• Meet Our Newest Batch of Wonderful Guides

    9 days ago - By Rick Steves

    I'm so excited to introduce you to our 26 new tour guides!
    I just spent more than a week with this gang, and I couldn't be prouder to have them on board at Rick Steves' Europe Tours. Each one of them has a deep, personal knowledge of the regions in which they guide - and after a week of intensive training and the necessary apprenticing in Europe with our senior guides, they will be ready to meet and even exceed the very high expectations of our travelers.
    I'm particularly thankful for the high caliber of these guides because it means we can continue to grow as a tour company without...
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  • Exhilarating Fun with Our Family of Rick Steves Tour Guides

    Exhilarating Fun with Our Family of Rick Steves Tour Guides

    9 days ago - By Rick Steves

    We just flew in more than 140 tour guides from across Europe and the USA for an intense week of workshops, radio interviews, tour reunions, travel talks...and rip-roaring fun.
    I love our guides. They are remarkable people - big personalities who embrace life with gusto and passion. Here's a little series of photos that capture a few of the countless wonderful moments that filled our time together.
    For six nights, well over a hundred tour guides packed various venues with events around town (and, later on, many invaded the bars on Main Street for after-parties).
    For me, a highlight of the...
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