Christmas markets: Trentino makes Christmas truly special
The towns are teeming with lights, scents and warm Christmas colours, making the Trentino atmosphere magical and familiar. In Trentino it is possible to experience these emotions thanks above all to the Christmas markets in the squares and city centres.
Every year many people travel to the Christmas Markets to visit, shop or just to immerse themselves in their magic. Hotel Zodiaco's location is ideal for visiting the nearby markets of Trento and the many surrounding towns.
Here is our short guide to the most interesting markets.
Trento Christmas Markets
Every year, in Piazza Fiera, 23 November to 30 Decemberthe city of Trento hosts its typical and characteristic Christmas marketswhich offer traditional Christmas tree and crib decorations, handicrafts and small gifts.
There is no shortage of gastronomic specialities, such as strudel, traditional Trentino and Tyrolean recipes, mulled wine and much more.
Trento is one of the towns in Trentino best known for the charm and attractiveness of its markets.
The Trento Christmas Market is only about 15 km from the Hotel Zodiaco.
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Other Christmas markets near the Hotel Zodiaco
Staying at the Hotel Zodiaco in Monte Bondone gives you the opportunity to visit various Christmas markets, which are easily accessible from our hotel.
- Christmas market in Levico Termefrom 23 November to 22 December and from 26 December to 6 January.
- Christmas market of Rovereto, about 40 km away - From 22 November to 6 January
- Christmas market of Arch, about 67 km away - From 15 November to 6 January
- Christmas market in Pergine Valsugana, about 30 km away - From 16 November to 6 January
- Christmas market of Rank, about 44 km away - From 30 November to 22 December
- Christmas market of Mezzolombardoabout 40 km away - From 22 November to 24 December
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A bit of history on the Christmas Markets
The first edition of the Christmas market dates back to 1994, when the Central European city of Trento hosted only 12 small houses where handcrafted quality articles suitable for the whole family, ideal as Christmas gifts.
The Christmas market has its origins in the combination of German and Italian traditions. As the meeting point between the two European culturesThe city of Trento has absorbed the traditions of both cultures. In particular, the St Nicholas Marketsbetter known as St. Nicholasare a German tradition dating back to the 14th century when this was the only opportunity throughout the year to buy Christmas decorations.
Over the years, the Christmas markets of Trento have become more and more valuable, to the point where they have now become one of the greater importance of the city of Trento and beyond.
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