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Christmas Markets in Italy

Christmas Markets in Italy

We missed Christmas markets in 2020. Beloved by children and adults alike, they gift that magic atmosphere that only Christmas can instil in even the hardest and saddest of hearts.

Most Christmas markets take place in Trentino and South Tyrol, but there are always more Italian locations that, between November and January, host the characteristic wooden stalls offering lights, performances, handicrafts, traditional sweets, and mulled wine.
 

TRENTINO and SOUTH TYROL

Bolzano

The scent is one of cinnamon and spices, of mountain wood and homemade cakes, of mulled wine and festively decorated fir trees. The colours are those of the perfectly decorated wooden stalls and the thousand lights of the Christmas tree in the square. The sounds are the sweet notes of Christmas carols and the cheerful voices of children. The Bolzano Christmas Market is a feast for all the senses, and encapsulates, warms, and transmits the truest and deepest value of Christmas. To young and old.

26th November 2021–6th January 2022 – every day 10:00-19:00

Opening 25.11.2021, 17:00-19:00
24.12.2021, 10:00-14:00
25.12.2021 close
31.12.2021, 10:00-18:00
1.1.2022, 12:00-19:00

B&B in BolzanoWebsite


Renon (BZ)

A sweet and nostalgic market at Soprabolzano station in the town of Collalbo, far away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities and the big Christmas markets.

26th November-29th December 2021

Friday 26/11/2021 from 15:00
Saturday 27/11/2021 opening, from 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday 28/11/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Friday 03/12/2021 from 15:00
Saturday 04/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday 05/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Wednesday 08/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Thursday 09/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Friday 10/12/2021 from 15:00
Saturday 11/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday 12/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Friday 17/12/2021 from 15:00
Saturday 18/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday 19/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Thursday 23/12/2021 from 15:00 "long aperitif"
Monday 27/12/2021 from 15:00
Tuesday 28/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00
Wednesday 29/12/2021 from 10:00 to 18:00

B&B in Renon | Website


Lake Carezza – Nova Levante (BZ)

A small sustainable market surrounded by legendary scenery on the shores of the famous Lake Carezza and the two Dolomite mountains Catinaccio and Latemar, where you can experience a calm, welcoming, and contemplative Advent.

27th November - 19th December 2021

27/11 & 28/11/2021
04/12 & 05/12/2021
11/12 & 12/12/2021
18/12 & 19/12/2021

from 10:00 to 20:00

B&B vicini al Lago di Carezza | Website


Brunico (BZ)

Magical moments immersed in a Christmas atmosphere; the scent of freshly baked specialities and the unique charm of Val Pusteria's snowy winter. Visitors to the Brunico Christmas Market know how to properly prepare for the Advent period.

The Brunico Christmas Market begins on 25th November 2021 and ends on 6th January 2022.

The opening will take place on 25th November at 5pm.

Monday-Sunday and holidays – 10:00-19:00

24.12.2021: ore 10:00 - 14:00
31.12.2021: ore 10:00 - 19:00
01.01.2022: ore 10:00 - 19:00

Close on 25.12.2021

B&B in Brunico | Website


Merano (BZ)

From the end of November to the beginning of January, market lovers can experience the true magic of Christmas in a romantic atmosphere. Traditional artisan creations, exquisite gastronomic specialities, moments of intimacy and reflection for couples, and the cheerful company of family and friends – these are the ingredients of the Christmas festival in Merano, known and loved everywhere.

The Merano Christmas Market opens its doors on 26th November 2021 until 6th January 2022.

Commercial stand opening hours

Sunday - Thursday: 10:00 - 19:00
Friday, Saturday and holidays: 10:00 - 20:00

24.12.2021: 10:00 - 15:30
31.12.2021: 10:00 - 15:30
01.01.2022: 10:00 - 19:00
06.01.2022: 10:00 - 18:00

Food stand opening hours

Sunday - Thursday: 10:00 - 21:00
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 - 22:30

24.12.2021: 10:00 - 17:00
31.12.2021: 10:00 - 17:00
01.01.2022: 10:00 - 21:00
06.01.2022: 10:00 - 18:00

Close on 25.12.2021

B&B in Merano | Website


Bressanone (BZ)

At the foot of the cathedral, surrounded by majestic hundred-year-old houses, a colourful world of seductive scents and unique flavours opens to visitors.

