This Christmas, discover the 9th edition of Handicraft Market in Turin

Are you ready for spending a special Christmas in Italy?

If you’re in the neighbourhood of Turin (Northern Region of Piedmont), you will have the opportunity to visit the yearly Christmas Market, which this year will be held in Piazza Borgo Dora from 2nd to 23rd December 2011.

So, come on! Let’s go shopping for this Christmas! Find your Christmas gifts in this striking local market taking place in the “Cortile del Maglio” and Piazza Borgo Dora.

Over 140 exhibitors coming from all Italian regions and abroad, more than 100 stalls within the Cortile del Maglio and 52 chalets in Piazza Borgo Dora and in the opposite gardens.
Numbers are very attractive and this Christmas, shopping promises well!

As a matter of fact, once again visitors will find a wide range of Christmas products, wine tasting and delicious local specialties on sale. Handicraft stalls, lights, music, colours, an animation team and storytellers for children. Everything in the magic atmosphere of Turin.

Turin turns into a magic city with thousands lights, Christmas trees and decorations hanging in all windows and balconies. Children get ready for writing their letters to Santa and a flurry of Christmas specials!

In addition, you will find many special Christmas menus in several bars and restaurants in Turin and all the shops will be open all the week long.

On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, many special initiatives dedicated to the children for make them have fun in the most magic moment of the year!

La Banda Diavola: a music band made up of 5 winds and 1 percussion will perform from 5 pm to 7 pm in the indoor and outdoor exhibition areas on different dates in December.

Il Pazzariello di Natale: a trio of storyteller, an accordion and a tambourine performing from 5 to 7 pm in the indoor and outdoor exhibition areas on different dates in December.

Where
Cortile del Maglio
Piazza Borgo Dora

When
From 2nd to 23rd December 2011
From Monday to Friday, 3 pm – 8 pm
On Sundays and public holidays, on 9th and 23rd December, 10 am – 8 pm

For further information about the city of Turin, please have a look at our online guide About Turin.

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