Christmas Markets in Italy are popular both with the locals and visitors from all over the world. The markets known in Italian as “Mercatino di Natale” are not as numerous or on the same grand scale as the network of markets in Germany. Nevertheless, a visit to an Italian Christmas Market is one to remember, especially the amazing Christmas Markets in the Italian Alps.The Italians pride themselves on the elaborate crib displays and nativity scenes on display at many Christmas Markets. As with any Christmas Market the stallholders will have mouth-watering displays of local food and drink plus of course the usual array of locally manufactured seasonal gift items.
On this day trip from Milan you will visit one of the best Christmas markets in north of Italy. You can choose between three different amazing destinations: Bolzano, Merano or Aosta, according to the date you choose to travel.The departures of the 26th of November and the 18th of December are dedicated to Bolzano's Christmas market in the German speaking part of Italy. Featuring 80 exhibitors, 8 partners, 3 gastronomy stalls and a small market dedicated to children await the visitors this markets they keep alive their profound legacy with the traditions of the former Austrian Empire.The 26th of December enjoy the local cuisine and the traditional music at the Merano's Christmas Market. And while the adults can sit down for a well deserved glass of mulled wine, a petting zoo and a retro carousel will provide distractions for the kids.The impressive variety Aosta Christmas markets will be waiting for you the 16th of December. For the occasion, Aosta's main square is transformed into an alpine Christmas wonderland with lights, decorations, Christmas trees, and local products and food for sale.Depart by coach from Milan city center and in only a few hours you reach the Alps and enjoy the magic of Christmas surrounded by the Alpine atmosphere. Your knowledgeable and friendly guide will introduce you to all the secrets of this unique traditions so you can live a true experience like a local.After arrived on destination you will have time to explore at your own pace the city and the markets for the whole day before going back on the coach that will drive you back to Milan city center.