Christmas Markets, Traditions and Special Events in the Italian Capital: Discover Rome in Christmas Time

Also this year, the traditional Christmas and Epiphany Market comes back in Rome in the beautiful Piazza Navona taking place from November, 26th 2010 to January, 6th 2011.
Visitors will find several stalls offering typical, Christmas culinary specialties, stockings filled with presents, sweets and chocolate, decorations for their Christmas tree, everything for the Nativity scene and much more.
In addition, street artists, jugglers, shopkeepers will liven up the ancient Rome’s Christmas market. As usual, such a wonderful square will be filled with music, Christmas songs, merry-go-rounds, colored lights and stalls full of sweets, candies, biscuits, playthings, Christmas decorations, cotton candy and much more…
If you wish to go to Rome during Christmas time, remember that a visit to Rome wouldn’t be complete without a stroll among the many stalls of the Christmas market in Piazza Navona (Navona Square). An original appointment for both adults and children!
In addition, don’t forget about the fabulous Christmas event at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, the “cultural factory” where every year many events, concerts and exhibitions are scheduled together with many interesting appointments for Christmas time. This year, the most beloved event in Christmas time in Rome waits for you from December, 4th 2010 until January, 9th 2011.
A special event full of attractions for adults and children for a whole month. There will be a enchanted wood welcoming visitors with 40 enlightened fir trees, and Santa Claus Home, where children will have the chance to meet Santa and take a picture with him.
There will be also an ice rink and an ancient merry-go-round for children, whereas adults will have the opportunity to spend time in “Natale in Fiera”, a fair offering many traditional and local products, culinary specialties from all the Italian regions, handicrafts and Christmas gifts. Jewels, clothes, high-quality design pieces, installations and demonstrations of master craftsmen.
So, here at the Christmas Market in Rome you will find everything for your ideal Christmas gifts and for having fun with your family, your children and friends and spending in this way a special Christmas in Rome.
Further information about events in Rome are available on the online tourist guide to Rome: www.aboutroma.com
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