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They had hope that the suffering they now endured was all part of God’s grand plan, and a loving God would reward them in the hereafter. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. The outer panel of the altarpiece was an image of Jesus, in agony, being crucified, flanked by a pale Mary and a grieving John the Evangelist. Steve: What else do you recommend Bernard? Long popular with French and German tourists, this well preserved old town of 70,000 is often overlooked and underrated by oversees travelers. Over time, fewer visitors come as pilgrims and more as tourists. Wow! France is one of the largest countries in Western Europe. This art moment — a sampling of how we share our love of art in our tours — is an excerpt from the new, full-color coffee-table book, “Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces,” by Rick Steves and Gene Openshaw. This huge tomb is the final resting place of 130,000 unidentified French and Germans who died in the muddy trenches of Verdun. It was purpose-built by King Louis IX — the only French king who is also a saint — to house Jesus’ supposed Crown of Thorns. This was good for the nobility — medieval Europe's rural landlords — but a chaotic nightmare for city merchants. The ancient Greeks pictured their gods in human form — which meant that humans are godlike. Steve: Bonjour Rick. But with his genius, he reinvented the Resurrection. Post questions and answers about travel in France. The region's many castles remind us that Alsace has been a long fought-over crossroads. Colmar's knack for trade and its local industries, such as the leather business in this tanner's quarter, added up to a strong economy. To celebrate the season, I’m sharing clips, extras, and behind-the-scenes notes from Rick Steves’ European Christmas. The Alsace — that's the area in between. Small family run hotels like this are one of the great accommodations values in Europe. Next up — Épernay, in the region called Champagne. The last canvas shows darkness descending on the pond — painted by an 80-year-old man in the twilight of his life. The patients lying in this hospital needed some hope that their suffering had a purpose. Harold was to announce to all the subjects that Edward had decided who his successor as king would be — a seemingly illegitimate duke called “William the Bastard,” known today as “William the Conqueror.”. France is a country with lots of variety, from grand cities to awe-inspiring mountains. With Rick Steves, Andreas Clemens, Georg Reichlmayr, Holger Zimmer. To enhance your art experience, you can find clips related to this artwork at Rick Steves Classroom Europe; just search for Bayeux. This asphalt ribbon ties 80 miles of vineyards, villages, and feudal fortresses into an understandably popular tourist package. But we're here in June. In the Alsace, wineries are typically passed from generation to generation. The artist might use, say, blue glass for background, green for clothes, brown for hair. The Battle was won by William. She’s actually made from two different pieces of stone plugged together at the hips (you can see the seam). Bread and water are free. Kaysersberg is a colorful bundle of 15th-century houses. Rick Steves Classroom Europe; just search for Sainte-Chappelle. The museum offers interesting historical detail describing the creation of Lady Liberty and displays many of Bartholdi's sculptures. ©2020 Rick Steves' Europe, Inc. | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy, Daily Dose of Europe: Monet’s “Water Lilies”, Daily Dose of Europe: Grünewald’s Isenheim Altarpiece, Daily Dose of Europe: Paris’ Sainte-Chapelle. The Edmonds Theater — An Extra-Large Bag of Small-Town Memories, Daily Dose of Europe: Appreciating Milano. He planted a garden with rose trellises, built a Japanese bridge, and made an artificial pond stocked with water lilies (nymphéas in French). This art moment — a sampling of how we share our love of art in our tours — is an excerpt from the new, full-color coffee-table book “Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces” by Rick Steves and Gene Openshaw. Each individual scene is interesting, and the whole effect is overwhelming. These cover the entire Christian history of the world, from the Creation to Christ to the end of the world — 6,500 square feet of glass in all. Though Jesus came to be crucified, he overcame death. Dominique: This is my cellar. In 1914, Monet, now in his seventies, began a water-lily project on a massive scale. Steve: And the wine is named after the grape. We head to Verdun to walk the trenches of World War I before visiting Reims Cathedral to marvel at Gothic splendor and Chagall's stained glass. The town's church features a centuries-old crucifix reminding us of the deep roots of Alsatian towns. Posted on October 10, 2020 October 10, 2020 Panning slowly around the museum’s hall, you can watch the scene turn from predawn darkness to clear morning light to lavender late afternoon to the glorious golden sunset. Grünewald’s happy finale is a psychedelic explosion of Resurrection joy. Pace yourself. It only takes 13 — six columns, six buttresses, and a spire. RICK STEVES ’ EUROPE: French Alps And Lyon Stream now or tune in Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 at 4 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. on … To enhance your art experience, you can find a clip related to this artwork at Rick Steves Classroom Europe; just search for Louvre. The darkness parts, and Grünewald shows a more expansive, more colorful, and cheerier world. It rhymes with "France.". It was finished in 1932. Steve and I like to illustrate the structure of a Gothic church by building one out of tourists. Get the most out of every day and dollar with Rick Steves France guidebooks, Snapshot guides and Pocket travel guides The American and British military were careful not to bomb quaintly cobbled Colmar. We've enjoyed our visit to Colmar and our stay at Maison Jund. The rich mixing of cultures has done the Alsace well. Harvest time is in the fall. The shorter Rick Steves Best of France guidebook focuses on France's top destinations and sights, is in full color, and is updated every other year. The tapestry is realistic enough that even an illiterate peasant could understand what’s happening. His joyous mission is to defeat death, just as God the Father is doing in the shower of light. Monet landscaped like he painted — filling the “blank canvas” with “brushstrokes” of shrubs and colorful flowers. Throughout France, they are carefully positioned viewpoints from which to watch the river of local life. M is Mandrace and the other M is Mongold, so my grandfather and the grand-grandfather. Today, Colmar not only survives, it thrives — with 15th- and 16th-century buildings, rich art treasures, and popular cuisine. Fiat lux. The climax of the whole tapestry is the Battle of Hastings, which pitted the invading Normans of France, led by William, against the Anglo-Saxons of England, led by Harold. Venus’ classic beauty was seen as the ideal of female grace. Rick: Steve, what's this called? William marched to London, claimed his throne, and (though he spoke no English) became king of England. No signup or install needed. Here in the Alsace, wine is the primary industry, topic of conversation, and perfect excuse for countless festivals. This museum is Colmar's touristic claim to fame. The casualty figures were numbing as day after day heroes of 19th-century wars waved their swords and thousands of troops climbed out of their trenches and ran into the bullets of 20th-century machine guns. But Europe still wears the scars of the "war that did not end all wars." Rich sounds of medieval carols abound, simple rituals are shared by families and friends, and when days are short and nights are long, it’s customary … But we know the rest of the story. In Gothic you've got pointed arches, not round arches — this is a Gothic innovation — which sends the weight of the roof out rather than down therefore we need buttresses to support the walls. In this show we'll experience the unique mix of Alsatian culture by visiting its enchanting cobbled villages, sipping a little wine, viewing art that's still as vibrant as the medieval day it was painted, tasting gourmet Alsatian cuisine, pondering the bloodiest of all WWI battlefields, going gothic at a great vathedral, and finally visiting the bubbly birthplace of Champagne. Rick Steves France, the complete guide, offers more coverage of more destinations in a mostly black-and-white format, and is updated annually. We'll be in Reims in 31 kilometers: that's about 20 miles. Bennwihr was flattened. From our Alsatian home base in Colmar, we'll drive to Verdun, Reims and finish in Épernay. Our tour concludes with one more salute to French culture. Craftsmen made the stained glass — which is, essentially, melted sand — using a recipe I call “Stained Glass Supreme”: Melt one part sand with two parts wood ash. Cairo, Egypt: The Egyptian Museum. It's a powerful, somber experience. People: My name is Dominique Freyburger... Monique Freudenstadt... Maurice Kluft. Now even the survivors of that war have died and little remains to remind us of the carnage. This cathedral is to France what Westminster Abbey is to England. A tiny seam running down the middle of the painting reminded everyone that there was a better world lying beyond. In our France guidebook, Steve and I recommend a splurge at Restaurant Le Rapp. Grünewald was a mysterious loner who had no master, no students, and left behind few paintings. The Memorial Museum de Fleury shows reconstructed scenes and models of the trench warfare that raged along the western front for over four years. And for me, one of the great joys of travel is seeing art masterpieces in person. Venus’ well-proportioned body embodied the balance and orderliness of the Greek universe. But in 1927, the “Water Lilies” were hung as Monet had instructed, in this specially built space to enhance the immersive experience. It's a tradition upon which much of the local folk culture is built. He orders his brother-in-law Duke Harold to ride off to France. Rick Steves France has a rich history, an impressive infrastructure and a tourism industry trying valiantly to cope with its big crowds. Despite the seemingly precarious setting, they manage to raise their young while keeping an ever-watchful eye over the vineyards. In this travel talk, Rick Steves guidebook co-author Steve Smith describes scintillating Paris, Normandy's