The whole capital city smells of mulled wine, Christmas cookies and Christmas atmosphere. Wooden decorated stands, handmade items, high Christmas trees and many lights. Where to get a cup of mulled wine with your friends, buy mistletoe or taste a traditional Christmas treat? Shorten the long wait for Christmas by visiting Christmas markets in Prague.
Christmas Market in Old Town Square
Walking distance from the apartments in Pařížská street you can find a beautiful market right in Old Town Square. There is a stage with a program filled with concerts, theatre performances and children’s dancing and singing groups. You can find a beautiful Nativity scene, mini ZOO, large Christmas tree, a viewing bridge, Snowy village and many traditional crafts. A cup of delicious red wine or punch and the whole Christmas atmosphere attracts locals as well as tourists. Old Town Square Market in Prague has been named one of the best and together with the popular Astronomical Clock forms a very busy , crowded place.
Christmas market in Wenceslas square
Spiced mulled wine, traditional Christmas goods and wooden stands can be found here. The combination of shops and Christmas markets makes Wenceslas square a pretty busy area. Despite the hectic ambience you can choose from various Christmas decorations, advent reefs or roasted chestnuts. There are fewer stands this year and their prices correspond with the price policies of a city centre.
Christmas market in Náměstí Míru
For the residents of Vinohrady there is a market right in Náměstí Míru next to St. Ludmila’s church. You can buy candles, mistletoe, Christmas reefs, presents for your loved ones, nativity scenes and much more. There is a large hand painted Nativity scene and high Christmas tree with many lights. The air is filled with cinnamon, clove and orange smell. You can taste traditional Christmas treats, pancakes or titbits from the grill. And here as well, you can enjoy Christmas festivities for children and adults alike. Within walking distance is another Christmas market in Tylovo square, very near the I.P. Pavlova station.
Christmas market in Prague Castle
The Christmas market in St. George square has a spectacular view and a wonderful location. Traditional crafts such as blacksmith, coin minting, decoration painting and wool products are all presented here. Just a short 15 minute walk from the flats in Lesser Quarter , which is exactly enough time for one soothing drink for the trip home.
Christmas market in Republic Square
In this market you will find a wide range of Christmas themed products: advent reefs, traditional food, such as Prague ham and Christmas cookies. There are many lights, smell of punch and the whole square is filled with Christmas atmosphere. This market is suitable for people living in Holešovice since it can be easily reached by tram.
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