The Bressanone Christmas Market begins on 26th November 2021 and ends on 6th January 2022.

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 - 19:00
Friday - Saturday: ore 10:00 - 19:30
Sunday and holidays: 09.30 - 19:00

24.12.2021 and 31.12.2021: 10:00 - 16:00
01.01.2022: 12:00 - 19:00
06.01.2022: 10:00 - 18:00

Close on 25.12.2021

B&B in Bressanone


Vipiteno (BZ)

The medieval town of Vipiteno shows its most romantic and seductive side with its Christmas market, transforming into an authentic winter fairy-tale.

The Vipiteno Christmas Market begins on 26th November 2021 and ends on 6th January 2022.

Everyday: 10:00 - 19:00

24.12.2021: 10:00 - 13:00
31.12.2021: 10:00 - 17:00
01.01.2022: 13:00 - 19:00

Close on 25.12.2021

B&B in Vipiteno | Website


San Candido (BZ)

The traditional little wooden stands offer handcrafted products and lovely Christmas gift ideas, such as warm felt slippers and cosy blankets, typical Christmas tree decorations, and various sculptures made of pine wood.

Open from 26.11.2021 to 06.01.2022.

26.11. - 28.11.2021: 10:30 - 19:00
03.12. - 05.12.2021: 10:30 - 19:00
08.12. - 12.12.2021: 10:30 - 19:00
17.12.2021 - 06.01.2022: 10:30 - 19:00
24.12.2021: 10:30 - 15:00
25.12.2021: close

B&B in San Candido | Website

Photo @ Associazione Turistica San Candido


Dobbiaco (BZ)

Cookies and sweet Christmas melodies – in the large pavilion of Dobbiaco, a varied program of activities and events will enchant visitors of all ages.

Open from 26/11/2021 to 06/01/2022.

26.11. - 28.11.2021: 11:00 - 20:00
03.12. - 05.12.2021: 11:00 - 20:00
09.12. - 12.12.2021: 11:00 - 20:00
17.12.2021 - 06.01.2022: 11:00 - 20:00
25.12.2021: close

B&B in Dobbiaco | Website

Photo @ Associazione Turistica Dobbiaco


Chiusa (BZ)

The small but refined Chiusa Christmas Market offers all kinds of handicrafts and homemade products.

26 - 28 November 10:00 - 19:00
3 - 5 December 10:00 - 19:00
8 - 12 December 10:00 - 19:00
17 - 24 December 10:00 - 19:00 (24/12 till 12:00)

B&B in Chiusa | Website

Photo @ Ufficio Turistico Chiusa


Castelrotto (BZ)

During the Advent period, the stands of the historic square in the village of Castelrotto offer local arts and crafts, such as shirts, sweaters, jackets, and hand-sewn socks; wooden sculptures and nativity figurines; candles, crochet and felt products; and tradition local specialities from hot mulled wine to a refreshing cup of tea, as well as South Tyrolean zelten and gingerbread. The evocative Christmas music, the lanterns, and the light of the many candles all contribute to the special atmosphere of the Castelrotto Christmas Market.

Open from 04.12.2021 to 26.12.2021.

04.12. - 05.12.2021: 10:00 - 19:00
08.12: 10:00 - 19:00
10.12. - 12.12: 10:00 - 19:00
17.12. - 19.12: 10:00 - 19:00
24.12: 10:00 - 15:00
26.12: 10:00 - 19:00

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Ortisei (BZ)

Ortisei magically transforms into an authentic Christmas village: enchanting Christmas melodies resonate in every corner and the scents of freshly baked gastronomic specialities spread throughout the village streets.

Open from 26.11.2021 to 06.01.2022.

Sunday - Friday: 16:00 - 19:00
Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 - 19:00

24.12.2021: 11:00 - 17:00
25.12.2021: close
26.12.2021: 11:00 - 19:00
31.12.2021: 11:00 - 18:00
01.01.2022: 11:00 - 19:00
6.01.2022: 11:00 - 19:00

B&B in Ortisei | Website

Photo @ Associazione Turistica Ortisei


Selva di Val Gardena (BZ)

Selva di Val Gardena's Christmas Market offers visitors a very special attraction, bringing a taste of the charm of the high-altitude slopes to the town. This is a 350m long continuous strip of lights with hanging cable cars beautifully crafted out of wood. A marvel that will amaze all, not just children!

