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Fun and Odd Christmas Facts:
Did you know: Here is another English Christmas tradition, this one from ancient days and memorialized in a carol from the 1400’s: The festivities included serving a Boar’s Head on a platter!
Fun Holiday Solo Travel Destination:
The Czech Republic is perfect to celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s!
-There are 6 historic synagogues in the city center, including the Spanish Synagogue and Old-New Synagogue. Additionally, visitors can tour the well-known Old Jewish Cemetery, the Jewish Museum in Prague and the Jewish Ceremonial Hall.
-Prague is also a city of many churches from the Bethlehem Chapel, St. Clement’s Cathedral, St. Vitus Cathedral and St. George’s Basilica. From the singing of the carol as to the 10th-century “Good King Wenceslaus” to St. Stephen’s Day, the Prague celebration continues through Dec 26.
-Patrons of history, the art and architecture will find much to enjoy from the Charles Bridge, Prague Castle and Old Town Hall with its Astronomical Clock fascinating tourists year-round and the multiple nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites..
-There are plenty of ways to relax from sampling local wines and cuisine to taking advantage of local spas and nearby resorts within 60 miles of Prague’s city center.
-Naturally, Prague has abundant shopping options and lively holiday markets. Save room for local hot wine/medovina!
-Top hotels in the Czech Republic do have lower than Paris and London, but, as is the case virtually globally, Dec 22-1st week of Jan. will carry a premium for the holidays.
See our Czech packages + use our hotel search box for more information about this great destination.