Thinking of heading to Italy for the holidays? Here is a must have guide to holiday sights and sounds in Venice Italy – from the best Christmas markets in Venice to New Year’s concerts and much more.
Panettone: An Italian Holiday Tradition
When I first saw panettone, I thought it was the ubiquitous fruitcake that you see around the holidays. You know- the dense brick of a log that everyone hates, but gets as a gift…but no, I found out it is much, much more.
How to Enjoy Christmas in Florence Italy with Your Family
Thinking about heading to Firenze with your family for the holidays? Don’t leave without checking out our expert advice to help you really enjoy the magic of the city. Read on for details.
This Naples, Italy, Christmas Street Features “Presepi” (Nativity Scenes)
Naples is famous for its Christmas Nativity Scenes (presepi).
Visit the street where artisans create traditional Nativity figures as
well as those of famous people, such as Barack Obama.
How to See the Pope at Christmas and Throughout the Year
When and where you need to be to see the Pope at midnight mass at Christmas and throughout the year, and how to get tickets when necessary.
Piazzas and Prosecco: Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Italy
New York’s Times Square isn’t the only square that knows how to throw a New Year’s Eve party. Italy’s city squares offer less flashy alternatives to the raucous New York crowds.
Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s, Italian Style
Thinking about spending the holidays abroad? Great idea! Here’s what you need to know about Christmas and New Year’s in Italy, from the Feast of the Immaculate Conception to Epiphany.
Tips for Spending Christmas and New Years in Venice
The co-author of Chow! Venice: Savoring the Food and Wine of La Serenissima shares her tips from four Christmas/New Year’s holidays spent in Venice.
Catch the Christmas Spirit in Puglia, Campania, Umbria, Tuscany and More
Heading to Italy for the holidays? Don’t miss our comprehensive guide to Christmas celebrations in Amalfi, Bolzano, Bressanone, Gargano, Gubbio, Milan, Naples, Prato and Rome.