Italy Christmas Markets in Bressanone and Merano

Italy Christmas Markets in Bressanone and Merano

In Italy the Christmas markets are quite popular among locals and foreigners as well who visit during the seasonal holiday from all over Europe and the world. In Italian these markets are called Mercatino di Natale and we should mention here the most famous one in Rome, the Piazza Navona but the smaller ones in the Italian Alps or in Trentino are also remarkable. They all have nativity scenes, crib displays and several fun activities. Taste the most delicious Italian Christmas foods and deser... [ read more ]

Christmas Markets in Italy – Arco, Bolzano and Vipiteno

Christmas Markets in Italy – Arco, Bolzano and Vipiteno

In Italy the Christmas markets are quite popular among locals and foreigners as well who visit during the seasonal holiday from all over Europe and the world. In Italian these markets are called Mercatino di Natale and we should mention here the most famous one in Rome, the Piazza Navona but the smaller ones in the Italian Alps or in Trentino are also remarkable. They all have nativity scenes, crib displays and several fun activities. Taste the most delicious Italian Christmas foods and dese... [ read more ]

Christmas Markets in Italy - Brunico

Christmas Markets in Italy – Brunico

In Italy the Christmas markets are quite popular among locals and foreigners as well who visit during the seasonal holiday from all over Europe and the world. In Italian these markets are called Mercatino di Natale and we should mention here the most famous one in Rome, the Piazza Navona but the smaller ones in the Italian Alps or in Trention are also remarkable. They all have nativity scenes, crib displays and several fun activities. Taste the most delicious Italian Christmas foods and dese... [ read more ]

The Italian Halloween

The Italian Halloween

The popular celebration of Halloween has not spread completely across the European continent. Italians have started to celebrate it only a few years ago and slowly it is starting to become a part of their culture. Let us not forget about the fact that Halloween is the day when people honor the dead. It’s not that Italians don’t honor them at all, or haven’t done it in the past but the American way has just started to become popular and wide spread in the past few years. So let’s see h... [ read more ]

Easter festive menu - Italian style

Easter festive menu – Italian style

All nations have their specialties and fancy dishes which they prepare for important events and celebrations. So it is in the case of Italians who definitely know how to cook. Easter Sunday is not only the culmination of a one week celebrations but is also an homage that welcomes spring. In Italian Easter Sunday is called Pasqua and the following day is called Pasquetta, meaning little Easter. The Easter table is dressed up in the colors of spring, set and decorated beautifully with flowers a... [ read more ]

Celebrating Easter in Sardinia – The Holy Week

Celebrating Easter in Sardinia – The Holy Week

On the island of Sardinia all major religious events are celebrated on a large scale. All the locals come together and take part in organizing and celebrating. In Sardinia every day of the Holy Week is celebrated one by one, starting from Palm Sunday and ending with Easter Sunday. Being one of the most important events of the year the locals call Easter “Pasca Manna” (meaning big Easter), compared to Christmas, which is called little Easter, (Paschixèdda). During the Holy Week all to... [ read more ]

Festive Events in Costa Smeralda

Festive Events in Costa Smeralda

Italians have a refined way of celebrating every occasion, let it be an important or a less significant one but they are in a festive mood especially when it comes to religious events. In almost every month there is a special festive event which gives a reason to have fun and spend a great time together with friends and family. The majority of these events happen during the summer months however you might crash one or two of them in the winter, spring or autumn seasons. We made a list for you ... [ read more ]

Most important events in Central Sardinia

Most important events in Central Sardinia

Sardinia is a place where one will be easily entertained and never get bored. In order to experience the true nature and essence of Sardinia you must simply attend one of the many festivals, carnivals and events which take place on the island. Throughout the whole year there are several religious celebrations, colorful carnivals and other events which make the island of Sardinia a great holiday location. Experience century old traditions and peak into the history of Sardinia. You can enjoy wat... [ read more ]

Christmas traditions in Italy

Christmas traditions in Italy

  Just like in any other country in this world Christmas traditions in Italy have a charm of their own. Influenced either by the local culture or by the Italian’s way of preserving or ‚adapting’ Christmas specific customs and rituals, these specific events taking place around the most beautiful part of the year can turn any holiday into amazing moments and later on memories. Giving presents Unlike the general custom of giving presents on the 24th of December, also known as th... [ read more ]