three magic kings

The Festival of the Three Magic Kings in Spain

Do you know who the Three Magic Kings are? Differently from other Christmas traditions, in Spain the most important festival for children is the Fiesta de Los tres Reyes Magos (Festival of the Three Magic Kings) on January 6, also known as Epiphany. Christmas Day is also celebrated as in the whole Christian world but […]

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Where Santo Stefano Comes From

Do you know what Santo Stefano is in Italy? You probably know that after the big Christmas celebration, on the 26th December in Italy people have another important holiday: Santo Stefano. It is a Christian festivity dedicated to the first martyr, Stefano, who preach the word of God and converted many people to Christianity. For […]

Christmas in Spain

Christmas in Spain: Discover Some Lovely Traditions

Do you know anything about Christmas in Spain? If you are going to celebrate Christmas in Spain, you will spend an amazing time. As in many other countries, in Spain Christmas is a fantastic period of the year. So how do Spanish celebrate? Well, first of all you have to be aware that Christmas starts […]

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Christmas Eve Dinner in Italy

One of the most important Christmas traditions in Italy is the so called Cenone on the Christmas Eve. “Cenone” literally means big dinner, so you can easily imagine how abundant and tasteful it is! The Christmas Eve, within the Catholic religion, is one of the most sacred moment of the year; that is why originally […]

immaculate conception in Italy

The Immaculate Conception: Origins and Traditions in Italy

Do you know the Italian Immaculate Conception tradition? As you probably know, the 8th December is an important Italian national holiday: it is the celebration of the Immacolata Concezione (Immaculate Conception). It was stated as a Catholic dogma in 1854 by Pope Pio XI. In this day people celebrate the conception of the Virgin Mary […]

Best Italian Artisanal Panettone

Top 5 Best Italian Artisanal Panettone

Are you wondering what is the best Italian artisanal panettone to buy? If you are tired of industrial panettone and want to discover the best artisanal ones for this Christmas, you have landed at the right page! In Italy panettone is the most typical Christmas cake and you can find many different versions, from the […]

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The Nativity Scene: A Great Neapolitan Christmas Tradition

Do you know how important is the Nativity Scene in the Italian culture? Well, I daresay that the Presepeย (Nativity Scene) is the symbol of Christmas in the Neapolitan tradition. If you have ever been to Naples, in Italy, you must have gone to San Gregorio Armeno: a lovely street in the city centre famous for […]

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Top 5 Destinations in Italy For Christmas 2021

Looking for the best Christmas Destinations in Italy? Our Top 5 Christmas Destinations in Italy will help you plan your holiday. There are so many gorgeous places in Italy to spend a fantastic Christmas! So read carefully our suggestions! Val Gardena. In the heart of the Dolomites, Val Gardena is a perfect place to spend […]

Pavo Trufado De Navidad

Let’s Make Pavo Trufado De Navidad

The Pavo Trufado De Navidad is one of the most typical Spanish Christmas recipes! In many areas of Spain, the Pavo Trufado De Navidad is the main dish of the Christmas dinner, so if this year you want to prepare something special this is absolutely the perfect recipe! Do you know what is it? It’s […]