Rick Steves' European Christmas by Rick StevesRick Steves' European Christmas by Rick Steves

Rick Steves' European Christmas

byRick Steves, Valerie Griffith

Paperback | August 27, 2013

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Rick Steves, America's expert on Europe, teams up with co-author Valerie Griffith to explore the rich and fascinating mix of traditions—Christian, pagan, musical, and edible—that led to the Christmas festivities we enjoy today.

Rick brings home an authentic, surprising portrait of holiday celebrations in England, Norway, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. Romans cook up eels, Salzburgers shoot off guns, Germans buy "prune people" at markets, Norwegian kids hope to win marzipan pigs, and Parisians ice-skate on the Eiffel Tower.

With thoughtful insights, vibrant photos, and more than a dozen recipes, this great gift book captures the spirit of the season. It's a delightful way to learn something new—and old—about Christmas.
Rick Steves has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. Rick produces a public television series (Rick Steves' Europe), a public radio show (Travel with Rick Steves), and an app and podcast (Rick Steves Audio Europe); writes a bestselling series of guidebooks and a nationally syndicated newspaper column; organizes guided...
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Title:Rick Steves' European ChristmasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 7 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:August 27, 2013Publisher:Avalon PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1612387365

ISBN - 13:9781612387369

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