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Last minute tips for your Christmas shopping in Bologna

Less than 2 weeks left before Christmas. Do you already feel the gift-giving performance anxiety? You have just realized you forgot about uncle and aunt, have you? Do not worry, here are some places in Bologna where you can find a few ideas for any budgets. We will not dwell on traditional shopping; your geolocation would do it better than us. Our virtual tour will take place between the historical and most recent Christmas market of Bologna:

The Ancient Saint Lucia’s Christmas Fair, Portico dei Servi from 17 November to 26 December 2017

Santa Lucia’s Fair has been held for more than 4 centuries under the arcades of the Chiesa dei Servi. Christmas decorations, Candies, gift ideas and several handicraft products take pride of place.

santa lucia market in bologna

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Via Altabella Christmas market from 17 November to 7 January 2018

Younger, but no less well-stocked, Via Altabella Christmas market in in the heart of Bologna’s downtown not far from Piazza Maggiore. If you want a full immersion of the Christmas atmosphere this is the right place for you. Here too you will find handicrafts, accessories like wool hats and scarves, bijoux and sweets.

French Christmas village, Piazza Minghetti from 25 November to 21 December 2017

If you want to feel the Christmas transalpine atmosphere, your destination is definitely French Christmas Village at Piazza Minghetti where among the beautiful chalets you can buy typical products such as croissants and baguettes, cookies, wines and cheeses, as well as French handicraft.

piazza minghetti christmas market bologna

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Christmas DynaMarket, Via dell’Indipendenza 71, from 15 December 2017 to 17 December 2017

Are you looking for something particular with craft proposals, creative and vintage recycling? Visit The Christmas market organized by the Alter Alias cultural association.

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As you can see there’s a little something for everyone we just have to wish you nice shopping!

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