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Lucky to be in the Czech Republic in Christmas season. Photo: Valentina Botica, @Brno Daily

Brno, Dec 18 (BD) – Seven days left until Christmas: people are getting in the happy-lazy festive mood, doing last-minute gift shopping, and making plans for family vacations.

Christmas decorations are everywhere and the aroma of the mulled wine is in the air on the streets. There is so much to discover in Europe! We could say that European cities are competing each other to have the finest decorations, best Christmas market, most beautiful Christmas tree, and so on.

The travel web European Best Destinations released their annual ranking of the Best Christmas holiday destinations in Europe. People from all over the world enjoy their dashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh time and bring back home the best traditional Christmas gifts at these Christmas markets.

Some of them have to make a long trip to get to their dream destination, but for us, people living in the Czech Republic, it’s easy – this country is home of three of the best Christmas European destinations!

Prague has an unforgettable Christmas atmosphere,” European Best Destinations writes. You can find a variety of traditional Czech food, beverages, wood-carved toys, Christmas decorations, and much more at the market.

Christmas in Prague. Credit: Elena Sokolnikova, @BrnoDaily

Christmas in Prague. Credit: Elena Sokolnikova, @BrnoDaily

In medieval Český Krumlov, located in the heart of Europe and listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, you will fall in love with the calm and friendly atmosphere.

At the Christmas time, many cultural events take place in the historical town center.

You can watch the “Living Bethlehem” (nativity scene), narrated by locals through music and dancing or singing “Silent Night” in various languages.

In Brno, the atmosphere very romantic and festive.

Christmas in Brno. Credit: Elena Sokolnikova, @BrnoDaily

Thousands of small white lights are everywhere, the traditional Brno’s main Christmas tree in náměstí Svobody is surrounded by Christmas market and everything looks perfect!

Take a look at náměstí Svobody and reveal a local white globe’s secrets!

 

Brno Christmas markets offer a trip into virtual reality and creative workshops for children in three modern glass city modules. There is also the Jesus Post, a wooden nativity, or ZOO Corner.

A special Christmas market is being held in Dominikánské náměstí. Gourmet Christmas offers the very best of Brno’s successful restaurants and other food establishments.

Zagreb was voted to host the best Christmas market in Europe in the European Best Destinations’ online poll, revealing one of the Croatian well-kept secrets.

Colmar, France was voted as the second best Christmas Market. Manchester city came third as it once was the first Christmas market in the United Kingdom.

European Best Destinations is the official website dedicated to the promotion and ranking of Europe’s best destinations such as the best city breaks in Europe, the best ski resorts or Christmas Markets, the most romantic destinations, the best beaches, and many other inspirational rankings.

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