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Christmas is coming and with this event approaching all the Christmas markets start, in and around Florence.

The tradition of Christmas markets comes from Northern Europe, especially from Germany and Austria, and it has lately becomemercato- di-natale very familiar also in Italy and in the countryside around Florence.

The most famous Christmas market is held every year in Piazza Santa Croce. The "Weihnachtsmarkt", German Christmas Market, will begin on November 28 and will end on 20 December with a continuous opening time of 10am-10pm and free admission. An event that brings every year, in the historic center of Florence, the typical Christmas scents and flavors with over fifty stands.

An unmissable opportunity to dive into the Christmas atmosphere in one of the city's most beautiful squares. Numerous events will also be held for children, such as Santa Claus' House which will stand in the middle of the market
Adults will enjoy the concerts such as on Sunday 2 December, the gospel music of the Light Gospel Choir at Ognissanti church.

In the area around Florence many Christmas markets take place during December.

In Signa, the first German Christmas Market "Oberdrauburg" is scheduled for the last weekend of November: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25.
In San Godenzo the Christmas market is scheduled for November 25 in the historic center and in Londa on December 8.
In Scandicci the Christmas market will be held from December 1 to 24. In Fucecchio the Christmas market will be on December 15 and 16.
In Greve in Chianti the traditional Christmas market will take place on December 8, 15 and 16, while in Montespertoli it will be on December 16.
In the area of Mugello you will find Christmas markets in: Firenzuola on December 9 and 16, Barberino on December 8, 9, 16 and 23, Vicchio on December 9, 16 and 23. In Palazzuolo sul Senio you will find Christmas markets on December 8, 9, 15 and 16.

German Christmas Market – Weihnachtsmarkt
Piazza Santa Croce
Date: November 28 to December 20, 2018.
Timetable: every day from 10am to 10pm.





Published: 21/11/2018

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