D-Day beaches, Loire châteaux, Dordogne cave art, fortified Carcassonne, Burgundy vineyards, Alpine peaks, hill towns of Provence, and the glitzy French Riviera — and teaches skills for traveling in France. Now step farther back to take in the whole picture. The statue is a rare Greek original, not a Roman copy. This isn’t any particular woman, but Everywoman — all the idealized features that appealed to the Greeks. While we're missing the crushing of the grapes, we can catch a glimpse of the modern production line as it bottles the popular white wines. Hi, I'm Rick Steves, back with more of the best of Europe. The jewel of the collection is Matthias Grünewald's grippingly realistic and exquisitely painted Isenheim Altarpiece. Monet’s “Water Lilies” float serenely in two pond-shaped rooms in a Paris museum. Wine continues to fuel the local economy. Even vacationers traveling on a shoestring should spring for a fine meal in Alsace. Trading leagues were reacting to the business problems that came with feudalism. More intricate details — like folds in the robes or the line of a mouth — are created by scratching or painting the glass. The canvases at the Orangerie Museum are snapshots of Monet’s garden. Concluding there needed to be a decent final resting place, he began the ossuary project in 1920. To enhance your art experience, you can find a clip related to this artwork at Rick Steves Classroom Europe; just search for Sainte-Chappelle. Now it's time to continue our travels. And Colmar had more than its share. But the recovery of this village is remarkable. We’re not in medieval Kansas anymore. To enhance your art experience, be sure to check out Rick Steves Classroom Europe, my free collection of 400+ teachable video clips — including a visit to Monet’s garden at Giverny. Down-to-earth details keep you “reading.” The narrative is framed by a border (top and bottom) with more eye candy — some related to the story, some mere decoration. Today, his Alsatian home town is a relaxing and enjoyable getaway. The meals are served in courses (about five or six), and each one delicious. His Virgin of the Rose Garden looks as fresh and crisp as the day it was painted in 1473. The now-famous monk, Dom Pérignon, ran through the abbey shouting excitedly, "Brothers, come quickly! I'm Rick Steves. Louis came upon the crown in Constantinople while on Crusade. Jesus rockets out of the tomb, as this once-mortal man is now transformed into God. Rick: Steve, thanks for joining us. Rick Steves France 2020 - Ebook written by Rick Steves, Steve Smith. Travelers who plan ahead enjoy big rewards. Terms of Service | Privacy, Colmar, France: Alsace's Most Enchanting City, Épernay, France: Top Stop for Champagne Purists. It’s all perfectly realistic: As the left leg rises, her right shoulder droops down. The tale culminates in one of the most pivotal battles in history: The Battle of Hastings in 1066. American travel authority Rick Steves guides viewers through his favorite European cities. “Let there be light.” From the first page of the Bible, it’s clear: Light is divine. Lyon, France: City of Capitals - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide … This little museum recalls the life and work of the local boy who gained fame by sculpting America's much-loved Statue of Liberty. Who was this beautiful woman? No one knows. The ever-present symbol of the Alsace, magnificent white storks, build nests on the town's highest perches. Four hundred years before Bartholdi, Martin Schongauer was Colmar's leading artist. But that wasn’t the end of the story. Well...this glass is empty and our visit is over. Monet never lived to see the canvases in their intended space. Painted on eight mammoth curved panels, they immerse you in Monet’s world. But just a short walk away is another stunning Parisian church, with the best stained glass anywhere. Listen to Rick Steves' Europe Video with 716 episodes, free! Colmar is a scenic home base for our Alsatian explorations. This illegitimate child, until then known as “William the Bastard,” could now call himself “William the Conqueror.” Unfortunately, that’s where the Bayeux tapestry ends, because the final scene is missing, lost to history. Let's go to the church. Despite all this motion, the impression is one of stillness, as Venus orbits slowly around a vertical axis. The dry and sunny climate has produced good wine and happy tourists since Roman times. Centuries of successful wine production have built prosperous and colorful villages. There are 4,000 of old Champagnes still aging in this enoteca. Other opposites balance as well, like the smooth skin of the upper half of her body that sets off the rough-cut texture of her dress. Imagine the painstaking process of making the glass, fitting the pieces together to make a scene…and then multiply it by a thousand. Finally, an enemy horseman bends down to finish Harold off with a sword. Since then, this bubbly sparkly white wine is synonymous with a first class celebration the world over. The other great French art in the Alsace is edible art. Others think she was hugging a statue of a man or leaning on a column. No signup or install needed. For locals, Reims is "Rance." While the French claim it helps the digestion, for us it's simply an opportunity to