Rick Steves Italy Audio Tours

Sinopse

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, Rome, and Venice. Each tour includes a PDF companion map. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at www.ricksteves.com.

Episódios

  • Florence: Uffizi Gallery

    Florence: Uffizi Gallery

    04/12/2019 Duração: 01h01min

    The world's best collection of Italian Renaissance painting shows off the beauty of nature in all its three-dimensional glory, including masterpieces by Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael, plus Botticelli's "Birth of Venus." Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Milans Duomo Neighborhood

    Milan's Duomo Neighborhood

    28/02/2018 Duração: 01h15min

    This short but culturally rich stroll through Italy’s most modern city takes us from atop the statue-studded cathedral, through the elegant Galleria arcade — passing opulent window displays and well-dressed locals — to the famous La Scala Opera House. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Naples Archaeological Museum

    Naples' Archaeological Museum

    28/02/2018 Duração: 58min

    One of the world’s great museums of antiquity, Naples' Archaeological Museum boasts supersized statues, decorations from Pompeii and Herculaneum, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with the ancient world. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Naples City Walk

    Naples City Walk

    28/02/2018 Duração: 01h38min

    Naples, a living medieval city, is its own best sight. This walk takes us through the crusty heart of town — past lively markets, flapping laundry, and more fights and smiles per cobblestone than anywhere else in Italy. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Siena City Walk

    Siena City Walk

    28/02/2018 Duração: 01h20min

    his stroll through one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities leads from the spacious Il Campo square, to the art-filled cathedral, to local shops in narrow alleyways — all of it delightfully traffic-free. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Heart of Rome Walk

    Rome: Heart of Rome Walk

    01/08/2016 Duração: 01h08min

    This walk winds through an urban village of narrow lanes, panoramic piazzas, fanciful fountains, and some of Europe’s best people-watching. Allow about 2 hours for this mile-long walk. If you're going to visit the Pantheon, download the companion audio tour available in this playlist. And don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Vatican Museums

    Rome: Vatican Museums

    06/07/2016 Duração: 54min

    Set in an immense and lavish papal palace decorated by the likes of Michelangelo and Raphael, the Vatican Museums are a treasure chest of the ancient world, holding some of the greatest art anywhere. This tour leads you right up to the Sistine Chapel, covered in a separate audio tour. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Pantheon

    Rome: Pantheon

    01/11/2015 Duração: 23min

    Ancient Rome's best-preserved temple captures Rome at its enlightened peak. Stand under the solemn dome, marvel at the engineering, and picture pious Romans worshipping their pagan gods. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Sistine Chapel

    Rome: Sistine Chapel

    01/11/2015 Duração: 28min

    Michelangelo's colorful frescoes depict Christian history from the Creation to the Last Judgment. It includes the art world's most iconic image — the touching fingers of God and Man. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: St. Peters Basilica

    Rome: St. Peter's Basilica

    01/11/2015 Duração: 54min

    The greatest church in Christendom has a cavernous interior, a grave of St. Peter, and the Pieta — all under the watchful presence of Michelangelo's magnificent dome. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Roman Forum

    Rome: Roman Forum

    01/11/2015 Duração: 40min

    "Friends, Romans, Travelers, lend me your earbuds." Resurrect the ancient rubble of Rome's center — the world of Vestal Virgins, passionate orators, conquering generals, and sleazy emperors. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Colosseum

    Rome: Colosseum

    01/11/2015 Duração: 41min

    Tour ancient Rome's most enduring monument, seeing where emperors sat, gladiators warmed up, and thousands cheered. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Florence: Renaissance Walk

    Florence: Renaissance Walk

    31/10/2015 Duração: 54min

    Florence birthed the Renaissance. Enjoy its soaring church dome, famous statues, lazy river, and world-class gelato. Walk the same narrow streets as Michelangelo, the Medicis, and Florentines today. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Florence: Accademia and David

    Florence: Accademia and David

    31/10/2015 Duração: 25min

    David is the very symbol of Renaissance optimism and one of Europe's great sightseeing thrills. We'll also see Michelangelo's Prisoners — unfinished statues that give insight into this troubled genius. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Trastevere

    Rome: Trastevere

    02/05/2012 Duração: 26min

    Explore the colorful neighborhood "across the Tiber." It's a world of lovers kissing on Vespas, kids playing soccer, and narrow lanes draped with drying underwear. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Jewish Ghetto

    Rome: Jewish Ghetto

    01/05/2012 Duração: 24min

    For centuries, Rome's Jewish ghetto has been the site of both relentless persecution and the undying pride and solidarity of a tight-knit community. Though most of the old ghetto has been torn down, you can still find a few reminders of the Roman Jews' storied past and lively present. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Rome: Ostia Antica

    Rome: Ostia Antica

    30/04/2012 Duração: 29min

    An exciting day trip from Rome, this ruined ancient city is similar to Pompeii but less touristed. Walk through ancient apartments, shops, temples, and baths of ordinary Romans. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Venice: Grand Canal Cruise

    Venice: Grand Canal Cruise

    26/04/2012 Duração: 39min

    This nautical joyride on a public vaporetto snakes through the heart of Venice — under the Rialto Bridge, and past churches with soaring domes and markets with stinky squid. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Venice: St. Marks Square

    Venice: St. Mark's Square

    25/04/2012 Duração: 43min

    Venice's center is a gathering spot for the whole world. Admire the one-of-a-kind basilica, the Doges Palace, the shops, the music-filled cafes… and the magical piazza they enclose. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

  • Venice: St. Marks Basilica

    Venice: St. Mark's Basilica

    24/04/2012 Duração: 47min

    Explore the onion-domed exterior and exotic interior with its famous mosaics and jeweled art. The walk ends with a great view over St. Mark's Square. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

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