It's Christmas time at Punta Ala and Castiglione della Pescaia

It's Christmas time at Punta Ala and Castiglione della Pescaia

Music, shows, exhibitions, workshops and events for all tastes and ages. The area around Castiglione della Pescaia and Punta Ala is offering a packed programme of events to brighten up the festive season for residents and tourists alike. This is the most eagerly awaited time of year, with towns and villages adorned with brightly coloured lights waiting to surround you with a touch of magic. From the Father Christmas Village to Christmas markets packed with local crafts, food and wine, from artistic workshops at Vetulonia's museum, MUVET, to events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Italo Calvino. Special attention is always paid to children, for whom Christmas magic is most important, with storytelling and educational workshops. Expect to be moved and completely involved in the live nativity scene along the streets of Castiglione della Pescaia.  

Celebrate the New Year with a New Year's Eve beach party starting at 11 p.m. that will include light displays and djset with La Capannina disco. The traditional, first swim of the year has been confirmed for New Year's Day together with the first parade of the people's stocking for the families of Castiglione della Pescaia in the afternoon. Lastly, Tirli, Buriano and Vetulonia will be organising celebrations for the Epiphany and Italy's folklore figure, La Befana.

The events

Christmas markets near Castiglione della Pescaia

Christmas is the time to discover traditions, including the ever popular Christmas markets. The Maremma area offers a wide range where you can find some original gifts.  One of these is the little market in Tirli, a hamlet of Castiglione della Pescaia, where you can taste local products and visit Santa's Grotto, or Bagno di Gavorrano, which has craft markets, children's events and loads of surprises.

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