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Rick Steves Portugal 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 Portugal. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Portugal will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Portugal at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves Portugal 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 Portugal. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Portugal will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Portugal at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves Portugal 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 Portugal. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Portugal will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Portugal 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

5/25/2018
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Rick provides a brief introduction to his Portugal playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you plan and enjoy your best possible trip.

Duration:00:00:50

Lisbon City Walk

5/25/2018
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From the mosaic-covered streets of the Baixa neighborhood, we'll ride a funicular up to the back-alley Bairro Alto neighborhood. We'll enjoy great views, port wine, salt cod, and classic coffee. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:41:09

Fado: Singing the Portuguese Blues

5/25/2018
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Portuguese tour guides describe their nation's beloved fado music: sad songs that make everyone feel better.

Duration:00:19:00

Lisbon's Colorful Neighborhoods

11/17/2017
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Lisbon-based tour guides offer expert advice for enjoying the intimate neighborhoods of Portugal's historic capital.

Duration:00:18:31

Porto and the Douro Valley

10/1/2016
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Tour guides Cristina Duarte and Robert Wright introduce us to the historic Portuguese city of Porto and the breathtaking Douro Valley wine region nearby.

Duration:00:10:03

Ceramic Arts of Portugal

4/10/2016
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Cristina Duarte and Robert Wright, two Portugal tour guides, explain the historic importance of decorative tiles in Portuguese architecture.

Duration:00:11:15

Portugal's Algarve

12/4/2014
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Rick finds sun, seafood, and sleepy fishing villages on Portugal's southern coast.

Duration:00:18:19

A Taste of Portugal

9/17/2012
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Cristina Duarte and Maria Jose Cardoso, two guides from Portugal, share the highlights of their country's cuisine, from the seafood along its long Atlantic coast, to the hearty dishes enjoyed in the inland mountains.

Duration:00:18:02

Lisbon City Guide

9/17/2012
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Two guides from Lisbon describe the highlights of the Portuguese capital, where there's always time to be friendly and a great view seems to be around every corner.

Duration:00:22:09

Portugal's Radical Drug Policy

9/17/2012
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Rick talks with two experts on Portugal's unusual approach to drug policy, including Vitalino Canas, the architect of Portugal's law dropping criminal penalties against all narcotics users. He explains the intention behind the revamped policy and how it actually worked out in the decade that followed.

Duration:00:21:25

Touring Portugal

9/17/2012
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Two guides from Lisbon describe what makes Portugal distinctive today and share itinerary suggestions for a country that used to be a colonial powerhouse but is now a bargain "backdoor" destination for travelers wanting to enjoy a Mediterranean-style climate without the crowds.

Duration:00:27:57

Portugal Beyond Lisbon

2/20/2012
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Tour guide Cristina Duarte gives tips for enjoying the small towns and countryside of Portugal.

Duration:00:17:05