Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | Join Rick Steves for a colorful, musical celebration of Christmas across Europe. From England to Wales, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Italy, you’ll see the bright Christmas markets, hear local choirs, share holiday traditions with families…and even play in the snow.

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  1. Rick Steves' Christmas through rose-colored glasses and fantasy. The reality– Europe, the continent of pogroms, massacres, and the Holocaust. Mass graves and blood-soaked soil throughout their land.

  2. My friend told me that Europe has been invaded by foreigners who do not celebrate Christmas. They are darker than Europeans and practice Sherri law or something like that. He told me that they have 20 children per family and soon they will be the majority there. All of this on this video will be part of the past. But I don't know!!

  3. Nice and cheerful Christmas celebrations. Europe observes Christmas pretty well and still keeps to the spiritual and traditional aspects of the holiday which lives up to the true meaning of Christmas. Giving, sharing, singing praises, thanksgiving and most important of it all family and all its fun!

  4. Pity that only half of Europe was covered. There are more wonderful traditions from Prague and Budapest to Sofia in the South, Helsinki and Tallin in the North, not to speak of St.Petersburg and Moskow — and all the lands in-between. If I am wrong and Mr Steves or someone else did cover them in another video, please, put a link up here. πŸ™‚

  5. Actually, certain shepherds had their flocks out all year round, so this myth that the Church decided the date to match the pagans we can just add to the collection of untruths propagated against the Church. Jesus’ conception is also celebrated nine months before, and their was no pagan holiday then.

  6. What a wonderful, wholesome documentary. It almost brought tears to my eyes. God bless you and your family, and thank you for showcasing the colourful variety and diversity of European traditions at Christmas.

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