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Christmas markets not to be missed in the villages in December


Monday 21 november 2022 - Updated

The magical atmosphere of the villages provides a spectacle that blends with tradition and offers a perfect setting for Christmas shopping, here are a few to visit

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Christmas markets not to be missed in the villages in December

Si avvicina il Natale e con esso inizia il periodo dei mercatini natalizi. Naturalmente questa occasione offre una suggestiva possibilità ai borghi di mostrarsi in tutto il loro splendore vestendosi di luci, bancarelle, decorazioni, presepi viventi, casette di babbo Natale e naturalmente abeti addobbati. La tradizione vuole, infatti, che i mercatini di Natale (o mercati del bambin Gesù, come li chiamano i tedeschi - Christkindlmarkt) siano delle manifestazioni dove poter trovare il meglio che un territorio abbia da offrire in un'atmosfera suggestiva, decorata, illuminata, rallegrata da cori e musiche natalizie o spettacoli tradizionali. Sulle bancarelle non solo oggetti rappresentanti le feste ma anche souvenir, artigianato locale, prelibatezze del territorio e molto, molto altro.
Se avete freddo, scaldatevi con del vin brulè o della cioccolata calda. Se avete fame, approfittate degli stand di stret food che offriranno sicuramente il meglio dei cibi della zona. Nei mercatini di Natale nei borghi c'è proprio tutto. Preparatevi a rimaner sorpresi e a sorprendere con i vostri acquisti che, da sotto l'albero, regaleranno gioia ai vostri cari.

Canale di Tenno Christmas Market | 26-11-2022 to 18-12-2022 at Canale di Tenno (TN) ...learn more
An atmosphere suspended in time awaits you in Canale di Tenno: among rural houses, arcades, inner courtyards and ancient faces, typical food and wine delicacies and local handicrafts.
(December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 2022)
Christmas Markets 2022 | from 19-11-2022 to 30-12-2022 at Rango (TN) ...learn more
Attention ! The markets will be held every weekend: 03-04, 08-11, 17-18, 26,29-30 December 2022 from 09:30 to 18:30
Christmas Market | from 24-11- 2022 to 06-01-2023 at Vipiteno - Sterzing (BZ) ...learn more
The sound of bells accompanies us all year round. But the bells never ring as softly as they do at Christmas. Between the past and the present. Here the magic of Christmas is in the historic center.
Christmas in Montepulciano! | from 19-11-2022 to 06-01-2023 at Montepulciano (SI) ...learn more
A unique experience for young and old, a new and fun way to spend the days of Advent and the holiday season in harmony and tranquility, immersed in a fairytale setting, in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Inside the village, a large, quaint market awaits you, with 80 small wooden houses, where you can find plenty of gift ideas for yourself and your loved ones, and then dive into the exciting visit of Santa's Castle, full of surprises and attractions, not only for the little ones. 
Christmas Markets in the Dolomites | from 25-11-2022 to 06-01-2023 in San Candido (BZ)
Wandering around the stalls of the Christmas Markets in the Dolomites in San Candido you can admire works of local handicrafts and taste traditional gastronomic specialties.
Grazzano Visconti Christmas | 19-11-2022 to 08-01-2023 at Grazzano Visconti (PC) ...learn more
The neo-Gothic village of Grazzano Visconti will welcome its visitors on weekends and holidays with a charming Christmas atmosphere, music, illuminations, entertainment and markets with many gift ideas.
There will be 80 stalls of master craftsmen distributed in the streets of the village where you can browse cheered by Christmas music. The village stores will always be open.
A Christmas Two Castles | from 04-12-2022 to Castellaro Lagusello (MN) ...learn more
On the occasion of Christmas, Monzambano and Castellaro Lagusello will be transformed into magical places colored with merriment, in which to spend happy hours with one's family, breathing fully the Christmas atmosphere.
11-12-2022 in Monzambano.
Christmas in Val d'Ultimo | from 09-12-2022 to 10-12-2022 in Ultimo - Ulten (BZ)
Glorenza Christmas Market 2022 | from 08-12-2022 to 11-12-2022 at Glorenza - Glurns (BZ) ...learn more
Christmas markets in Follina "Colors of Winter" | from 08-12-2022 to 11-12-2022 in Follina (TV) ...learn more
With exhibitors from all over Italy, Christmas in the village is colored with life, culture and handicrafts, echoing the typical Tyrolean style of Christmas markets in a landscape setting of undoubted historical and architectural charm.
Christmas Light | 18-12-2022 a Brisighella (RA)
Brisighella Old Town - the Borgo glows with lights for the Torchlight Procession of Records 4:30 pm. Markets and entertainment for all. Registration and information at Pro Loco Tel. 0546/81166 - [email protected]
Christmas Market Closed 2022 | from 25-11-2022 to 18-12-2022 at Chiusa - Klausen (BZ) ...learn more
Night watchmen, jugglers, fire-breathers, majestic decorated trees... an almost surreal atmosphere, a plunge into a distant past not yet forgotten: this is the market of Klausen that fascinates with its medieval guise. You can stroll through the streets, accompanied by ancient music and medieval entertainment, admiring the stalls full of handicrafts (clay work, jewelry, knitted caps and gloves, slippers, sugar work...) and tasting local delicacies, such as speck, chestnuts and wine, Christmas sweets.
Christmas Markets | from 08-12-2022 to 06-01-2023 at Vigo di Fassa (TN)

