Christmas & Christmas Markets in South Tyrol

Many visitors agree that the finest Christmas markets are located in South Tyrol. Indeed, during the holiday season Christmas markets truly transform South Tyrol’s villages and cities into something out of a fairytale. The scent of freshly baked cookies and apple strudel hangs in the air, market stalls with traditional, handcrafted South Tyrolean products and handmade Christmas tree decorations invite visitors to stroll around. Warm up with a delicious mulled wine or fruity punch. In addition to the five original South Tyrolean Christmas markets in Bolzano/Bozen, Merano/Meran, Bressanone/Brixen, Vipiteno/Sterzing, and Brunico/Bruneck, many other villages host worthwhile Christmas markets: the medieval Christmas market in Chiusa/Klausen, the Advent market in Glorenza/Glurns, & Advent in the Sarntal valley to name just a few...
Der Christkindlmarkt in Sterzing
The South Tyrol Christmas Markets are certified as a Green Event | © Magnolia
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Video tutorials: Do-It-Yourself Christmas | © Magnolia

Video tutorials: Do-It-Yourself Christmas

Tradition at its very best: in South Tyrol, Christmas is linked with many old customs. Making biscuits and Zelten cakes at home is an experience that sweetens the holiday season, as does making Christmas decorations and creative gifts by hand.