• 27.12.2015
  • Tereza Vítková

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic

There's no other evening quite as magical as Christmas Eve. It's a lovely time of dinner preparations, anticipation and family traditions... Every family celebrates special holidays in their own way, join us on our journey through typical Czech Christmas traditions.

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo
First step is to turn the Christmas tree into a decoration masterpiece

 

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The secret to a pretty Christmas tree is decorating in layers

 

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo
It doesn't need much effort and imagination to make festive Christmas dinner table decorations

 

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo
Czech traditional Christmas dinner often consists of fried carp with potato salad

 

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo
Wrapping a gift is actually really easy (especially with your own tags)

 

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo
Cover all the indoor spaces with a Christmas decoration 

 

Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo
Christmas Eve in the Czech Republic by Guidilo

Christmas just wouldn't be the same without cookies (curkoví)

 

To find out more about Czech Christmas customs, check our infographic

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