Lovely Christmas Market in the heart of Vigo di Fassa, in the small square in front of the tourist office and in Ciasa Marmolada (Marmolada entrance), from December 8 to 11, December 16 to 18, December 23 and 24 and January 26 to January 6 (excluding January 1) from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. In the little wooden houses you can find handmade products and original gift ideas, including Christmas decorations made of natural materials, paintings, handcrafted furnishings, textiles, home creations and decorations.
Christmas Markets 2022 | 09-12-2017 from h.10 am to 6 pm at Alagna Valsesia (VC) ...learn more
In Riva Valdobbia on 10-12-2022.
Christmas in Greccio 2022 | from 26-11-2022 to 08-01-2023 in Greccio (RI) ...learn more
It is a festive atmosphere not to be missed, a unique opportunity to take a stroll among the typical northern cottages in search of Christmas crafts and arts, gift ideas, but also to rediscover the true tradition of the nativity scene. As every year, the color of the ancient Franciscan tradition is rekindled in the heart of our locality. The nativity scene becomes art, and art re-proposes the suggestion of the event of a birth, destined to deeply mark the path of humanity.
Lights on Trasimeno | from 08-12-2022 to 08-01-2023 at Castiglione del Lago (PG) ...learn more
During the Christmas season, Castiglione del Lago transforms into a true Christmas town, with more than 40 days of shows, attractions and entertainment for young and old alike--a magical and fun atmosphere for a truly unforgettable Christmas!
Snail festival and Christmas market | l' 11-12-2022 in Bobbio (PC) ...learn more 
The snail festival, a tasty event where you can taste the recipe of Bobbio's gastronomic tradition

Siror Christmas Market | 27-11-2022 to 18-12-2022 to Siror (TN) ...learn more
The oldest Christmas market in Trentino, as per tradition is preparing to transform the ancient village of Primiero into a romantic Christkindlmarkt.
Antiques and Christmas Market | on 11-12-2022 at Gualtieri (RE) ...learn more
Christmas in Val d'Ultimo | from 09-12-2022 to 10-12-2022 in Ultimo - Ulten
 (BZ)
Christmas Market | from 08-12-2022 to 11-12-2022 at Glorenza - Glurns
 (BZ) ...learn more
Glorenza Christmas Market | from 08-12-2022 to 11-12-2022 at Castell'Arquato (PC) ...learn more
Christmas Procida | from 05-12-2022 to 16-12-2022 at Procida (NA) ...learn more
From art to reading, crafts to outreach initiatives, anything you want to do during the holidays is on the calendar.
Stars at Christmas | from 03-12-2022 to 11-12-2022 at Cison di Valmarino (TV) ...learn more
Cison di Valmarino si anima e prende vita durante le feste, quando il centro storico viene decorato con stelle e bancarelle di artigianato, decorazioni natalizie, cibo e vino. 
Santa's Village | from 19-11-2022 to 11-12-2022 at Ricetto di Candelo (BI) ...learn more
Un evento per grandi e piccini dove ci saranno mercatini natalizi, luci e addobbi, musica e intrattenimento
"Christmas you don't expect" | from 26-11-2022 to 06-01-2023 in the Marche
"The Christmas Fairy Tale" | from 11-13-2022 to 02-21-2023 at Locorotondo (BA) ...learn more
The Land of Cribs | from 17-12-2022 to 09-01-2023 at Miola di Pinè (TN) ...learn more 
Christmas Markets in Malcesine | from 08-12-2022 to 08-01-2023 in Malcesine (VR) ...learn more 
Christmas in Assisi | from 08-12-2022 to 08-01-2023 at Assisi (PG) ...learn more
Assisi will increasingly be a nativity town, dressed in light and environmentally sustainable
Once upon a time Christmas... | from 08-12-2022 to 08-01-2023 at Polignano a Mare (BA) ...learn more
Twelve not-to-be-missed appointments
Christmas markets in Saluzzo | from 26-11-2022 to 06-01-2023 in Saluzzo (CN) ...learn more 
Christmas on the Water in Comacchio | from 04-12-2022 to 06-01-2023 at Comacchio (FE) ...learn more 
Its famous old town will be lit up along with Christmas trees on the water 
Varzi and 'The Ways of Christmas' | 11-12-2022 a Varzi (PV) ...learn more 

Also find out about all the other events in the boroughs from our Events page.

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