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Rick Steves’ Europe: Barcelona And Catalunya

Airs Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Rick Steves, enjoying the shade in Salvador Dali's back yard, introduces us to more of the best of Europe with his all-new series.

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The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. We'll get caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter.

Then we'll take a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finish with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country seaside Cadaques to visit his home and nearby Figures to experience his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum. Get more travel details about Rick's trip.

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Video Excerpt: Rick Steves' Europe: Barcelona And Catalunya

Above: Catalunya's town of Figueras is home to the trailblazing artist Salvador Dali and the museum that displays his life's work. The nearby fishing village Cadaques features another museum of sorts, Dali's home, where even the furniture is a work of provocative and playful surrealist art.

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