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Strolling through markets - Christmas 2017

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Whether you are looking for an original Christmas gift or a special dress and clothing accessory to wear, for a tree decoration, or a new statue for your crib, from mid-November Bologna turns into a huge glittering window.
Special editions of the city markets, Sunday openings of shops in December, exhibition-markets... Manifold opportunities for strolling, searching, discovering, which make you plunge into the magical atmosphere of Bologna at Christmas time.

Antica Fiera di Santa Lucia

Antica Fiera di Santa Lucia

Traditional “Fair of Santa Lucia”: every year the Chiesa dei Servi monumental portico fills with stalls selling Crib items, Christmas decorations, sweets and gifts.

Fiera di Natale

Fiera di Natale

Christmas market that takes place every year in the heart of the city center, on the right side of San Pietro Cathedral. Visitors can find there handicrafts, sweets and original gift ideas.

Villaggio di Natale Francese

Villaggio di Natale Francese

A special opportunity to plunge into the magic atmosphere of a traditional French Christmas village with gastronomic products, handicrafts and accessories.

Regali a Palazzo 2017

Regali a Palazzo 2017

In the beautiful location of Palazzo Re Enzo the traditional appointment with the quality craftsmanship in different field, characterizing our territory.

Fiera dell'Antiquariato

Fiera dell'Antiquariato

Antiques market taking place every year in December under the Voltone del Podestà, in the heart of the historical center.

Natale a Porta Galliera

Natale a Porta Galliera

Christmas shopping in Piazza XX Settembre, with stalls selling clothing and accessories, present ideas, and much more. There is also a small carousel for children.

La Piazzola

La Piazzola

Besides the usual Friday and Saturday openings, in December the historical market in Piazza VIII Agosto is also scheduled on Sundays. Till December 24th many ideas for your presents, such as clothes, shoes and accessories, flowers, fashion jewelry, pottery, and much more.

Mercato Antiquario Città di Bologna

Mercato Antiquario Città di Bologna

Three weekends in November and December to look for your Christmas present, among the stalls of the traditional Bologna antique market in the square facing the Basilica of Santo Stefano.

Mercatino del Vintage

Mercatino del Vintage

For all Vintage lovers the small Tuesday market in Piazza Puntoni is an opportunity not to be missed for finding original gifts to be placed under the Christmas tree.

Handicrafts in Via San Giuseppe

Handicrafts in Via San Giuseppe

The markets DecoMela Art and San Giuseppe Colors propose many items suitable for your Christmas gifts: bijoux, semi-precious stones, leather and cloth accessories, wood objects.

Mercatino Kurbis

Mercatino Kurbis

Small market specialized in handicrafts that moves in via Righi in November and December, with many ideas for an original present.