Open from 04.12.2021 to 09.01.2022

04.12. - 08.12: 10:00 - 19:00
10.12. - 12.12: 15:00 - 19:00
17.12.21 - 09.01.2022: 15:00 - 19:00
24.12, 31.12: 15:00 - 18:00

B&B in Selva di Val Gardena


Lana (BZ)

The Polvere di Stelle Christmas Market in Lana is among the smallest in South Tyrol. This means no bustling crowds, but instead the lovely "Stardust Maiden", who, in homage to a Christmas story of the same name, sells tickets for a charity initiative. Meanwhile, the stalls offer local handicrafts made from wool, felt, glass, wood, and wax, not forgetting the typical South Tyrolean culinary specialities.

From 27.11.2021 to 31.12.2021.

27.11. - 28.11.2021: 10:00 - 19:30
03.12. - 05.12.2021: 10:00 - 19:30
08.12. - 12.12.2021: 10:00 - 19:30
17.12. - 19.12.2021: 10:00 - 19:30
24.12.2021: 10:00 - 13.30
31.12.2021: 10:00 - 01:00 (gastronomy)

B&B in Lana | Website

Photo @ Associazione Turistica di Lana e dintorni


Glorenza (BZ)

Authentic, peaceful, silent, contemplative, and featuring many natural products – these are the characteristics which best identify the small Christmas market in Glorenza.

10.12. - 12.12.2021: from 11:00

B&B in Glorenza | Website

Photo @ Glurns Marketing


Trento

Trento's event takes place in Piazza Fiera and Piazza Cesare Battisti. Trento's Christmas Market is open every day from 20th November 2021 until 9th January 2022, excluding Christmas day, during the following hours:

Sunday to Friday – 10:00-19:30
Friday and Saturday – 10:00-20.30
Saturday 18th and Friday 31st December – 10:00-22.00
The Market is closed on Christmas day.

B&B in Trento | Website


Bleggio Superiore (TN)

The Christmas markets are held in Rango, a small rural village carved into the mountain, which is included in the club of the most beautiful villages in Italy.

Every winter it hosts Christmas markets inside the old peasant houses. No prefabricated houses, but an entire village lit up with Christmas lights.

This is a unique and original Christmas market, with stalls full of gastronomic specialities and local handicrafts.

Scents and flavours unite with the beauty of the rural village: a magical handful of thoughtfully preserved houses; narrow alleys; large hallways, courtyards, and arcades; and the legacy of the herds, flocks, and solitary travellers that passed through the village.

A village that preserves lost stories and humanity, where you can rediscover customs forgotten elsewhere and savour the true essence of Christmas, at this Market from another time.

14th November-30th December 2021

B&B in Bleggio Superiore | Website


Rovereto (TN)

26th November 2021-6th January 2022

On Via Roma and in its Urban Courtyard, you will find traditional Christmas market stalls where you can buy handmade local products and enjoy a cup of mulled wine, as well as traditional dishes and desserts. The entire historic centre will become an open-air stage for spectacular instillations, art and photography exhibitions, nativity scenes, themed guided tours, and activities for the little ones.

B&B in Rovereto | Website


Riva del Garda (TN)

19th November 2021-6th January 2022

Christmas in Riva del Garda is characterised by typical Trentino aromas and flavours with "Di Gusto in Gusto" – a path along which you can discover, taste, and buy the best local products.

The Riva del Garda Christmas Market is made up of 20 stalls where you can taste Trentino's typical dishes and the best local wines.

A Christmas for all tastes- for families, for lovers, for adventures, for the hungry, for fans of... Christmas!

B&B in Riva del Garda | Website


Tenno (TN)

27th November-29th December 2021

The Christmas Market is held in the medieval village of Canale di Tenno, which becomes even more magical with the Christmas lights and colours.

Every Saturday and Sunday 09:00-18:00

B&B in Tenno


Moena (TN)

The Christmas Market magic returns to Moena, making the atmosphere of the "Fairy of the Dolomites" even more special.

The characteristic wooden stalls are waiting for you at the centre of the Alpine Pearl!

