In spite of its now firmly-established reputation for British stag parties sullying its picturesque cobbled streets, Prague still has endless amounts to offer as a city break destinations.
Anyone that has visited Prague will attest to just how beautiful a city it is and there can be few times of the year when it is more enchanting than at Christmas.
From November 28th – 30th, the first advent weekend of the holy season, the city of Prague hosts the 18th annual International Festival of Advent & Christmas Music. Choirs from all over the world will compete for its coveted prize, aiming to display their prowess in recanting much loved examples of festive song.
Named after the Czech classical music luminary, the Petr Eben Award is granted to the choir who best interprets a piece of the composer”s music, should they choose to do so.
There are also a number non-competitive performances taking place all over the city in such venues as the Christmas market in the Andel region and in churches in many other districts.
The captivating architecture and culture of Prague provides the perfect backdrop to such a wonderfully atmospheric occasion – surely one not to be missed this winter.
Prague was founded sometime in the ninth century and is currently home to just over one million people. Prague Castle is widely acknowledged as being the largest surviving ancient castle in the world.
Culture and Sightseeing – City Tours – Whichever city you are in these tours will help to ensure you do not miss a thing.