Who but Rick Steves tells you what you really need to know when traveling in Europe? Rick spends four months each year exploring Europe, and his candid, humorous advice will steer you to the very best sights and museums in 12 countries. You'll beat the lines at the major monuments. You'll find hotels and restaurants that make the most of your-vacation budget. You'll discover cozy villages that take you away from the tourist-beaten path. And at the end of the day, you'll know that you used your time well, spent your money without regret, and had some unforgettable adventures along the way.