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Christmas in Naples, surprisingly magical

If you are looking for a Christmas destination truly surprising, be aware that Naples is not just a summer destination. Apart from the high peak of the warm month, Naples keeps in winter an incredible atmosphere that makes Christmas in Naples incredibly magical!

Christmas in Naples: why not

There are many things to do and to see during Christmas time in Naples, the city lights up and new energy is everywhere in the city!

In the downtown of the city, there are many little and suggestive markets with different stands and various handicrafts where is possible to buy decorations and Christmas elements to make an even more magical one.

You’ll smell everywhere the typical traditional Christmas desserts such as Struffoli, small pieces of a sweet dough covered with honey, Roccocò, delicious almond biscuits and Mustaccioli, honey biscuit glazed with chocolate.

San Gregorio Armeno in Naples

San Gregorio Armeno is always suggestive, but this narrow renowned street linking Via dei Tribunali with Spaccanapoli, is unmissable during Christmas! Famous for its presepi, it recalls each year thousands and thousands of curious and tourists from all over the world.

The Presepe is the representation of the Nativity Scene, and it’s one of the most loved and ancient traditions in Italian homes. The fun fact about Neapolitan presepe is that in this past and present are mixed in a unique combo of enthusiasm and fun.

In San Gregorio Armeno market you will find dozens of workshops displaying all types of Presepe parts, but with these you’ll find representations of politics, football player and Hollywood stars.

Once there you cannot miss San Gregorio Armeno’s Church, built in 930 a.d. over the ruins of a Roman temple and later refurbished in Baroque style.

Naples can merveilleuse at Christmas time, check out here to experience something truly magical: Christmas in Naples

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