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Christmas Markets in Italy

Press release date: 6th November 2012

Christmas traditions are cherished by the people all over Italy. Christmas markets in Italy (often known as Mercatino di Natale) are incredibly popular with locals and tourists alike.

Boasting luscious and delicious displays of local food and drink, with a selection of locally manufactured seasonal gift items, they also feature nativity scenes and host many religious events & ceremonies.

Camino Ways is offering a great opportunity to see Italy lit up for the Christmas season and experience some of the fabulous Christmas markets on offer.

Christmas markets in Rome

Visit Christmas markets in Rome this Christmas with Camino Ways from €575 for 6 nights.

Rome is considered to be a top Italian city during the Christmas Holiday Seasons. Rome’s Piazza Navona hosts one of the most renowned Christmas Markets every year that offers elegant and stunning markets, surrounded by rich cultural history and fabulous fountains.

This spectacular market sells Christmas decorations, souvenirs, statuettes, cribs, nativity figurines, paraphernalia and Christmas tree decorations, not to mention typical and seasonal food items and Italian Christmas cuisine specialities.

You will find some of the top Rome Christmas sights from early December right through January 6th (until the Epiphany). Visit the Piazza Navona Christmas market while on the last section for the Via Francigena to Rome. Visiting Rome at Christmas time is a unique experience which you cannot afford to miss.

Christmas markets in Valle d’Aosta
Visit Christmas markets in Aosta this Christmas with Camino Ways from €965 for 9 nights.

Aosta is surrounded by majestic mountains and located at the centre of the autonomous region. During the winter season, the region is covered with snow that creates a perfect setting for Christmas.

Each year the city of Aosta (square Severino Caveri) hosts a Christmas market called ‘Marché Vert Noël’ from early December to 6th January. The Alpine village is created into a classic and beautiful Christmas Village, lit up with Christmas lights and decorations. Take a trip along the Via Francigena in the Aosta Valley, this Christmas and discover the Aosta Valley’s natural landscape, seasonal delicacies and Christmas festivities.

Christmas markets in Tuscany

Visit Christmas markets in Lucca and Siena this Christmas with Camino Ways from €575 for 6 nights.

The historical city of Lucca transforms into the perfect place to spend your Christmas walking holiday, with admirable scenery and Christmas traditions. Lucca in northern Tuscany hosts an impressive Christmas market in Piazza San Michele filled with numerous popular stalls of Christmas items, local crafts and local specialities. As the week progresses, you will have the chance to discover the medieval Christmas market (10th-12th December) with jugglers, fire-eaters and actors, along with an array of stands showcasing arts, music and crafts from the 14th century.

Siena in Tuscany is home to number of Christmas markets. At the heart of Siena, Piazza del Campo holds a popular Annual Christmas market known as Mercato del Campo. During this event, there will be numerous activities to demonstrate medieval talents and explore the markets and workshops in central Siena. Walk the Via Francigena in Tuscany, and discover the Christmas markets along the way.

All of these Christmas markets can be seen along the route of the Via Francigena. Get involved in the festive season by visiting one of these Italian Christmas markets, whether it be the Piazza Navona in Rome or Aosta Christmas market.

To book your Christmas market holiday, or for further information, contact the specialists

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