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The Christmas market in Trento

The traditional Christmas market in the historic centre of Trento has been enchanting its visitors for over 20 years with its magical atmosphere, the Christmas music, craft products and sweet and savoury temptations.

The wooden stalls are in the form of small houses spread out in Piazza Fiera and Piazza Cesare Battisti to offer visitors a choice of even more goods and culinary delights. The Christmas market in Trento attracts a large audience during Advent and after.

Around 70 cottages in Piazza Fiera and about 20 stalls in Piazza Battisti will mainly be used to show local crafts made of hay, wood, glass, fabric or ceramics. You can also taste typical specialities and excellent wines from Trentino.

The Christmas market will be held this year from 24 November 2018 to 6 January 2019. The stands are open every day between 10 am and 7.30 pm except Christmas day when it’s closed.

A trip from Lake Garda to Trento

If you spend a holiday at Lake Garda in winter, you shouldn't miss the Christmas markets in the area. The north shore of Lake Garda is just a few kilometres from the city of Trento. In addition to numerous sights, there's a beautiful Christmas market in the Advent season, which will delight young and old, families and couples in love as well as culture lovers and shopping friends.

If you're planning a winter trip to Trento, we also recommend a walk through the picturesque streets of the old town. Between the festively decorated shops, there are beautiful churches, such as the cathedral, which are especially worth a visit during this season.

After a stroll through the Christmas market in Trento, those interested in culture should also visit Buonconsiglio Castle, the new MUSE Science Museum or the Museum of Modern Art.

Trento turns into a nostalgic place full of magic at Christmas time. The Christmas market is one of the most popular in the area. It's one of the reasons why you should visit the picturesque city during your winter holidays at Lake Garda.

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