Christmas

The largest Christmas tree in the world

The largest Christmas tree in the world

The Christmas tree from the town of Gubbio, which is located in the province of Perugia in the region of Umbria, is the largest Christmas tree in the world. It is a unique light installation that dominates Gubbio from Mount Ingino. The more than 250 green light points trace the outline of a 650-meter Christmas tree. Inside the Christmas tree there are also more than 300 colored lights and the star on the top of the Christmas tree from Gubbio...

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Christmas in Milan

Christmas in Milan

In Milan, the lights are ready to be switched on and in many parts of the city preparations are underway for the start of the pre-Christmas festivities. With a special time travel through the atmospheres of Christmas in Milan, this magical moment of the year, we will take you to the most interesting corners of the Milanese capital and the really not to be missed events.   The Finnish market Towards the end of November, in Via dei Marchi,...

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Christmas in Italy

Christmas in Italy

As in any other part of the world, there is no shortage of Christmas trees and gifts in Italy. However, these elements are mixed with some ancient traditions, which often have a religious meaning. In addition, the Italian Christmas celebrations start earlier than at the December 24 and end later than on December 25. You may be surprised to learn that, especially in some regions, the Christmas spirit begins on December 8 - Immaculate Conception...

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Christmas time in Naples

Christmas time in Naples

During the Christmas season in Naples you will find a suggestive atmosphere that makes this celebration unique and magical. Below are some reasons why you should Naples in the region Campania should visit during the Christmas holidays.   The magical atmosphere of San Gregorio Armeno You can't think of Neapolitan Christmas without visiting this street in the heart of the historic center. San Gregorio Armeno is dedicated to the Christmas...

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The Christmas in the Italian families

The Christmas in the Italian families

Christmas in Italy is celebrated on December 25 and is the most important holiday for Italians during the year. With Christmas in Italian families, Italians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ (Gesù Bambino, Jesus Child) in the company of their loved ones . On this day, families and relatives unite, cook, eat and celebrate together and exchange gifts. The children wait impatiently for Christmas morning, December 25th, to see if "Babbo Natale"...

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Die Weihnachtshexe – La Befana

Die Weihnachtshexe – La Befana

In Italien werden die Kinder in der Weihnachtszeit öfters beschenkt. Es beginnt mit dem heiligen Nikolaus am 05. und 06. Dezember, am Weihnachtstag dem 25. Dezember bringt Babbo Natale (Weihnachtsmann) oder das Bambino Gesù (Jesukind) die Geschenke und am 06. Januar kommt die Befana und beschenkt die Kinder in Erinnerung an die drei heiligen Könige mit Süßigkeiten, Geschenken und süßer Kohle. Als „La Befana“ (von Epiphanie, dem Kirchenfest der...

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