There will be lots of fun for children with workshops, entertainment, and magic shows in the town's squares. In Piaz de Ramon, you can visit Santa Claus' house and children can take part in fun and creative activities, whilst Piaz de Sotegrava will host a Christmas carousel. There will also be a variety of afternoon entertainment including live concerts from local choirs and theatrical performances, bringing even more joy to the "Fairy's Christmas Markets".

27th and 28th November 2021
from 4th to 8 December 2021
11th and 12th December 2021
from 18th December 2021 to 9th January 2022 (close on Christmas day)

10:00-12:00 and 16:00-19:00

B&B in Moena | Website


Arco (TN)

A series of events that encapsulate the Christmas spirit. At the Christmas markets in Arco, you will find a full program dedicated to all ages. The joy of Christmas, day after day.

From 19/11/2021 to 06/01/2022

B&B in Arco | Website

Photo @ Assocentro - mercatininatalearco.com


Levico Terme (TN)

The Habsburg Christmas Market will take place in Levico Terme from 20th November 2021 until 6th January 2022.

The market will be held in the Habsburg Secular Park, the most important historical garden of the Great Italian Gardens. Here, during the opening, you can relive the belle époque thanks to the re-enactments of the Habsburg period, which include parades and costumed court dances in the Habsburg Court.

A walk among the wooden stalls along the park's tree-lined avenues will take you on a journey of discovery to find excellent craftmanship and gastronomy: Christmas decorations; handicrafts made from leather, glass, wood, and fabric; traditional flavours; freshly cooked dishes; and a toast to the holidays with a hot glass of mulled wine.

20th-21st, 26th-27th-28th November
3rd-4th-5th-6th-7th-8th-9th-10th-11th-12th, 17th-18th-19th, 24th December
from 26th December al 6th January
everyday from 10:00 to 19:00

Photo © Visit Levico Terme

B&B in Levico Terme | Website

 

ABRUZZO

L’Aquila

Christmas markets will bring the main streets of the city of L'Aquila to life for a month, from 2nd December 2021 until 2nd January 2022. The Municipal Villa, Piazza Duomo, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, and the Castle Park will host wooden stalls, where exhibitors of refined handmade products, typical sweets, and Christmas decorations will display their products.

From 2nd December 2021 to 2nd January 2022

B&B in L'Aquila


Avezzano (AQ)

From 3rd December 2021 until 9th January 2022, the "Christmas Market" event will be held in Piazza Risorgimento. The Christmas market will run from 6th to 26th December.

The wooden kiosks at the Christmas market will offer typical Abruzzo foods such as roast meats, as well as Christmas specialities including waffles and fries. There will also be handicrafts, Christmas decorations, an ice rink, a little train and Santa Claus' house, an artistic nativity scene, and a chocolate factory.

B&B in Avezzano | Website

Photo © Morelli Eventi / Comune di Avezzano

 

BASILICATA

Matera

8th December 2021-6th January 2022 in Piazza Vittorio Veneto.

Performances, handicrafts, music, typical and traditional products, chestnuts, and mulled wine.

B&B in Matera

 

CAMPANIA

Naples

Naples is preparing to welcome tens of thousands of visitors to its Christmas markets, which include wooden stalls, street artists, and typical food stands offering Campania's greatest foods.

The market will be held at the National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa, in the splendid setting which saw the birth of Italy's first railway line between Naples and Portici in 1839.

From 27th November to 30th December

B&B in Naples | Website


Limatola (BN)

Enjoy the charm of Christmas markets with the 12th edition of Cadeaux at the Castle 2021.

The market will be open on the weekends of 12th-14th and 19th-21st November, when you can experience the magic of Christmas.

From 26th November until 12th December, the Limatola Castle will be dressed for a party continuously, with access Monday-Thursday, 10:00-20:00.

On weekends, from Friday to Sunday, the magic continues until 23.30.

Tickets cost €5.

Photo @mercatinodinatale-castellodilimatola.it.

B&B in Limatola | Website

 

FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA

Trieste

The Trieste Christmas Market is open from 7th December 2021 until 2nd January 2022 in Piazza Sant'Antonio.

B&B in Trieste

 

LAZIO

Greccio (RI)

Greccio, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, transforms into "Christmas Village" in December. It could not be otherwise, considering it was the site of the first Nativity scene in the world.

From 4th December 2021 until 6th January 2022, the enchanting scenery and the magical atmosphere of Christmas will be recreated, with the characteristic wooden chalets illuminated by a myriad of lights.

