Thinking of visiting family in Italy for the holidays? Why not check out some of the most beautiful things Italy has to offer in December. Take a look at our list of top 5 fun things to do in Italy this month.
1. Shop in Milano
Shopping in Milan is always a good idea, but from December 7th to the 10th the Milanese celebrate Sant’Ambrogio with a beautiful (and oldest) fair in Italy called oh bej, oh bej meaning how beautiful in Milanese dialect. This fair has a lot of different food, decorations and local crafts.
2. Attend the Wine Tasting Event
What’s a better way to celebrate the Christmas spirit than to cheers with some of the best Italian wine. Wine cellars in Tuscany open their doors to tourists to celebrate Cantine Aperte a Natale which means Open Wine Cellars at Christmas.
3. Take Advantage of Italy’s Mountains
You don’t need to know how to ski or snowboard to enjoy the beauty of Italy’s mountains. From the north to the south, you can find amazing village resorts in the mountains.
4. Walk Through the Christmas Street Markets
If you are one of those big Christmas enthusiasts then these are a must for you! Walking through one of these Mercatini di Natale are filled with tons of Christmas objects and delicious Italian desserts.
5. Check out the Nativity Scenes in Napoli
Napoli is popular for their presepi (nativity scenes) and you will find all kinds of beautiful nativity scenes displayed.
Do you know of any other fun things to do in Italy during these colder months? Share your suggestions in the comments.
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