's "Postcards from Europe" book. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Paris will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for Paris at http://www.ricksteves.com.

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English


Episodes

Good-bye Audio Europe, hello "Travel with Rick Steves"

11/1/2018
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This marks the end of Rick's Audio Europe podcast. But the good news is there are two easy ways you can keep getting this content. The first way is to subscribe to the free, weekly “Travel with Rick Steves” radio show podcast on iTunes. It brings you all the great interviews you’ve come to love, in a longer format. Or, you can download the free “Rick Steves Audio Europe” app, which includes all of Rick's radio interviews — plus dozens of walking tours through Europe’s most interesting...

Duration:00:00:24

Intro from Rick Steves

8/22/2018
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Rick provides a brief introduction to his Paris playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you plan and enjoy your best possible trip, plus audio tours of Paris' historic sites and museums.

Duration:00:01:03

Historic Paris Walk Audio Tour

8/22/2018
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Paris, the City of Light, is a beacon of civilization. See majestic Notre-Dame, the stained glass of Sainte-Chapelle, the bohemian Left Bank, the River Seine, and the bustling city of today. Allow about four hours to do justice for this three-mile walk. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:23:20

Orsay Museum Audio Tour

8/22/2018
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Impressionist art features sun-dappled fields, bright colors, and crowded Parisian cafes. This is the best general collection anywhere of Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, van Gogh, Cezanne, and Gauguin. Allow about 90 minutes for this tour. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:56:19

Père Lachaise Cemetery Audio Tour

8/22/2018
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This one-way tour leads through the car-free streets of this peaceful city of the dead, stopping at elaborate stone monuments to some of the cemetery’s best-known residents, including Oscar Wilde, Frédéric Chopin, Edith Piaf, and Jim Morrison. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Rue Cler Walk Audio Tour

8/22/2018
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With its traditional shops, casual cafés, and traffic-free charm, Rue Cler is quintessential Paris. This short stroll offers insights into Parisian rituals, from the daily baguette to cheek-kissing to painstaking deliberations over wine and cheese. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:54:03

Wandering Paris

8/22/2018
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When author Fred Plotkin goes to Paris, he avoids the crush by ambling through its neighborhoods, with no particular plan in mind. He joins Rick to explain why he thinks Paris is meant to be savored on foot.

Duration:00:12:05

Louvre Museum Audio Tour

2/28/2018
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To see all of this mega-museum would be in-Seine. We'll focus on essential masterpieces — Venus de Milo, Winged Victory, statues by Michelangelo, and — of course — the Mona Lisa. Allow at least two hours for this tour. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:57:41

Versailles Palace Audio Tour

2/28/2018
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Around 1700, this massive palace of Louis XIV was the cultural heartbeat of Europe. Explore the chandeliered mansion and stroll its immense, landscaped backyard dotted with statues and fountains. Allow two or three hours to do justice to this tour. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:51:27

Versailles Palace Sightseeing Tips

11/17/2017
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The Palace of Versailles, near Paris, can be overwhelmed with visitors. Rick and two French guides offer expert tips for planning an enjoyable visit to Europe's most extravagant palace.

Duration:00:11:53

David McCullough on Americans in Paris

7/11/2017
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Historian David McCullough introduces Rick to some of the most influential "Americans in Paris" of the 19th century, detailed in his book "The Greater Journey."

Duration:00:17:44

Elaine Sciolino's Everyday Paris

7/11/2017
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New York Times correspondent Elaine Sciolino tells Rick what makes her own neighborhood in Paris feel like home and discusses her book "The Only Street in Paris."

Duration:00:18:01

Parisians

10/1/2016
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Author Graham Robb introduces us to some of the people who've helped define today's stylish city of Paris.

Duration:00:10:27

Paris Day Trips

12/4/2014
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Two tour guides from France, Elisabeth Van Hest and Antoine Bonfils, explain your options for visiting the top sights outside Paris.

Duration:00:14:44

How Paris Became Paris

12/4/2014
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Joan de Jean, author of "How Paris Became Paris," tells Rick how Louis XIV envisioned and built the city we know and love today.

Duration:00:18:02

French Impressionism

12/4/2014
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Tour guide Elisabeth Van Hest explains where to go to enjoy the best of French Impressionism in Paris.

Duration:00:14:59

Food Markets of Paris

3/6/2014
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Marjorie R. Williams, co-author of "Markets of Paris," explains how to shop like a local at the many outdoor food markets of Paris.

Duration:00:17:24

Eat Like a Parisian

3/6/2014
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Mary Bouron, an American who has made Paris her home, explains how to navigate the cuisine scene (and understand the mind-set of your French waiter) on your next trip to her adopted home town.

Duration:00:18:04

Street Markets of Paris

9/26/2013
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Marjorie R. Williams, co-author of "Markets of Paris," gives tips on enjoying Paris through its specialty street markets.

Duration:00:11:41

Walk Like a Parisian

4/11/2013
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American Mary Bouron, who married a Frenchman and now lives in Paris, shares her tips and tricks for walking, talking, and eating like a real Parisian.

Duration:00:18:27