5 Travel Ideas for a Fairytale Christmas in Europe

Prague, Czech Republic

Winter in Prague is chilly and crisp, but that doesn’t prevent the elegant Czech capital to be one of Europe’s most festive and christmassy cities.

Its gorgeous Gothic buildings covered in fresh snow and the cobbled alleys of the Old Town whispering about ghosts of a tumultuous past simply take your breath away, while Prague Christmas Market, one of the most famous in Europe, is a wonderful place to discover the traditions, cultural values, and delicious cuisine of this landlocked Central European country steeped in history.

Warm up with a hot mug of mulled wine or a spin on the ice skating rink; fill your shopping bag with all sorts of glistening decorations; or attend one of the fabulous concerts that take place in the city’s remarkable churches and halls during Christmas.