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Tipical Christmas speciality in Lombardia

Tipical Christmas speciality in Lombardia

Tipical Christmas speciality in Lombardia are synonymous with Panettone*. It seems that its name comes from a certain Toni, baker’s boy. He decided to enrich the simple every day used bread with butter, eggs, sugar, raisins and candied fruit. He wanted to make it a beautiful greedy. But we must not ...

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Christmas traditions in Trentino

Christmas traditions in Trentino

The Christmas tradition in Trentino are so deepened in the local culture that each year attract million turists. In Trentino the most awaited feast of the year, Christmas, has the flavor of tradition and central European alpine culture. The historical centers becomes full of lights, colors, scents and melodies of ...

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Klöckeln a tradition still alive in the Sarntal Valley

Klöckeln a tradition still alive in the Sarntal Valley

The Sarntal Valley extends from north of Bolzano to a length of 50 km up to Passo Pennes, surrounded by beautiful mountains and set in an untouched nature. The main village is Sarntal, which includes as many as 27 villages and is the largest town in South Tyrol by extension. ...

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Magic Atmosphere at Christmas market

Christmas Market in Bozen

How can we describe the magic atmosphere at Christmas market that we breathe each year from 27th November till 6 January in  all South Tyrol? People leaving in South Tyrol doesn’t find this magic atmosphere at Christmas market but each year thousands of tourists come to feel it. Tourists walk through ...

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THE LARGEST CHRISTMAS BALL OF THE WORLD

Christmas Tree at Forst Lagund

If you ask me : how large can be the largest christmas ball of the world ? I would answer 1 or 2 meter. I would have never thought that the largest christmas ball of the world  is 42 meter!! Cellina von Mannstein (fifth generation of the family of the South Tyrolean ...

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Saint Nicholas cookies, a tradition in Italy

saint nicholas cookies

A lot of people has bought Saint Nicholas cookies, a tradition in Italy, in the Christmas market or has tried to cook them at home. Not all children wait for the 25th of December 25 to receive gifts for Christmas. In the countries of northern Italy, and in some Nordic countries, ...

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Pandoro or Panettone

Pandoro

Pandoro or Panettone? The race between the two most famous desserts of the holiday season is about to begin. Which of the two is as good it’s hard to say, depends on the tastes. History of panettone The cake was born in Milan by the love story between Ughetto and ...

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