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

Rick Steves Spain 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 Spain. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Spain will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll find related travel information for Spain at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves Spain 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 Spain. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Spain will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll find related travel information for Spain 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 Spain playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you plan and enjoy your best possible trip.

Duration:00:01:03

Barcelona City Walk

8/22/2018
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Stroll the Ramblas boulevard and into the historic Barri Gòtic neighborhood. It’s a world of tangled lanes, boutiques, the majestic cathedral, a Roman temple, and — everywhere — reminders of the proud Catalunyan spirit. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:36:38

Madrid City Walk

8/22/2018
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We’ll walk from Madrid’s modern center, Plaza del Sol, to the Royal Palace and back. Along the way we’ll ogle stuffed bulls’ heads, buy cookies from nuns, and sample chocolate and churros. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:26:48

Basque Country Surprises

8/22/2018
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Travel writer Dave Seminara joins Rick to describe the one-of-a-kind culture found among the Basque people of Spain and France. He writes about his overseas escapades and observations in his book "Bed, Breakfast and Drunken Threats."

Duration:00:12:06

Artists of Spain

5/25/2018
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Two art enthusiasts describe top sites in Spain where you can experience firsthand the groundbreaking contributions of that nation's greatest artists.

Duration:00:11:41

Saints and Celebrations in Spain

11/17/2017
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There are hundreds of national and regional saints in Spain, and many of them have festivals that bring their communities out to celebrate. Tour guides from Spain explain the importance of local saints to their national identity.

Duration:00:11:26

Sevilla's April Fair

11/17/2017
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Tour guide Concepción Delgado from Sevilla explains how the annual April Fair animates her city and anchors a season of outdoor festivals in southern Spain.

Duration:00:10:07

Andalucía — Icon of Spain

9/8/2017
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Andalucía is the Spanish region where travelers find many of the things that set Spain apart from other countries. Tour guide Concepción Delgado explains the culture of this stylish area in the south of Spain.

Duration:00:19:06

Getting Around Spain

9/8/2017
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Madrid-based tour guides explain recent improvements to Spain’s high-speed passenger trains and freeways.

Duration:00:11:47

Madrid Side Trips

9/8/2017
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Spanish tour guides recommend memorable side trips from Spain’s modern capital, Madrid. Highlights include Toledo, El Escorial, Salamanca, Segovia, and Ávila.

Duration:00:17:59

Music of Spain

1/30/2017
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Spanish tour guide Federico Garcia Barroso introduces us to the regional musical styles of Spain.

Duration:00:11:49

Jamón

1/30/2017
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Rick talks with friends from Spain about why they're convinced their ham — or "jamón" — is the best in the world.

Duration:00:10:31

Wines of Spain

4/10/2016
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Guides from Spain introduce us to the underrated pleasures of their favorite Spanish wines, and offer advice on how to pair these high-quality, low-priced vintages with Spanish cuisine.

Duration:00:18:02

Easter in Sevilla

4/10/2016
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Concepción Delgado, a tour guide based in Seville, gives us a glimpse into Holy Week in Andalucía in southern Spain.

Duration:00:15:34

Live Like a Spaniard

12/4/2014
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Amanda Buttinger and Federico Garcia Barroso, tour guides based in Madrid, offer tips on how to fit in next time you're in Spain.

Duration:00:12:17

Toledo

7/31/2014
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Spanish tour guides Jorge Roman and Francisco Glaria chat with Rick about the highlights of their country's spiritual capital, Toledo.

Duration:00:17:45

Andalucía

7/31/2014
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Madrid-based tour guides Federico Garcia Barroso and Javier Menor explain how the southern region of Andalucía is home to many of the time-honored traditions of Spain.

Duration:00:18:48

A Taste of Basque Country

3/6/2014
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Francisco Glaria and Agustin Ciriza, two guides from Basque country, walk us through their region's culinary specialties.

Duration:00:17:46

Basque Country

4/11/2013
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Two guides from the Basque country of Spain discuss the enduring and unique qualities of one of Europe's oldest cultures.

Duration:00:21:39