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Christmas markets in Bardolino and surroundings

Christmas markets are just perfect to immerse in the magic of Christmas and the winter traditions of Lake Garda.
If you are on holiday at the Hotel Caesius Terme & SPA Resort and want to enjoy the Christmas flair at its best, don't miss the Christmas market in Bardolino!

Here you can find all the information and dates of the Christmas markets in Bardolino and the neighbouring towns!

The Bardolino Christmas Market

The Bardolino Christmas Market takes place from 26 November 2022 to 8 January 2023 along the beautiful lakeside promenade. The characteristic wooden huts offer typical products and gift ideas from traditional food and wine to local handicrafts with many high-quality Christmas items.
A covered ice-skating rink and a large Ferris wheel await you at the Carrara Bottagisio Park, while a horse carousel and Santa's interactive sleigh will keep your children entertained in Piazza del Porto.
Strolling through the old town you can visit the Church of San Severo, the Church of San Zeno and the Parish church of San Nicolò, all wrapped up in a magical Christmas atmosphere.
Numerous lightings will bring festive sparkle to the centre and recreate an artificial starry sky that -together with many other Christmas decorations- transforms Bardolino into a charming Christmas wonderland on Lake Garda.
The market will provide a packed entertainment programme, which also includes events shows and concerts. Finally, on 1 January, the brave ones can welcome the New Year with the traditional dive into the cold waters at the Mirabello lakefront.  

How to reach the Christmas market in Bardolino? On foot with a short walk, or, even easier, with our free shuttle bus that runs directly to the centre. The service is also available for the return journey. For more information ask at the reception desk. 

Christmas markets near Bardolino

The Christmas markets in the neighbouring towns will take place in Garda from 25 November 2022 to 8 January 2023 on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, pre-holidays and holidays (in Italy 8 December and 6 January are public holidays) and in Lazise on 26-27 November, 3-4, 8-9-10-11, 17-18 and 24 December, and from 26 December 2022 to 8 January 2023. Both places come with a festive atmosphere thanks numerous colourful lights and the stunning lake view.

The Garda Christmas market

Garda hosts the annual "Christmas under Olives" event. For the occasion, the town dresses up for the festivities, offering an alternative version of Christmas with a backdrop of olive trees instead of snow-covered fir trees.
In the Piazza del Municipio, there is local food and wine along with Christmas lights, entertainment and traditional songs. Right next to it, you can visit the Christmas market with its wooden chalets selling a wide range of gifts, crafts, mulled wine and typical specialities from all over Italy.

The Lazise Christmas market

The Christmas market of Lazise is set up in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele and along the Marconi lakeshore, where dozens of exhibitors bring life to the town selling a wide range of typical products, gifts, local handicrafts and culinary delights.
All of this will be accompanied by Christmas songs, an artistic nativity scene in the Church of San Nicolò, creative workshops for children, traditional games, tastings, and a street food area where you can try the local cuisine. Lazise’s guest of honour is Santa Claus himself with his carriage, providing both young and old with a very special Christmas on Lake Garda.

Did you like this article? Then you might also be interested in our blog: A weekend in Bardolino: the perfect 3 day itinerary.
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