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RICK STEVES' EUROPE: Tuscany's Dolce Vita

Rick Steves relaxing at Tuscan Agriturismo, Italy.
Rick Steves' Europe
Rick Steves relaxing at Tuscan Agriturismo, Italy.

Airs Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at 4 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sunday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard, on "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"

For lots more information, check out our best-selling Rick Steves' Italy guidebook — or join us on one of our free-spirited tours in Europe.

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Rick Steves advocates smart, affordable, perspective-broadening travel.

As host and writer of the popular public television series RICK STEVES' EUROPE, and best-selling author of 40 European travel books, he encourages Americans to travel as "temporary locals."

He helps American travelers connect much more intimately and authentically with Europe — and Europeans — for a fraction of what mainstream tourists pay.

Rick Steves is on Facebook, and you can follow @RickSteves on Twitter.

App for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android

The Rick Steves Audio Europe app organizes Rick's vast and varied library of audio content into geographic-specific playlists so you can enjoy ready access to the information that relates specifically to your travel plans. You'll get Rick's self-guided tours for dozens of Europe's top museums, sights and historic walks — plus 200 tracks of travel tips and cultural insights from his radio show — all for free!

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