Who doesn’t love a giveaway, and who doesn’t appreciate the wealth of knowledge and experience shared by Rick Steves when it comes to traveling in Europe?  This giveaway is super easy and you could win one of two copies of this beautiful book titled, Rick Steves Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces.

Rick Steves Travel Guru

Rick Steves is our go to travel guru for all things related to travel in Europe.  What I especially love about his abundance of practical tips is the fact that I can find anything I need on his website.  Our practice is to travel light, so no books allowed.

While in Porto, Portugal several years ago we were looking for best tips for eating with the locals… as well as best eats in Porto.  Rick never disappoints.  He referred us to Abadia do Porto, which is now one of our top 3 restaurants in Porto.  Thank you, Rick!

Travel and Art

Travel and art are synonymous.  The best thing about art is that you don’t need to be an expert to appreciate it, nor do you have to fall in love with everything you see.  What one person finds stunning and fascinating may leave the next person shaking their head.

Some of the most beautiful art we’ve come across in Europe was not in museums.  We’ve seen magnificent works of art in cathedrals, palaces, and municipal buildings to name just a few, and quite often we found them at Rick’s suggestions.


Rick Steves and Avalon Travel

We are super excited to partner with Avalon Travel in giving away two copies of Rick Steves Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces.  I am slowly savoring each page as I make my way through this beautiful 278-page book. So far, my favorites include The Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries because we’ve been fortunate enough to see them in person while in Paris.  The tapestries are magnificent so it’s wonderful to revisit them through the pages of the book.

Rick Steves

Rick Steves Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces – Pages 92 & 93.

Each of the masterpiece photos has an introduction along with history and descriptions of the work.  The book is divided in to 8 sections:

  • Prehistory
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Rome
  • Medieval Era
  • Renaissance
  • Baroque Era
  • 19th Century
  • 20th Century

Additionally, there is a 28-age appendix.

How to Enter

It’s super easy to enter and there are no strings attached.  Simply leave a comment below stating you’d like to win a copy of the book. Two winners will be chosen at random in a blind drawing.  Winners will be chosen on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 and they will be notified by email.  Books will be shipped by USPS media mail. Unfortunately, it is cost prohibitive for us to mail the book outside of the United States.

~ Good Luck & Safe Travels ~

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