Celebrate Christmas in Italy

Why not enjoy the sweet moments during the Christmas holidays?

Head for Italy and its sweetness to celebrate Christmas the right way! From cultural tours to festival cakes, celebrate a memorable Christmas in style under the skies of Italy!

Celebrate Christmas in Rome

Explore Rome in December and immerse yourself in the Christmas atmosphere of the capital of Italy! Starting from early December, you can enjoy lights, decoration and Christmas walks all over the city. Seize the opportunity offered by Christmas celebrations in Italy to discover monuments such as the Coliseum, the Pantheon or Saint Peter’s Basilica. Take a stroll on the alleys and discover the charming old stones at the heart of the historic city centre.

Holding a bottle of warm wine, you can walk down the alleys of the Christmas market on Navone Square, the only big Christmas market in the city. This is an opportunity to do your late Christmas shopping and admire the lights. For a lovely family time, put on your skates and go skating on one of the skating rinks available all over the city. Finally, a stroll in Regno di Natale will delight both children and adults! The magical atmosphere of this small Christmas village will immerse you directly into the festivities. There will be entertainment, Christmas elves and icy landscapes. The children will be delighted by this!

Christmas holidays in the Italian Alps

To celebrate Christmas in northern Italy, go to the snow-covered mountains of the Italian Alps. This region is full of breathtaking natural sites that can be explored in all seasons. Take advantage of the winter snow, slide down the numerous ski slopes in the Italian Alps and admire the breathtaking view on the surrounding mountains. After a great day of skiing, stroll down to Aoste, a little lower in the valley, to taste warm wine and warm yourself in the alleys of the Christmas market.

The snow-covered mountains in the background, pure air of the mountain and charm of the wooden chalets all combine to produce a magical scenery where you can enjoy the end-of-year festivities in Italy! The Italian Alps offer you a range of ideal destinations for celebrating Christmas. Breuil-Cervinia offers you numerous delightful alpine activities and you can choose from many options including skiing, snowshoe hiking, sleighing or even ice-karting. You can also taste some local delicacies like panettone or panforte, the famed Christmas dessert in Italy!

When you spend your Christmas holidays in Italy, you will enjoy the beautiful illuminated Christmas markets and local meals that can be eaten in a festive and warm atmosphere. Depending on the region you visit, you can try out various end-of-year costumes in Italy! Buon Natale!

Did you know?

The panettone is the most famous Italian cake! It is a type of big brioche that is about 30 centimetres high, filled with peels of candied fruits and dry raisins. Since there are diverse legends about the panettone, its origin remains a mystery!

Come and ski in the Italian Alps while staying in our resorts!

Enjoy the holidays in the Great Lakes Region

To celebrate Christmas the Italian way this year, plan your Christmas holidays in the Great Lakes Region! In this region of northern Italy, the towns and villages are decorated with beautiful lights during the festive period. Go to Lake Garda to experience the atmosphere and charm of Christmas in the Italian way. In Garda, take advantage of the "Natale tra gli olivi" to taste the local dishes and do your late shopping. There are other Christmas markets around the lake where you can enjoy magical moments on the lakeshore.

In Côme, you can enjoy more authentic Christmas holidays. Côme promises you beautiful end-of-year activities with Christmas lights and a festive atmosphere. Put on your skates and enjoy the skating rink in Cavour Square on Lake Côme. It is a magical panorama for a lovely family time! You can also enjoy the Christmas magic on the shores of Lake Maggiore, at the heart of small snow-covered alpine villages. Get immersed in the Christmas atmosphere in the Italian way with artwork, traditional Christmas decorations and local crafts!

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