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Christmas in Trentino? Yes, at Lake Garda

by Isabelle Yrma Pace
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Christmas in Trentino? The magic of this period doubles if you spend it in Trentino. Perhaps you don’t know that at Lake Garda Trentino, Christmas means markets, shopping, taste and atmosphere! You wont’ believe it, but here Santa Claus lives!

In Trentino, the magic of the Advent is in any corner.

The Christmas markets have an ancient tradition that dates back to 1450.

In Trentino, the magic of Christmas and the aroma of mulled wine invade any corner of the region. Everywhere, little wood houses full of artisanal products catapult you in a unique atmosphere.

Even Lake Garda Trentino gets ready for Christmas with unmissable events and markets.

Let’s see them all!

Christmas Market in Arco

The legendary Christmas Market of Arco doesn’t stop to fascinate adults and children. The 41 wood houses are open from 15th November 2019 to 6th January 2020… lights, colours, gift ideas and the real magic of Christmas everywhere. An artisan’s passion, a farmer’s love, an artist’s dream… different, colourful, scented and unique worlds. On 7th December, fireworks from Castello di Arco. Simply amazing.

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Christmas Market in Canale di Tenno

Imagine you are losing yourself in the rarefied Christmas atmosphere in an ancient village. One of the most beautiful ones in Italy. Where are you? In Canale di Tenno, where the Middle Age lives in any corner and Christmas makes it even more authentic. Every weekend, from November 23rd to December 15th 2019 in the cellars of the medieval village you can visit market stalls and buy homemade products and taste typical flavours like Carne Salada, a traditional food born in Tenno in 1500.

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Di Gusto in Gusto, the Christmas market of local products

When you will be walking up and down the streets in the old centre of Riva del Garda from 16th November 2019 to 5th January 2020, the scents and flavours of our typical products will seduce you. Di Gusto in Gusto is a real Christmas street food event.

Producers and restauranteurs give life to the Villaggio del Gusto where you can taste typical dishes. Canederli, carne salada, lake fish, Garda olive oil and Trento Doc sparkling wine. A unique occasion to enjoy, taste and discover the best of the excellent food&drink made in Trentino, fully surrounded by the Christmas atmosphere!

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Santa Claus House and the Elves’ Academy

Let’s salute the wannabe Santa’s elves. Lake Garda Trentino is Santa’s home and here there is no less than the Elves’ Academy to become a loyal Santa’s helper!

Even this year Santa has decided to move to Riva del Garda to conclude the preparations before the magical night. You will find him in his dwelling on the lake at Rocca di Riva del Garda from 31st Novembre to 31st December 2019. Here, kids can play, draw and shape something nice using their hands at the Elves’ Factory. In addition, they can get their face painted, wear Christmas clothing, play on Santa’s bed and, when it’s time for a snack, Natalina – Santa’s wife – will prepare some good hot chocolate and cookies!

Would you, my dear, become a Santa’s helper? The Elves’ Academy is waiting for you, book it now

Christmas in Trentino? Yes, at Lake Garda Events Winter

Garda Trentino Xmas Trail

Christmas doesn’t only mean winter events with traditions and good food.

Lake Garda Trentino is a real outdoor gym. During the wintertime, you can practise some sports and enjoy our superb nature. If you want to try a fantastic trail run, register at Garda Trentino Xmas Trail.

A very panoramic 30K course that will symbolically hug you at Christmastime! When? On 14th December 2019 from 9:00 to 18:00.

The winter at Lago di Garda Trentino is never too cold, so you can enjoy our pure nature even in this period of the year. From the end of November to the beginning of January, you can live the magic of Christmas thanks to the Christmas markets and the winter events that here, in this little corner of paradise, will make this season an occasion to live great emotions.

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