Rick Steves recently published a book on European festivals—called “Rick Steves’ European Festivals“—that coincides with his TV special on said festivals. If you haven’t been to a European festival, you’re missing out. As written on Amazon, “Across Europe, festival traditions go back centuries and are filled with time honored pageantry and ritual. Entire communities hurl themselves with abandon into the craziness. We’ll careen all over Europe: the Palio horse races in Siena, the Highland games near Edinburgh, the colorful masquerade of Carnival in Venice, Slovenia, and Luzern, Easter festivities in Andalucía, Tuscany, and Greece, the springtime April Fair in Sevilla, Bastille Day in Paris, the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Oktoberfest in Munich, and Christmas markets and traditions in Nurnberg and Switzerland.
With fascinating insights, rich history, and vivid photos, this great gift book captures the spirit of Europe’s rich and fun-loving heritage.”
Grab it: Grab “Rick Steves’ European Festivals” by Rick Steves on Amazon from $10.39.
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