4th/5th/6th/7th/8th December 2021
11th/12th December 2021
18th/19th December 2021
22nd/23rd/24th/25th/26th/27th/28th/29th/30th/31st December 2021
01st/02nd/03rd/04th/05th/06th January 2022

From 10:00 to 18:00

B&B in Greccio | Website

Photo @ Comune di Greccio


Viterbo

From 27th November 2021 until 8th January 2022, throughout the streets of one of the most beautiful and striking historical centres in Italy, you will find a magical world of fairies, elves, reindeers, and an enchanting Christmas atmosphere.

The attractions, all indoors in real historic homes, can be reached by walking through the centre, which is made even more magical with lights, instillations, Christmas music, and the Nordic-style Christmas market situated in the streets and squares of Viterbo.

B&B in Viterbo | Website

 

LIGURIA

Loano (SV)

The Christmas market in the Christmas Village of Loano is open from 4th December 2021 until 6th January 2022.

The village will consist of 30 wooden stands offering handicrafts, gifts, and street food.

B&B in Loano | Website


Imperia (IM)

Wednesday 1st December 2021-Thursday 6th January 2022

Where: Calata Cuneo Walk

Christmas market with ice rink and Ferris wheel.

B&B in Imperia


Sanremo (IM)

Christmas market – Handicrafts and typical products, with a fantastic ice rink and special gastronomic "chalets" where you can refresh and save yourself from the cold.

1st December 2021-6th January 2022

Where: Via Mameli and Piazza Borea d'Olmo

B&B in Sanremo


Bordighera (IM)

In the little squares and alleys of old Bordighera, the "Christmas Market" organised by "U Risveiu Burdigotu" in collaboration with AnticoDo, a cultural recreational club based in Vallecrosia, returns.

The dates chosen for the event are Friday 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December 2021. During these days, Bordighera's historic centre will host stalls with handcrafted products and lots of gift ideas.

B&B in Bordighera


Molini di Triora (IM)

In Molini di Triora, Christmas arrives with the Santa Barbara Fair on 7th December: an unmissable event where you can buy unique gifts and visit the village of Triora, famous for the witch trials.

B&B in Molini di Triora

 

LOMBARDIA

Milano

The Oh bej! Oh bej! Fair is the typical market of the Milanese Christmas period. It should be held 4th-8th December, in front of Castle Sforzesco. The event is not yet confirmed.

The Milan Christmas Market is held in Piazza Duomo, from 26th November 2021 until 6th January 2022. Milan's central square is filled with over 60 chalets selling traditional Christmas gifts and handicrafts, such as decorations, baubles for Christmas trees, Nativity scenes, Befana socks, and a wide range of culinary delicacies from various regions. Open 9:00-21.00.

The Indro Montanelli Gardens will also host the "Milan Christmas Village" - the first Christmas themed park in the heart of Milan. An enchanting place where you can meet Santa Claus, the Snow Queen, and play with elves and other characters.

20th November 2021-9th January 2022.

B&B in Milano | Website


Manerba del Garda (BS)

There are markets under the Christmas tree every Sunday in December in the historic centre of Manerba, with many novelties to discover.

B&B in Manerba del Garda


San Martino della Battaglia (BS)

The artisan Christmas markets will be held in Piazza della Concordia on 8th December 10:00-23.00 and 24th December 15.00-23.00. The floating artistic nativity scene in Porto Vecchio, organised by the Amici del Porto Vecchio, will be inaugurated on Sunday 11th December, and will remain until 11th January. On the same Sunday, the association I Gnari de Colatera will hold a chestnut, patùna and mulled wine tasting for charity, from 10:30 to 20:00.

B&B in San Martino della Battaglia


Carimate (CO)

On Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th December 2021, the magical setting of Carimate Castle will once again host Christmas markets for 2 days of celebration and fun – there will be many artisan stands, as well as traditional Valtellina cuisine, and Santa Claus' house.

B&B in Carimate | Website


Mantua

27th November-26th December in Piazza Virgiliana.

As well as the 60 wooden chalets offering handcrafted products and typical foods, the usual ice rink will also be set up at the Mantua Christmas Markets.