sample some of the world's best cheeses with great red wine. In the final paintings, he cropped the scene ever closer, until there’s no reference point for the viewer — no shoreline, no horizon, no sense of what’s up or down…leaving you immersed in the experience. The region of Alsace along the German border is where two mighty nations meet. The small family-run vineyards of many villages like Bennwihr sprang back as large, efficient and successful co-ops. Some say her right arm held her dress, while her left arm was raised. For coronavirus (COVID-19) travel information, Her dress dangles suggestively; she’s both modestly covering her privates but hinting at more. He spent the better part of his life expanding and supporting this effort, and in 1952 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Originally, Colmar's canals were busy transporting goods. It's the only blended Alsatian white wine. Fifteenth-century Colmar was one of 10 cities that joined together to make the Decapolis, a league of trading cities. These inner panels put Christ’s seemingly tragic death in the wider context of his blessed birth and radiant resurrection. And after a good tour of the wine making, visitors enjoy the refreshing finale of any visit — the tasting. ©2020 Rick Steves' Europe, Inc. | Knights on horseback charge, swordsmen clash, and archers launch arrows, leaving the battlefield strewn with mangled corpses. The Latin words on Mary's halo read: "Pick me also for your child, o holy Virgin.". Mary and Jesus are encircled by it. The oldest one dates back to 1869. The face, while realistic and anatomically accurate, is also idealized — like a goddess, she’s too generic and too perfect. Only then do you see that the true subject is not really the famous water lilies but the changing reflections on the pond’s surface. In Sainte-Chapelle, medieval worshippers could stand immersed in radiant light. Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, returns to transport viewers to the continent's bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque countryside. Matthias Grunewald's gripping Isenheim Altarpiece is the museum's most important work. Bartholdi devoted years of his life to realizing the vision of a statue of liberty for America that would stand in New York City's harbor. In the village of Bennwihr, over 200 families produce grapes, and most of those grapes come here. The Venus de Milo created a sensation when it was discovered in 1820, on the Greek island of Milos. Standing like a flower-child referee between Germany and France, the … Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi (1834–1904) was a dynamic painter/photographer/sculptor with a passion for the defense of liberty and freedom. Today, the cathedral is restored and houses many old treasures, as well as a modern one... this 20th-century stained glass created by contemporary artist Marc Chagall. Europe was already in the grip of a classical fad, and this statue was a hit. To get more, politely ask "encore, s'il vous plait.". Visitors enjoy a rich blending of two great societies: French and German, Catholic and Protestant — a Latin joy of life with just enough Germanic discipline. His second show, Rick Steves' Europe , debuted in September 2000, and has aired episodes through 2019, though because he does not produce a season every year, this accounts for 10 seasons. The sun pours through the upper windows, reminding us of the symbolic importance of light to medieval Christians. It would involve huge canvases — up to 6 feet tall and 55 feet long — to hang in purpose-built rooms at the Orangerie. The thoughtful French decorate their freeways with modern art...and label the sights we'll be passing by. Architecturally speaking, these are ribs...forget the elbows. Cellar-hopping and wine-shopping is a great way to spend an afternoon on the Route du Vin. Today we travel to France, where Christmas is the stuff of dreams. Her expression is alluring yet aloof. Altogether, Monet painted 1,950 square feet of canvas. This is the oldest barrel in the cellar. Vintners here insist their area is the only place entitled to call its bubbly by that name. Please support local businesses in your community by picking up a copy from your favorite bookstore, or you can find it at my online Travel Store. Considering that we only had a few minutes to get through the audience's questions during the event, Steves wanted to make sure he had the … This is Day 22 of my “100 Days in Europe” series. Like Beethoven did when going deaf, Monet wrote his final symphonies on a monumental scale. Bernard: Perhaps the escargot? The story begins in London. The shorter Best of France guidebook focuses on France's top destinations and sights, is in full color, and is updated every other year. And for me, one of the great joys of travel is having in-person encounters with great art — which I’ve collected in a book called “Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces.” Here’s one of my favorites. The balance between fleeting motion and timeless stability made beauty. Some towns were spared, while others were destroyed. Today this canal only adds to the ambience in a neighborhood locals call "La Petite Venise" — the little Venice. Dominique: All the other wines are made only with one