Rick Steves at ancient site

Rick Steves On Where To Visit In Europe Based On Your Interests

By Mina Elwell


Travel expert Rick Steves recommends using your personal interests to craft your trip, as you never know what unexpected detour will become the highlight of your journey.
Italy and France are well-known havens for foodies, but Steves also recommends tapas in Spain, a food tour in Porto, Portugal, or seafood in Amsterdam.
If you primarily want to see great art, you have no shortage of options to choose from. Rick Steves personally loves seeing art at the Louvre in Paris or Florence, Italy.
To see lesser-known museums and artwork, Steves suggests visiting London's Wallace collection, Rome's Borghese Gallery, or Paris's Cluny Museum.
History buffs may want to prioritize education. You can see ancient art in a replica of the Lascaux Caves in France or remember D-Day on the beaches of Normandy.
Lovers of history will also enjoy the remains of architecture from the Roman Empire in Italy or the 2,000-year-old stone-walled Dun Aengus towering over the sea in Ireland.