Rick Steves Italy Audio Tours
By Rick Steves
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Rick Steves Italy Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Italy's most notable museums and historic sites in Assisi, Florence, Pompeii, Milan, Naples, Rome, Siena, and Venice. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com.
||CleanFlorence: Accademia and David||Michelangelo's giant-slayer||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlorence: Renaissance Walk||From the Duomo to the Arno||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlorence: Uffizi Gallery||Top Renaissance paintings||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Colosseum||Colossal gladiator arena||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Heart of Rome Walk||Rome's intimate neighborhoods||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Jewish Ghetto||Synagogue and street life||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Ostia Antica||Ruins of ancient port town||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Pantheon||Ancient domed temple||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Roman Forum||Ruins of ancient "downtown"||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: St. Peter's Basilica||Domed center of Catholicism||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Sistine Chapel||Michelangelo's frescoes||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Trastevere||Rome's "Back Door" neighborhood||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRome: Vatican Museums||Priceless artifacts of classical and Christian worlds||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVenice: Frari Church||Art treasures in situ||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVenice: Grand Canal Cruise||A cruise down "main street"||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVenice: St. Mark's Basilica||Majestic church, mosaics||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVenice: St. Mark's Square||Cafes, art, music, history||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAssisi Town Walk||Hometown of St. Francis||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAssisi's Basilica of St. Francis||A church to honor a saint||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMilan's Duomo Neighborhood||Stroll through Italy's most modern city||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaples' Archaeological Museum||One of the world’s great museums of antiquity||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNaples City Walk||A living medieval city||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPompeii||City buried by a volcano||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSiena City Walk||Stroll through one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The Master at Work
As usual, you can depend on Rick Steves to provide exceptional tours of Italy's popular sights! Tours are detailed, informative and, at times, humorous. The quality of the recording is very good, top quality. Directions are clear and concise and the information is never boring. These tours are an excellent tool for enhancing sightseeing in Italy!
Informative and Helpful
The Forum audio tour was a great way to learn about the Forum and the buildings that used to be there. The St. Peter's tour was good, but just a drop in the bucket considering everything that is in the basilica. My only critique is that Rick came across as a bit anti-Catholic in the St. Peter's tour with some comments that he could've just left out of the podcast. All in all, easy and convenient ways to learn about these sights in Rome. Thanks, Rick!
Fun and informative
I went to Italy and used ALL of his podcasts. They are fun, informative and save you money on audioguides! I wish he had done one for Palatine hill, but I have no complaints about the others. They are clear, interesting and will make you see more than you would walking around by yourself. My favorites are the ones for the Roman forums and the Colusseum. Without the podcasts or an audioguide, you really can't tell what you're looking at! I definitely reccomend them!