A Christmas to experience in Veneto! Where? Among the colors, lights, decorations and tastes of the Christmas markets that in these days populate the streets of the cities.
An opportunity to hunt for original gifts, buy creative handmade decorations, taste typical flavors but also discover art cities, medieval villages and evocative mountain hamlets.
In the article you will find the 7 most beautiful Christmas markets in Veneto, the ones you should not miss to fully enjoy the magic of Christmas.
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NATALE IN PIAZZA IN VERONA
Verona, the city of love par excellence, is dressed in lights, sounds and Christmas colors. A fairy-tale atmosphere will be the backdrop to the characteristic wooden houses of the Christmas markets that will enliven Piazza dei Signori from November 17 to December 26, 2017.
More than 80 exhibitors with typical handicraft products such as glass, wood and ceramic decorations, many gift ideas as well as gourmet specialties and delicious Christmas cakes.
Location: Piazza dei Signori, Cortile Mercato Vecchio, Via della Costa, Piazza Indipendenza, Lungadige San Giorgio, Castel San Pietro and San Zeno.
Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday: 10 am – 09.30 pm, Friday, Saturday / Pre-Festivals: 10 am – 11 pm. On December 24, the market closes at 17.00. On December 25, the market opens at 15.00. On December 26, the market closes at 18.00.
I GIARDINI DI NATALE IN ASIAGO
For Christmas, the picturesque city of Asiago is full of magic and colors! From November 11, 2017 to January 7, 2018 Piazza Carli and Piazza II Risorgimento will host the typical wooden houses, lights, decorations, tastes of tradition and … some snowflake!
A good opportunity for those who are looking for gift ideas, for those who want to decorate the Christmas tree or just to enjoy the magical Christmas atmosphere that characterized the decorated streets of Asiago.
In addition, for a tasteful break, typical Christmas cakes and delicious vin brulè await you.
Location: Piazza Carli and Piazza Risorgimento
Opening hours: in November and early December, the Christmas markets will open only during the weekend, while during the holidays, from December 22 to January 7, will open every day.
NATALE SOTTO LE MURA IN CASTELFRANCO VENETO
A unique Christmas atmosphere in Castelfranco Veneto, where the mighty city walls embrace the traditional wooden houses of the market.
As every year from November 25, to January 7, 2018 “Christmas under the walls” will take place, an event during which there will be about thirty exhibitors with handmade creations, delicious food and wine.
Location: Public Gardens along the castle walls in Piazza Giorgione
Opening hours: from December 2, to January 7, 2018
NATALE A PADOVA. UNA CITTÀ DI STELLE!
Also in Padua, the Christmas atmosphere is lit up with a new and rich program of events, markets, decorations and lights that adorn the city.
The traditional “Christmas in Padua. A city of stars!” will take place with the Artistic Crafts Market in Capitaniato Square and the charming and fairy Lappone Village in Eremitani Square.
A lot of fun, original gift ideas and an opportunity to admire the colorful streets of the center, enjoying hot chocolate, vin brulé and sweets.
Location: Piazza Capitaniato and Piazza Eremitani.
Opening Hours: Artistic Crafts Market from December 5, to January 7, 2018, Lappone Village from 25 November 25, to January 7, 2018.
GIARDINI DI NATALE IN BELLUNO
Even this year, Belluno welcome the Christmas holidays with the traditional market in Piazza Martiri, in the charming location of the historic gardens.
About twenty stalls, where you can go hunting for wooden crafts, warm winter clothes, Christmas decorations and typical products such as vin brulé and chocolate. During the weekends, there will also be numerous events, such as music, shows and children’s games.
Location: Giardini storici di Piazza dei Martiri
Opening hours: from November 29, to December 24, 2017.
XVI RASSEGNA STELLE A NATALE IN CISON DI VALMARINO
Christmas comes even in one of the most beautiful hamlets in Italy. We are talking about Cison di Valmarino that during the festivities will host a special market at the Case Mariane, Ex Cantine Brandolini, Piazza Roma and Villa Marcello Marinelli.
Gift ideas, wooden crafts, embroidery, floral arrangements, decorations, local food and delicacies to satisfy your desire of Christmas shopping. A peculiarity? Every artisan will set up an authentic representation of the Nativity in his shop.
Location: Case Mariane, Ex Cantine Brandolini, Piazza Roma and Villa Marcello Marinelli
Opening hours: 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17 December 2017.
TREVISO CUOR DI NATALE
Even the wonderful city of Treviso is ready to welcome Christmas with “Treviso Cuor di Natale” and its rich calendar of events.
The traditional markets of handicrafts and antiques “Cose d’altri tempi” at Borgo Cavour and via Canova, the exhibition dedicated to artisan and organic food “Art & Bio” in Piazza Pola, the Artisan Market of Creative Recycle in Piazzetta Battistero and much more. In short, a rich program of events to enjoy the enchanting Christmas atmosphere of the city.
Location: “Cose d’altri tempi” at Borgo Cavour and via Canova, “Arti & Bio” in Piazza Pola, Artisan Market of the Creative Recycle in Piazzetta Battistero.
Opening hours: “Cose d’altri tempi” on December 3-10 and December 17 from 8 am to 8 pm, “Arti & Bio” on 2 and 3 December from 9 am to 7.30 pm, Artisan Market of Creative Recycle 2-3, 8-9- 10, 16-17 and 23-24 December from 9 am to 8 pm.