Rick Steves' European Christmas (video)

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Rick Steves' European Christmas gives viewers a look at sacred, intimate family Christmas traditions. From England to Norway, Burgundy to Bavaria, Rome to the top of the Swiss Alps, locals brimming with holiday cheer celebrate Christmas in seven European countries, including a very memorable Christmas Eve Mass at St. Peter's in Rome. For more information on Rick Steves' European Christmas — including the European Christmas DVD, Blu-ray, Music CD and Book — visit www.ricksteves.com.

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Christmas Eve is finally here and all over Europe people are celebrating in their own unique ways. In England, families await the arrival of Father Christmas; in Norway friends join hands in song; in Burgundy, a toast starts the celebration feast; at the Vatican, people pack St. Peter's to attend a glorious midnight mass; and, as Christmas day dawns, a joyful chorus heralds the birth of Jesus. Fr…
High in Switzerland, the mighty Alps seem to shout the glory of God. Up here, where villages huddle under towering peaks, Christmas fills a wintry wonderland with good cheer. Traditions are strong and celebration comes with families, friends, and fun. It may be cold outside, but, as the sun sets, it's impossible not to linger in this cozy setting. For more information on Rick Steves' European Chr…
From Piazza Navona's Christmas market to the ultimate manger scene in front of St. Peter's Basilica, the city of Rome bursts with Christmas traditions. La Befana and Babbo Natale delight children and travelers alike, and help to make the season memorable. In Tuscany, sacred music and prayer infuse the tranquil landscape, and living nativities recreate the town of Bethlehem on the most holy of nig…

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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 10th, 2006
Latest Episode
Dec 22nd, 2006
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
7
Avg. Episode Length
9 minutes

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