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  • South Tyrol‘s Christmas Markets

    Experience the magical atmosphere and age-old traditions.

    It doesn’t matter whether you visit the biggest Christmas market, the «Christkindlmarkt» in Bolzano, or the ones at Bressanone or Vipiteno, or even the one in the easternmost part of South Tyrol, at Brunico, or the picturesque market at the famous spa of Merano: anyone who goes to the South Tyrol Christmas markets will always be fascinated by the romantic magic of Advent.

    The Christmas Market in Bolzano

    It is Italy’s biggest Christmas market. For almost two decades now it has attracted countless visitors every year to the magnificently decorated Piazza Walther, with its uniquely special Advent atmosphere. So Bolzano is one of most popular holiday destinations in Europe during the winter romantic Christmas time.
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    For almost a month, festive aromas fill the streets and picturesque alleyways in South Tyrol’s regional capital; the shimmering sparkle of romantic lamps and flickering candles bathes Bolzano in a magical light for a short period.

    Even when Mother Holle turns Bolzano with some snowflakes into a white winter splendor the winter fairy tale is perfect! If group travels, couples or families with children: The Christmas market in Bolzano offers for everyone magic and unforgettable moments.

    Merano Christmas Market / Merano Advent

    When the temperature plunges, the first snows reach the summits of the surrounding alpine peaks and the tempting scent of delicious hot drinks and fresh pastries finds its way into your nose, then it’s Advent time in beautiful Merano. If you would like to visit the town near the River Passirio you should book now the right accommodation in Merano so you can look forward the magic atmosphere during the advent time in Merano.
    Family on the Christmas Market Merano Hot spiced wine Wood carver Christmas Market Merano Wood carver a Merano Christmas view in winter Christmas stand XXL Christmas decoration in Merano
    From the end of November to the beginning of January, visitors can experience genuine Christmas magic in the romantic atmosphere: traditional handicrafts and wonderful culinary specialities, peaceful moments of cosy togetherness or a sociable hour or two with friends and family – the ingredients of the famous and extremely popular Merano Advent.

    Bressanone Christmas Market

    It gets visitors and locals alike into the mood for the most wonderful time of the year, bathes the venerable walls of the former bishop’s seat in an atmospheric light and promises warm and friendly moments in good company: Bressanone Christmas Market. If you would like to get an expression of the magic advent and to spend your winter holidays in this beautiful area you should book now the right accommodation in Bressanone.
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    Nestling around the splendid cathedral, encircled by proud, centuries old buildings, visitors are met by a colourful world of tempting scents and unique flavours. Unforgettable insights into traditional arts and handicrafts and coach rides for the entire family round off the festive offering.

    Cribs, made in laborious manual labor, carved wooden figures, candles, glass and ceramic manufactures fascinate and please the eye of the viewer. Taste the typical specialties from Valle Isarco and enjoy the unique atmosphere on the cathedral square.

    Christmas Market Bruneck / Brunico

    Visitors to Brunico’s Christmas market on the Kronplatz know just how and where to get in the mood for the Advent period.
    Magical peace in a romantic atmosphere, the magnificent smell of freshly baked pastries and cakes, and the magical charm of the icy and uniquely beautiful Val Pusteria in winter – visitors to Brunico’s Christmas market know just how and where to get themselves in the mood for the Advent period. Are you interested? Then search now the right accommodation in Brunico and allow yourself to be seduced by the fairytale ambience in the traditional Christmas Market near the Rienza River.
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    In addition to Christmassy gift ideas for both him and her, the town on the river Rienza offers a colourful range of culinary highlights and traditional arts and handicrafts; a special programme for your little ones also provides an abundance of fun and variety.

    In good company and with your friends you will enjoy a warm glass of mulled wine or hot tee. Taste hot chestnuts, tasty pastry and some of the traditional dishes. You will see: On the Christmas market in Brunico fun and variety is absolutely guaranteed.

    Christmas Market Sterzing / Vipiteno Christmas Star anise

    For a short time the principle town of the Alta Valle Isarco, which is situated at almost 1,000 metres above sea level, is transformed into a genuine winter’s fairytale. Spend unforgettable moments on a relaxed stroll through Vipiteno’s traditional alleyways and enjoy the special atmosphere that pervades the town during Advent.

    Under the „Zwölferturm“which was built in 1486, you have the possibility to watch handmade cribs and traditional Christmas tree decorations. Local craftsmen offer their works of art for sale and the streets and places of Vipiteno are fulfilled with the aroma of freshly baked pastries.

    Other Christmas markets in Chiusa, Castelrotto and San Candido.