Christmas Markets in Italy Among the many things to look forward to this Christmas holiday season in Italy would be the Mercatino di Natale, or in English, the Christmas Markets! Besides being a great opportunity to shop for presents, souvenirs, and knick-knacks for loved ones and friends, the arrival of the Christmas markets in Italy also adds to the truly festive air, as the merchandise stalls are often accompanied by food stalls that sell traditional, seasonal treats like warm drinks and roasted chestnuts. These seasonal markets normally start showing up by December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, which is also the day that officially marks the beginning of the Christmas festivities in Italy. On this day, lights and decorations start coming up, the holiday shopping season begins, and along with it would be the Christmas markets. They then remain open sometimes up until as late as January 6. […]
We really had amazing time visiting Switzerland and Italy!
We are back home from our very nice time in Europe... We really had amazing time visiting Switzerland and Italy. Thank you so much for your help - all of the hotels were very good choices... and your tips and recommendations were very helpful... Thanks again and looking forward to work together...
Polina Rozen (San Francisco, CA)
Customized Trip, September 2015