santo stefano

Where Santo Stefano Comes From

Have you ever spent the Christmas period in Italy? If you have, you probably know that after the big Christmas celebration, on the 26th December people have another important holiday: Santo Stefano. It is a Christian festivity dedicated to the first martyr, Stefano, who preach the word of God and converted many people to Christianity. For […]

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The Nativity Scene: A Great Neapolitan Christmas Tradition

Do you know how important is the Nativity Scene in the Italian culture? Well, I daresay that the Presepe (Nativity Scene) is the symbol of Christmas in the Neapolitan tradition. If you have ever been to Naples, in Italy, you must have gone to San Gregorio Armeno: a lovely street in the city centre famous for […]

Best Italian Artisanal Panettone

Top 5 Best Italian Artisanal Panettone

Are you wondering what is the best Italian artisanal panettone to buy? If you are tired of industrial panettone and want to discover the best artisanal ones for this Christmas, you have landed at the right page! In Italy panettone is the most typical Christmas cake and you can find many different versions, from the […]

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The Immaculate Conception: Origins and Traditions in Italy

Do you know the Italian Immaculate Conception tradition? As you probably know, the 8th December is an important Italian national holiday: it is the celebration of the Immacolata Concezione (Immaculate Conception). It was stated as a Catholic dogma in 1854 by Pope Pio XI. In this day people celebrate the conception of the Virgin Mary […]

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Top 10 Italian Christmas Presents

Italians love the Christmas shopping, both walking down the decorated street in the city center and on the Internet. Every year they search the most useful and nice presents for family and friends, split between tradition and innovation. So what do they buy the most? Let’s find out the Italian tastes about Christmas presents! Technology […]

Christmas Destinations Italy

Top 5 Destinations in Italy For Christmas 2019

Looking for the best Christmas Destinations in Italy? Our Top 5 Christmas Destinations in Italy will help you plan your holiday. There are so many gorgeous places in Italy to spend a fantastic Christmas! So read carefully our suggestions! Val Gardena. In the heart of the Dolomites, Val Gardena is a perfect place to spend […]

Romantic Christmas Italy

Top Romantic Christmas Destinations In Italy

Spending a romantic Christmas in Italy is an unforgettable experience! There are many amazing destinations for a romantic Christmas in Italy, you are really spoilt for choice! Italy offers a huge variety of places, so you can choose among many destinations, all fantastic. Living the local traditions and breathing the Christmas atmosphere is quite romantic […]

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Italian Conversation Class Christmas Edition 8th December 2018

Looking for a cool class to learn the Italian language? If you want to learn the Italian language taking part in a great class, you can’t miss our FREE Conversation Class Christmas Edition on the 8th December. As you probably know, Christmas in Italy is a very important festivity. Families gather around a beautifully set table […]