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Prague Christmas 2014

Opening times in Prague throughout December:

The Christmas markets attract visitors to Prague throughout December, including over Christmas and on New Year's Eve. As well as the general festive atmosphere in the city there is a range of sightseeing and entertainment on offer every day

Prague Travel Guide Information
What is open and when in Prague?
29th November - 23rd December 2014
Christmas markets are open - Christmas markets.

Sightseeing tours and tourist attractions operate as normal.

There are theatre, opera, ballet and classical concerts, including festive performances.

Bars, cafés, restaurants and shops are open.

The metro and trams run a normal service - public transport information.

24th December 2014
Public Holiday. Christmas markets are open.
 Prague Christmas markets

Christmas Eve is the most festive day of Christmas in the Czech Republic, and is the one day when a significant number of businesses close or have limited opening hours.

Many tourist attractions close their interiors. However, the squares and pedestrian areas (one of the major attractions of Prague) are naturally open for visitors to stroll around.
Sightseeing tours operate in the morning only.

There are festive classical concerts and theatre performances to enjoy in the afternoon and early evening.

A limited number of cafés and bars open for drinks and light food. BUT, only selected restaurants open, so we strongly recommend making advance reservations.

Among shops, only small convenience stores are open.

The metro and trams run a Saturday service during the day (regular trams + metro in 7-8 minute intervals). From 18:00-24:00 metro runs in 15 minute intervals. From 16:00-18:00 limited trams. From 18:00-04:30 night trams run in 30 minute intervals.
The Funicular Railway at Petrin operates 09:00-18:00.

More information: Prague Christmas Planner
25-26th December 2014
Public Holidays. Christmas markets are open.

Most sightseeing tours and tourist attractions, restaurants, bars, cafés, shops, theatre, opera and ballet operate as normal. Plus there are festive classical concerts.

The metro and trams run a Sunday service during the day and early evening (regular trams + metro in 7-8 minute intervals). From 21:00-24:00 metro runs in 15 minute intervals. From 21:00-04:30 night trams run in 30 minute intervals.

The Funicular Railway at Petrin operates 09:00-21:00 on 25th December; 09:00-23:20 on 26th December.

More information: Prague Christmas Planner

27-30th December 2014
Christmas markets are open.

Sightseeing tours and tourist attractions, restaurants, bars, cafés, shops, theatre, opera, ballet, concert and public transport operate as normal.

31st December 2014
Christmas markets are open.

Sightseeing tours, tourist attractions and shops operate with restricted opening hours.

Concert venues and theatres have afternoon and early evening performances.

Restaurants, bars, clubs and other nightlife have extended opening hours, and many put on special New Year's Eve events.

The metro runs a normal service all day and night, extended until 01:30am (last trains begin their journey at 01:00am). Trams run a normal service during the day until 20:00. From 20:00-04:30 night trams run in 15 minute intervals.
The Funicular Railway at Petrin operates 09:00-20:00.

More information: Prague New Year's Eve Planner

01st January 2015
Public Holiday. Christmas markets are open.

Most shops, bars, cafés, restaurants, theatre, opera, ballet, sightseeing tours and tourist attractions operate as normal.
There are special New Year's Day concerts at the major concert halls.

The metro and trams run a Sunday service (regular trams + metro in 7-8 minute intervals).
The Funicular Railway at Petrin operates a normal service.

02nd-04th January 2015
Christmas markets are open.

Shops, bars, cafés, restaurants, theatre, opera, ballet, concerts, sightseeing tours, tourist attractions and public transport operate as normal.

05-11th January 2015
Christmas markets are open at Wenceslas Square only.

The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the birth of Christ on the 7th January - Prague attracts many Russian visitors around this period.
Shops, bars, cafés, restaurants, theatre, opera, ballet, concerts, sightseeing tours, tourist attractions and public transport operate as normal.
Prague InformationChristmas 2014
HIGHLIGHTS
Christmas Markets
Old Town Square:
29th Nov-04th Jan:
Daily 10:00-22:00

Wenceslas Square:
29th Nov-11th Jan:
Daily 10:00-22:00.
more info
Christmas Tree
29th Nov: 17:00
Lighting of the Christmas tree at Old Town Square.
Mikulas Day
05th Dec: from 16:00 at Old Town Square.
more info
Ice Rink
06th Dec-31st Jan:
Daily 10:00-21:30
Ovocny trh (behind Estates Theatre), Old Town.
more info
Christmas Eve
24th Dec:
16:00 Christmas Mass for children at some churches
16:30 Christmas Mass at Tyn Church
21:00 Open-air Christmas Mass at Old Town Square
24:00 Midnight Mass at Strahov Monastery and other churches.
more info
Christmas Planner
24-26th Dec:
What's open and when over Christmas.
more info
New Year's Eve
31st Dec: Celebrations & midnight fireworks.
more info

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