The Prague Christmas market in the Czech Republic with their magical atmosphere, local Christmas traditions, great shopping and delicious food are one of the best Christmas markets in Europe. 

Why Choose Prague for Christmas Markets

The main reason why we love the Christmas markets in Prague is that they aren’t as big as those in Germany or Austria, so you can get a more authentic festive atmosphere here. The most popular markets are located close to each other and you can easily walk from one to another, there is no need to use public transportation.

When to Go to the Prague Christmas Markets

Typically, the biggest and the most popular Prague Christmas markets at (Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square, Republic Square) start at the beginning of December and last until the beginning of January. 

Where are the Best Christmas Markets in Prague?

These are the best Prague Christmas markets, the biggest and most popular, but also the busiest as most tourists head here:  - Old Town Square (Staromestske namesti) - Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namesti) - Republic Square (Namesti Republiky) - Prague Castle (Prazsky hrad)

What do Czech Christmas Markets look like?

Czech Christmas markets are usually nestled around a decorated and lit Christmas tree, and one of the nicest things to see in Prague. The biggest and the most well-known is the one in Old Town Square.

What to Buy at the Czech Christmas Markets

You might be overwhelmed by the great selection of Christmas merchandise in the markets because it all looks so pretty and it’s hard to decide what to get. Tap the link below to see some of the typical items that you should check out.