27th-28th November
04th-05th-08th-09th-10th-11th-12th-18th-19th-24th-25th-26th December

Saturday – Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00

Wednesday 8th – Thursday 9th – Friday 10th December, 10:00 – 19:00
Friday 24th December, 10:00 – 19:00
Saturday 25th December, 14:00 – 19:00

B&B in Mantua | Website

 

PIEDMONT

Santa Maria Maggiore

In Santa Maria Maggiore, tourists can buy handmade goods; admire handcrafted nativity scenes, stands, and ceramics; and purchase unique Christmas gifts.

6th-7th-8th December 2021 from 9:30 to 18:30

B&B in Santa Maria Maggiore | Website

Photo @ mercatininatale.santamariamaggiore.info


Asti and Govone (CN)

The Christmas market, Santa Claus' house, the Elf School, Christmas in the House of Savoy. These are some of the events featured in the "Magical Christmas Village in the UNESCO Lands" organised by Asti and Govone.

13th November-19th December 2021, every Saturday and Sunday, 10:00-20:00.

B&B in Asti, B&B in Govone | Website


Torre Pellice (TO)

18th and 19th December 2021

Hobbyists, artisans, producers from all over the valley and beyond, meet in Torre Pellice for the new edition of the "Christmas Markets", which will take place in the squares and streets of the town's historic centre. At the many stalls, you will be able to buy lovely, useful, and eco-sustainable products to gift for Christmas.

B&B in Torre Pellice


Nichelino (TO)

In the magical royal residence Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi, you will find the village of elves, Santa Claus' house with a post-box to send lists of gifts, a classic Christmas market and much more.

4th-19th December 2021

B&B in Nichelino | Website


Ameno (NO)

Christmas market along the streets of the town.

Among the attractions there will be: Santa Claus' grotto, shows and entertainment for children, and chestnuts and mulled wine.

"The most beautiful Christmas centrepiece" competition.

Sunday 21st November 2021 – 10:00-18.00

B&B in Ameno

 

SICILY

Erice (TP)

The Erice Christmas Market will take place from 7th December 2021 until 6th January 2022 in Piazza della Loggia and Piazzetta San Giuliano.

B&B in Erice | Website

 

TUSCANY

Florence

20th November-19th December 2021 – 10:00-20:00

Where: Piazza Santa Croce

Florence's Christmas Market takes place in Piazza della Basilica di Santa Croce.

The market in Piazza Santa Croce in Florence recreates the Baverian market experience and is in fact called Weihnachtsmarkt ("Christmas market" in German). You will find traditional Central European cuisine such as sauerkraut and sausages, gingerbread, mulled wine, and "the balls of Mozart" - the typical Salzburg chocolates.

You will also find Christmas decorations, handmade toys, Bunzlau pottery, Austrian clothes, French perfumes and lavender, and other decorations and products from all over Europe.

Photo © Facebook page “Mercato di Natale Firenze @mercatodinatalefirenze”

B&B in Florence | Website


Siena

On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December 2021, from 8.00 until 20:00, the fourteenth edition of the medieval "Grand Market" will take place, just as it was at the time of the Sienese Constitution in 1309.

Here's what you will find at the newest edition of one of the oldest markets in Italy:

AGRIFOOD

  • Snails
  • Sweets, candy, and chocolate
  • Oil, wine, liqueurs, beers, and spirits
  • Fruit and vegetable
  • Bread, pasta, and flour
  • Cured meats, cheeses, and pork
  • Spices, honey, jams, and truffle compotes

HANDICRAFTS

  • Christmas decorations and home décor
  • Hats, scarves, and stoles
  • Ceramics, artistic crafts, and items for the home
  • Natural cosmetics, perfumes, and soaps
  • Jewellery and furniture accessories and upholstery
  • Fabrics, blankets, and embroidery

B&B in Siena


Arezzo

From the markets in the Tyrolean village to the Christmas Village, there are many attractions for both young and old in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in Italy.

20th November 2021-9th January 2022 – every weekend

B&B in Arezzo | Website


Montepulciano (SI)

A unique experience for young and old, Montepulciano offers a new and fun way to spend the days of Advent and Christmas, immersed in a fairy-tale setting in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

20th and 21st November
27th and 28th November
From 4th to 12th December
From 18th December to 6th January 2022

B&B in Montepulciano | Website

Photo @ ViviMontepulciano


Empoli

The streets of Empoli's historic centre will be invaded with light installations and a large Christmas tree, which will fill and warm the hearts of all. Among the Christmas attractions in Empoli are classic Christmas markets, a funfair and an ice rink, the magic tree, and many events for young and old.

