santo stefano

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 […]

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 […]

top 10 italian christmas presents

Top 10 Italian Christmas Presents

Curious to discover the most popular Italian Christmas presents? Every year they search the most useful and nice Christmas presents for family and friends, split between tradition and innovation: but what are the most common Italian Christmas presents? Letโ€™s find out the Italian tastes! Technology โ€“ It seems that the most common presents are smartphones, […]

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 […]

ROMANTIC destinations FOR CHRISTMAS

Top Romantic Christmas Destinations In Italy

Spending a romantic Christmas in Italy is an unforgettable experience! There are many amazing destinations for a romantic Christmas in Italy, you are really spoilt for choice! Italy offers a huge variety of places, so you can choose among many destinations, all fantastic. Living the local traditions and breathing the Christmas atmosphere is quite romantic […]

lago di como

A Romantic Italian Christmas: Discover Lago di Como

Italy over Christmas offers a magic atmosphere and Lago di Como is one of the best places to go! Lago di Como is situated in the region called Lombardia, not far from the Alps. Third biggest lake in Italy, it is also one of the deepest in Europe with its 410 metres depth. Probably you […]