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Prague and Vienna - the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe

Christmas Holiday, Prague, Czech republic, Old town square

Attractive throughout the year thanks to the rich palette of attractions and vacation activities, Prague and Vienna gets even more interesting at the end of the year, at Christmas time, when the two cities are adorned with decorations and spoils its visitors with specific events holidays. Thanks fairytale atmosphere Christmas markets in Prague and Vienna are among the most beautiful in Europe.

Christmas markets in Prague

Prague Christmas markets open on December 1, 2012 and runs until January 6, 2013. The main markets in which there are fairs held in Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, within 5 minutes of each other. Christmas fairs in smaller markets open Havel and the Republic.

In addition to long life, Prague Christmas markets are open every day, even on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's. Visitors discover here wooden toys, jewelry, Bohemian crystal, ceramics, dolls, Christmas decorations and traditional foods. A traditional delicacy is "Trdelnik", a hot pastry, made with sugar.

The joy of children is fold in live animals, which are brought goats, sheep and donkeys. All the children held puppet shows and creative workshops where children learn to make decorations for the holidays.

Christmas markets in Vienna

Vienna is one of the most elegant cities of Europe and a popular winter destination among Romanian tourists.

The city has a long tradition of Christmas markets. Freyung market, for example, takes place since 1772. From mid-November, in Vienna Christmas markets open. Scattered among museums, palaces and buildings with spectacular architecture, Viennese Christmas markets are the delight of visitors come to discover the magic of the holidays.

Christmas Fair is the earliest appeared in Spittelberg, which opens its doors on 15 November and runs until 23 December 2012. Last Christmas market at the Riesenradplatz begins in November 17, 2012 and closes on January 8, 2013. The Christmas markets in Vienna organize concerts of carols, children's workshops and other events for the entire family.