Christmas in Italy: luxury vacation on the sea or in the snow
27 Nov

Christmas in Italy: luxury vacation on the sea or in the snow

Christmas is the perfect time to go on holiday in Italy: from North to South, indeed, you can live the magical atmosphere of this tradition which every year livens up cities and villages in all the country.

From the seaside places, where Xmas lights create a spectacular landscape and the mild climate allow to have a walk on the seaside both during the day and the night. To mountain cities, ideal solution for ski-lovers or for those loving to spend a relaxing day in thermal baths surrounded by the snowy view.

Christmas holidays in Sicily: typical markets and history

Christmas in Sicily is really worth a visit. First of all, it is the ideal destination if you want to spend a vacation surrounded by the many historical treasures hidden in this island. For art but also nature lovers, here are some perfect cities for your Christmas holidays: Palermo, Catania, Trapani, Siracusa. All charming and with exclusive places to visit, but also luxury villas where to stay.

On this island, moreover, you can find many traditional Christmas markets where to buy craft products or taste local products. Among these, there are the ones in Erice (Trapani), Caltagirone (Catania), Rometta Marea (Messina), Agrigento, Ragusa.

Tuscany: destination for an exclusive Christmas

Also Tuscany is among the favorite Christmas destinations by Italian people and tourists coming from all over the world. In December, this region rich of historical cities and thermal baths is the ideal for vacations surrounded by relaxiation and art. In Florence, for example, it is possible to visit artistic beauties but also taste typical dishes of the tradition, having a walk in the center of the city for the most exclusive shopping.

In this region there are also many thermal baths, perfect if you want to spend a relaxing day. We give you a list of the most exclusive ones:

  • Terme di Saturnia, in the heart of the Maremma e immersed in the most uncontaminated nature
  • Terme di Petriolo (near Siena)
  • Terme di Chianciano (near Montepulciano)
  • Terme di Montecatini (near Pistoia and Lucca)