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Christmas markets in the most suggestive destinations of the Alps

The most popular Christmas markets are exactly those of the Alpine destinations. From the one in the archeological area of the Roman Theatre in Aosta to the Christmas market in Cortina d’Ampezzo in the Bellunese Dolomites, passing through Valtellina with the markets of Albosaggia, near Sondrio, and Livigno. Among the most popular ones, there are the Christmas markets of Trento, for the Trentino region, and Meran, Sterzing, Brixen, Bruneck... for South Tyrol. However, almost all the mountain destinations have their own Christmas market. Tourists love walking through the small wooden houses in search of a gift among handcrafted products and those of the local culinary traditions, decorations for the nativity scene or the Christmas tree. It is often the first holiday in the skiing destinations, during the Conception bank holiday or at the Advent weekends, that offers you the chance to experience these pre-Christmas atmospheres, softened by the snow and marked by decorations, lights, music, traditional sweets and mulled wine.

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26 Nov 2021 - 06 Jan 2022
Christmas markets

Christmas Market Bruneck

Christmas in the heart of the Alps

Brunico / Bruneck

Plan de Corones / Kronplatz, Dolomites, South Tyrol

Brunico combines the charm of a small town with the distinctive atmosphere of a winter sports resort. With the Kronplatz Mountain in the background, while strolling through the streets of the Old Town you will feel this unique mix of Alpine comfort and Italian Dolce Vita. That’s why a visit to the Christmas market in Brunico is an absolute must in the pre-festive season. The joyful anticipation is taking over the city. Lovely decorated stands offer arts and craft, sweet treats, handmade decorations and culinary... continue

26 Nov 2021 - 06 Jan 2022
Christmas markets

Christmas Market Brixen

Feel the magic of Christmas at the Christmas Market of Brixen!

Bressanone / Brixen

Valle Isarco / Eisacktal, Alto Adige

The Bressanone Christmas market on Piazza Duomo in Bressanone, framed by the cathedral, the parish church of San Michele and the town hall, is one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in South Tyrol. From November 26th 2021 to January 6th 2022, the old town is dressed in a thousand lights to provide the right spirit. The traditional Christmas Market in Bressanone welcomes you with melodies and Christmas scents that warm the heart and mulled wine that warms the body. Christmassy stalls offer wood carvings,... continue

26 Nov 2021 - 06 Jan 2022
Christmas markets


Christmas season in Eppan

Appiano sulla Strada del Vino / Eppan an der Weinstrasse

Bolzano / Bozen and surroundings, South Tyrol

Every year during christmas time, Eppan is ablaze with light. The Advent season starts on the 26th of November in St. Michael | Eppan. On the 27th of November, the traditional manger exhibition in St. Pauls | Eppan opens its doors. Until the 6th of January over 100 mangers can be admired in the illuminated windows, bowfronts and alcoves in the streets of the historic town centre.

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