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Why visit Prague for Christmas Holiday

Prague is especially unique during Christmas

Fireworks2016 150x150 - Why visit Prague for Christmas HolidayPrague is very special all year long. However, during the festive Prague Christmas season, it exudes an even more attractive and unique atmosphere, mainly thanks to the locals and tourists that really do embrace this time of year. The aroma of hot mulled wine mixed with cinnamon from traditional Czech Christmas cookies is everywhere. Along with the scent of the freshly cut pine trees at the Christmas markets, and Frankincense in every church. A truly unique and once in a lifetime experience.

Prague is the most Incredible city of churches

Prague’s unique Baroque churches are famous for their nativity scenes which take pride of place in every church during this season. You can also hear old Czech Christmas carols sung and played everywhere, which makes the place come alive with Christmas charm. For you, as a visitor, Prague is also a great place to buy Christmas presents for your family and friends.

You will be overwhelmed by the many hand made candles, herbal soaps, incredible handmade Czech Christmas glass tree ornaments, as well as beautiful calendars with pictures from famous Czech painters such as Josef Lada. For whom, the winter season was such a unique way to highlight the Czech tradition. There are also very old books and prints at many of the antique shops as well as authentic Czech wooden toys for your little ones. You will be spoiled by the choices!

Prague lights up with unbelievable Christmas Celebration

In Prague you can really feel the spirit of Christmas at every corner, Most Czechs take the streets during this season when tourists are fewer. Old Town square becomes a fairy tale place of activity and lights.  You can go from cafes to bars to restaurants filled with partying people full of Christmas cheer. If you are here on New Years Eve expect the city to go mad with fireworks.

Book your Prague Christmas accommodation and Activities Early

Christmas and New Years Eve in Prague is considered the high season. so, always book your private tours, hotel, and any activities early to ensure you a good rate.  Unlike many other agencies Prestige Prague Tours offers discounts on luxury custom Christmas tours in Prague. You can even take one of our special winter skiing day trips from Prague.  Looking forward seeing you in Prague for Christmas.

Written by Zaneta Endlicher (Professional Private Guide/Delgate) at Prestige Prague Tours