Christmas Eve Across Europe – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Christmas Eve Across Europe – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite


Christmas Eve is finally here,
and right about now, all across Europe, our friends are celebrating
this long-anticipated night in their own unique ways. Down the chimney St. Nicholas
came with a bound… In England, the family
snuggles together, anticipating the arrival
of Father Christmas. [ Crowd singing carol ] Up in Norway, they’re
joining hands in song. Joyeux Noel! In Burgundy, a toast
starts the réveillon. And Delphine’s beef
is finally done. [ Exclamations and applause ] In Austria,
the children discover what their grandparents
have been hiding from them. Final touches
are made to the Bethlehem
being created in Tuscany. [ Bell pealing ] And at the Vatican,
people pack St. Peter’s, as millions
around the world share a sacred
and glorious Midnight Mass. ♪ hark, how the bells,
sweet silver bells ♪ ♪ all seem to say
throw cares away ♪ ♪ Christmas is here
bringing good cheer ♪ ♪ to young and old,
meek and the bold ♪ ♪ ding, dong, ding, dong,
that is the song ♪ ♪ with joyful ring,
all caroling ♪ ♪ one seems to hear
words of good cheer ♪ ♪ from everywhere
filling the air ♪ ♪ oh, how they pound,
raising the sound ♪ ♪ o’er hill and dale,
telling their tale ♪ ♪ gaily they ring,
while people sing ♪ ♪ songs of good cheer,
Christmas is here ♪ ♪ merry, merry, merry,
merry Christmas ♪ ♪ merry, merry, merry,
merry Christmas ♪ ♪ Christmas is here
bringing good cheer ♪ ♪ to young and old,
meek and the bold ♪ ♪ ding, dong, ding, dong,
that is the song ♪ ♪ with joyful ring,
all caroling ♪ ♪ one seems to hear
words of good cheer ♪ ♪ from everywhere
filling the air ♪ ♪ oh, how they pound,
raising the sound ♪ ♪ o’er hill and dale,
telling their tale ♪ ♪ gaily they ring,
while people sing ♪ ♪ songs of good cheer,
Christmas is here ♪ ♪ merry, merry, merry,
merry Christmas ♪ ♪ merry, merry, merry,
merry Christmas ♪ ♪ on, on they send
on without end ♪ ♪ their joyful tone
to every home ♪ ♪ on, on they send
on without end ♪ ♪ their joyful tone
to every home ♪♪

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