Christmas Markets in Italy – Brunico

Christmas Market, ©Dave_B_/Flickr

Christmas Market, ©Dave_B_/Flickr

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 deserts and buy your seasonal Christmas gifts at the different stands. Below you can read more about the advent period in Brunico and its Christmas market. 

About Brunico

Enter a charming and compelling seasonal atmosphere in the town of Brunico where lovely lights, magical concerts, the scent of pine trees and tasty and delicious goodies are waiting for you. Join in the wintertime fun: go skiing on the slopes of Plan de Corones, browse through the sands in a medieval setting set up in Via Bastioni and have even more fun in Tshurtschenthaler Park.

Plan De Corones, ©Bad Swan/Flickr

Plan De Corones, ©Bad Swan/Flickr

Admire the decorations, wooden toys and other products made of leathers, ceramic or glass. You can buy the local craftworks and take them home as a souvenir or give them away as a Christmas present. Lose yourself in the unique and individual flavors and smells of Brunico such as the fragrance of vin brulé and the several delicious local dishes.

The Brunico Christmas Market

Get in the mood for Christmas on the Kronplatz as you get absorbed by the local Christmas market. In this peaceful and romantic atmosphere one of the best things which is hard to describe and must simply be experienced personally, is the smell of freshly baked cakes and pastries. Val Pusteria during winter time is uniquely magnificent and magical.

Christmas Market, ©Dave_B_/Flickr

Christmas Market, ©Dave_B_/Flickr

There is a fairytale like environment which will definitely put you in the right mood before the winter holiday. Visit the Christmas Market located near River Rienza and get inspired for perfect Christmas gift ideas. The market offers a varied range of handcrafts, traditional arts and culinary attractions. There will be something special for your little ones as well sprinkled with lots of fun. Take your friends with you and have a nice chat next to a glass of nice mulled wine or a hot drink.

Calendario d'Avvento in Brunico, ©Lullaby71/Flickr

Calendario d’Avvento in Brunico, ©Lullaby71/Flickr

The taste of hut chestnuts, pastries and other traditional foods cannot be written down in words, they must be savored personally, so get you bags packed and visit Brunico.

 

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