grape, so. So if all you want is the best of the French Riviera, this compact Snapshot guide delivers everything you'll need to … This ramshackle yet historic half-timbered house — the home of likeable winemakers André and Myriam — feels like a medieval tree house soaked in wine and filled with flowers. This art moment — a sampling of how we share our love of art in our tours — is an excerpt from the new, full-color coffee-table book Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces by Rick Steves and Gene Openshaw. Even though we’re not visiting Europe right now, I believe a daily dose of travel dreaming can be good medicine. France. And today, historians and tourists alike can stand in the presence of this precious document, stroll slowly along, and see those momentous events from nearly a thousand years ago unfold before their eyes. His profound "reverence for life" led him to Africa, where he established a hospital in 1913. To understand the purpose of this particularly gruesome crucifixion scene, it helps to know who paid for it. It was made for my grand-grandfather. Bernard: So you have Camembert, which comes from Normandy; Roquefort, a blue cheese; Comté, that comes from the Jura; that's a goat cheese; this is Bleu d'Auvergne; and this is a local cheese, a muenster. Chamonix is in the valley floor, the great city of Lyon's about an hour that way, and we're gonna see 'em all. And as her knee points one way, her head turns the other. Today, the supposed Crown of Thorns is not on display, but the church is, along with its star attraction: stained glass. This proudly decorated 16th-century building was the home of a wealthy Colmar merchant. The dazzling glory of Gothic glows brighter here than in any other church. This set in motion 400 years of conflict between England and France — not to be resolved until the 15th century. This art moment — a sampling of how we share our love of art in our tours — is an excerpt from the new, full-color coffee-table book, “Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces,” by Rick Steves and Gene Openshaw. Alsatian towns like Eguisheim are historic mosaics mixing flower-bedecked fountains, cheery old inns, and characteristic wineries colored in with half-timbered pastels. The carving over the door of the church dates from 1235. The Latin titles reinforce the main characters and key events. Fit pieces together by drizzling molten strips of lead to hold them in place. Our final stop is Epernay, the bubbly birthplace of champagne. Thanks, Steve, for all the travel tips. It was a fierce, 14-hour battle. In the central scene, Mary beams as she looks down on her baby boy, while a celestial band of angels serenades them. And for Schongauer, nature is more than a backdrop. Au revoir. See the Travel Details above for recommendations highlighted in bold, excerpted from Rick's guidebooks. We're on the way to three historical destinations: Reims, Épernay, and our first stop, Verdun. A model shows how this is a series of paintings on hinges that pivot like shutters. A German version of the marker was added in 2012, commemorating 50 years of friendship and celebrating the fact that another war today between these two nations would be unthinkable. With a few key phrases you can get an egg on top of your grilled cheese sandwich, or just the right salad. Convinced he’d found the real McCoy, he spent a fortune to build a suitable chapel to hold it — and paid triple that for the precious crown. In 1429, a young and charismatic Joan of Arc stood next to a reluctant Charles VII to ensure he accepted the crown of France. Most of the stained glass was destroyed. The hospital's goal, long before the age of pain killers, was to remind patients that Jesus understood their suffering. A few blocks away, the Unterlinden Museum, my vote for the best small museum in Europe, fills a 750-year-old former convent. Its sudden discovery (by a humble Greek farmer) made great news copy. Monet worked at Giverny, in a special studio with skylights and wheeled easels to accommodate the big canvases. Alsace has carefully coifed poodles and the best beer in France. The cathedral of Reims is a glorious example of Gothic architecture, and one of Europe's greatest churches. Historic beauty was rarely an excuse to be spared the ravages of World War II. Jesus has undergone the “resurrection of the flesh,” and now look at his skin: His perfect white epidermis would have offered hope to all the patients who meditated on the scene. They welcome visitors here with fascinating tours. Please support local businesses in your community by picking up a copy from your favorite bookstore, or you can find it at my online Travel Store. — Harold gets hit with an arrow, right in the eye. Yet even someone who's given little thought to the human cost of this battle of attrition will be deeply moved by a thoughtful visit to this somber place. You enter Sainte-Chapelle on the somber ground floor, wind your way up a tight spiral staircase, and then pop out — wow! And what were her arms (which were never found) doing? With free tasting and inexpensive bottles, French wine tasting can be an affordable sport. Visitors delight in the region's distinctive cuisine and superb wines. 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