13th November 2021-16th January 2022

B&B in Empoli | Website

 

UMBRIA

Perugia

Perugia's Christmas market takes place indoors, at the Rocca Paolina.

This year, it will be open from 4th December 2021 until 6th January 2022.

You will find craft stalls, small productions, Christmas decorations, food and wine, as well as various curiosities.

B&B in Perugia | Website


Assisi (PG)

5th December 2021-2nd January 2022

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Gubbio (PG)

During the Christmas months, Gubbio transforms into a true Christmas city, with incredible attractions and events for young and old.

In the striking location of the Piazza Quaranta Martiri gardens, amidst a thousand lights and colours, the wooden Christmas market stands create an evocative atmosphere where you can stroll among refined handicrafts, Christmas decorations, and delicious culinary specialities. This is the perfect opportunity to find wonderful ideas for Christmas gifts. In the market areas you will also find the Santa Claus Train for the little ones.

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AOSTA VALLEY

Aosta

Between the end of November and January, the "Marché Vert Noël" Christmas market transforms the archaeological Roman Theatre into an alpine village with over 30 chalets, some of which are dedicated to preparing food and drink and promoting typical products, in particular local wines and cured meats.

20th November 2021-6th January 2022 – 10:30-20:00

Public opening hours: every day 10:30-20:00. On 25th December and 1st January, the market opens at 14.00.

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VENETO

Verona

From 12th November until 26th December 2021, Verona, a UNESCO heritage city and a meeting point for culture and tradition, is transformed with the lights, sounds and colours of its Christmas markets.

Sunday-Thursday – 10:00-21.30
Friday, Saturday, and pre-holidays – 10:00-23.00
On 24th December the market will close at 17.00
On 25th December the market will open at 16.00
On 26th December the market will close at 18.00

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Garda (VR)

From 22nd November until 6th January, 10:00-18.00 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the traditional Christmas market will be held among the olive trees on the Regina Adelaide lake promenade.

Traditional stands, nativity scenes, and decorations of all kinds create the real magic of this holiday. There is no shortage of places to taste local delicacies, from classic risotto to bread and salami, to dishes based on radish.

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Bardolino (VR)

The city hosts traditional Christmas markets, this year from 27th November 2021 until 9th January 2022.

The Christmas market, ice rink, entertainment for children, and thousands of lights transform Bardolino into a spending Christmas village on the shores of Lake Garda. Where: Piazza del Porto – Cornicello lake promenade – historic centre.

Where: Piazza del Porto - Lungolago Cornicello - Old Town

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Lazise (VR)

Lazise opens the doors to Christmas on 23rd November 2021 until 6th January 2022, offering picturesque markets in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele and along the Marconi lakefront.

The stands open at 10:00 and close at 19:00.

You can also admire the artistic nativity scene set up in the Church of San Nicolò.

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Bussolengo (VR)

The Bussolengo Christmas Markets will be held at the Garden Centre from 3rd November 2021 until 6th January 2022, 9:00-19:30.

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Asiago (VI)

The Asiago Christmas Market will be held in the two main squares of the city: the gardens of Piazza Cali and the central square Il Risorgimento.

There will be a central carousel and entertainment, as well as Santa Claus who collects children's letters.

For the older ones, there will be sandwiches, a dish of polenta and cheese – Asiago of course – and mulled wine or hot chocolate.

13th November 2021-9th January 2022

Saturday 13th, 20th e 27th November: from 10:30 to 12:30 and from 15:00 to 19:00.
Sunday 14th, 21st e 28th November: time continued from 10:30 to 19:00.
Friday 3rd, 10th e 17th December: from 15:00 to 19:00.
Saturday 4th e Sunday 5th December: time continued from 10:30 to 19:00.
From Monday 6th to Thursday 9th December open every day: time continued from 10:30 to 19:00.
Saturday 11th e Sunday 12th December: time continued from 10:30 to 19:00.
Saturday 18th e Sunday 19th December: time continued from 10:30 to 19:00.
From 23rd December to 9th January time continued from 10:30 to 19:00.

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