Bring the family together to northern Italy this Christmas to create unforgettable memories

Christmas is a festivity that Italians celebrate for weeks and the perfect destination for travellers of any age.

This holiday is about beloved ones finally gathering around the table, midnight Masses and Christmas markets popping up throughout the Country: spiced aromas of mulled wine and cinnamon fill the air of the piazzas dressed up with stalls displaying traditional nativity scenes and seasonal artisanal crafts.

Traveling to Italy during the Christmas holidays will allow visitors to experience many unique traditions that can be found only at this time of the year, to discover the most fascinating towns with fewer tourists and more advantageous accommodation rates, while immersing in the most festive atmosphere of the year.

Are you curious to know our 3 favourite Northern Italy towns to explore this Christmas

1. Verona

The city of Romeo and Juliet is also the perfect base point to explore Lake Garda towns and Christmas markets.
In the original home town of Pandoro, don’t miss the chance to learn the recipes of the Italian traditional Christmas delicacies at a local family house;
Explore the traditional festive Christmas markets of Lake Garda and Trento region.
Treat yourselves to a day of relax at the fascinating Spa of the town of Sirmione;

The traditional italian Christmas cake “Pandoro”

2. Milan

The most cosmopolitan Italian town lights up in its own glamorous way during the Holiday Season.
Follow the fairy colorful lights and discover the rich history of the city and its outdoor Christmas markets;
Browse the latest fashions of the unique boutiques and designer stores in the lively and shiny Fashion district; Dive into Leonardo Da Vinci’s history with a tour of the Last Supper masterpiece and of the Leonardo 3 Museum to experience the Genius’ famous inventions and machines.

The Last Supper (Leonardo, 1495–1498)

3. Venice

The “Serene” city is a treasure chest of kid-friendly activities.
Explore Venice at sunset and discover its many mysteries and darkest secrets;
Become a master Glassmaker for a day and bring home the Muran Glass object you personally crafted;

Murano Glass
Murano Glass – It is one of the most refined and renown type of crafts worldwide of vase in glass factory

Dress the whole family up with the traditional Venetian costumes and prepare for an amusing photoshoot.

Choose Top Travel Italy expertise and insider knowledge for your clients’ next trip to Italy these Holidays.