Accensione luci in città, ph. Giorgio Bianchi per Comune di Bologna

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 reading the articles below about Christmas traditions in the city and its territory.

Christmas markets

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

Go visit them

New Year's Eve: all the events

Get ready for a party, a great dinner and much more

Find out more
Presepe, via Azzurra 10, Bologna. Ph. Antonio Salvatore

The tradition of cribs

Private gardens and churches host the most incredible nativity scenes

Find out more
Coro dell'Appennino in Piazza Maggiore. Ph. Giorgio Bianchi

The lights of the Holidays

Christmas lights all around the historical center, the Tree in Piazza Maggiore, the Asinelli Tower

Go ahead

Traditional Christmas delicacies

Get ready for the sweetest season of the year

So sweet


Sign up for our newsletter and stay updated on events and offers.