Natale Albero Piazza del Nettuno 2019 ©Pietrobondi

Holidays in Bologna

The magic of Christmas in everywhere in Bologna: the streets and monuments are lighted up, the Christams tree brights Piazza Nettuno and the markets all around the city are heartwarming.

Find out more about Christmas Holidays in the city and its greater area

Presepi Natale, Bologna, 2019 ©Pietrobondi

The tradition of cribs

Private gardens and churches host the most incredible nativity scenes

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Natale a Imola, via

The festive initiatives in the territory

Apennines, Plain and Imola Area welcome the festivities with great energy

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Raviole, Calderara di Reno, 2022 ©Piergiorgio Sorgetti

What are Bologna's traditional Christmas desserts?

Get ready for the sweetest season of the year

Enjoy delicacies
Christmas markets

Christmas markets

Christmas trees, decorations and figurines, not to mention mulled wine and many other typical products

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