Burgundy, France: Village Life – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Burgundy: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/burgundy French rural living celebrates simple pleasures. A great way to experience that is to rent a house in the country. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe.…

Cornwall, England: Tin Mines – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Cornwall: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/cornwall The evocative coast of Cornwall, England, is dotted with 19th-century Industrial Age ruins. The iconic smokestacks today are the dramatic remnants of Cornwall’s now-dead tin-mining industry, which just couldn’t compete with cheap tin…

Waterford, Ireland: The Oldest City in Ireland – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Waterford: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/ireland/waterford-county-wexford Waterford is the main city of southeast Ireland, and claims to be the oldest city in the entire country. The Vikings landed here in 850 and established the town as base for piracy.…

Granada, Spain: Reconquista Legacies – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Granda: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/spain/granada Granada, Spain’s cathedral facade, built shortly after the Reconquista, declares triumph for the victorious Christian forces. The adjacent Royal Chapel provided a fitting resting place for Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand…

Volterra, Italy: Etruscan Haven – Rick Steves Travel BIte

More info about travel to Volterra: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy/tuscan-hill-towns Like many popular Tuscan towns, Volterra sits on an Etruscan foundation. Its Etruscan Museum is filled top to bottom with precious artifacts from centuries before Christ. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this…

Toledo, Spain: Magnificent Cathedral – Rick Steves Travel Bite

More info about travel to Toledo: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/spain/toledo Toledo, Spain’s leading Catholic city, has a magnificent cathedral. Shoehorned into the old center, its exterior rises brilliantly above the medieval clutter. And the interior — so lofty and vast — is celebrated…

Wittenberg and Wartburg, Germany: Luther Sights – Rick Steves Travel Bite

More info about travel to Germany: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany Wittenberg’s top sight, the Lutherhaus, is where Martin Luther lived. Today, it’s an excellent museum displaying original artifacts. Nearby Wartburg Castle is another popular stop on the Luther trail. This is where Luther…