The Christmas markets in Italy are one of the best markets in the world for shopping. All the information you need to stay in Italy, book hotels for the Immaculate Conception, Christmas and Boxing Day can be found here.
Following an imaginary journey from north to south, you can see how this tradition that comes from northern Europe has played a big role in the whole peninsula. One can find them in Piedmont from the Christmas Market in Turin Borgo Dora of 03 December.
Piedmont’s markets are organized from Susa in Bosconero in Alba to Caselette in Casale Monferrato in Asti and Sordevolo.
In Lombardy in Torbole on Lake Garda, it is the characteristic market of Saint Lucia which takes place on the eve of the feast of December 12th. Milan, Varzi, Sarnico, Livigno, Lombardy are other places where you can find the Christmas Markets.
In Veneto, the tradition is followed every year in Belluno until the end of December, in Verona during the period of Saint Lucia, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, in Bassano del Grappa in Bussolengo, and Este in Padua.
Of course we cannot forget the most important markets around the country like the Christmas Markets in Trentino Alto Adige, which will turn red for the holiday season and not only offers many ideas for gifts, decorations, but also for spending a day together in the name Christmas. Then there are the Christmas markets in Bolzano, Merano, Trento and Brunico organized from December 3rd.
In Lucca, the Fiera di San Michele organized the festivities in the beautiful Tuscan capital, the day of ‘Immaculate Conception with markets that stay open until Christmas Eve. In Florence, however, the traditional Christmas market is held from December 23 until the ‘Epiphany. Even in the cities of Pisa, Carrara, Palazzuolo sul Senio and Torrita di Siena, many markets remain open during this time of year where you can find original products.