One of the many ways to enjoy Christmas is to see and participate in the things happening outside. The streets illuminated by lights, the window decorations, the carols echoing all over the street corners, the smell of freshly-made food, all beaming faces everywhere—these are some of the reasons why heading out of your home during this holiday is a good idea.

Italy is without a doubt, one of the best destinations for the holidays. It’s amazing enough at any time of the year, but it’s the Christmas season that really makes this place extra special. Aside from the many wonderful lights adorning the streets and historical landmarks, this is also a perfect place that will be enjoyed by the whole family.


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The Florence Noel is a Christmas festival with many exhibitions and decorations to entertain all visitors. This joyous event happens in Florence, Itay, and going here will surely make amazing memories. Happening at the Stazione Leopolda in December, this is where the Christmas spirit will echo all over the city. What’s in store in this side of Italy? What are the unique activities and features does this place offer every year to smiling visitors? Below are some of the things that the Florence Noel fair is known for.


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This is where both locals and visitors have the best time doing their Christmas shopping. Aside from the wide array of booths and exhibitions of amazing products, many of them are made by independent companies. As this part of Italy is known for its art scene, you will find lots of artists showcasing their stuff here. You will also get to see great heartwarming presentations, which will truly make the experience more wonderful.


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You will also have the best time eating here, as there are many food stalls to choose from. You can even find some cooking workshops and learn a thing or two about making some of their scrumptious treats (kids are encouraged to join these fun activities). From the unparalleled Italian pizza to the mouth-watering selections of chocolate and candies as well as nuts and coffee, you will definitely find lots of food items to enjoy here.


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This is a great place to take the kids. They’re just at the point of gathering beautiful Christmas memories, and going to this fair will definitely create ones that they will not forget. The Florence Noel has made this a truly child-friendly place, as lots of attractions and activities here are created for them. Here, they’ll also meet Babbo Natale (Father Christmas) at the La Casa di Babbo Natale, where they could leave their Christmas wishes. The ornate nativity village is also a sight to pay attention to—just by looking at it, you will already see how much passion and hard work the makers put into it.


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If you find yourself in this part of Italy during Christmas season, this is an event that must not be missed. Head over to the Stazione Leopolda and see all the more reason why people should head out their door more often this Christmas season.

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