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Christmas in Alberobello, Puglia

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Alberobello in Puglia is a magical place year-round, but at Christmastime, it becomes absolutely indescribable!

Magical Alberobello

Visiting Alberobello at this time of year is a unique experience to be enjoyed with family and friends. Walking through the streets of the historic center you can spend unique moments of light-heartedness and joy. Christmas music, homemade desserts, local handicrafts, typical Apulian products offered directly from the wooden houses with traditional Christmas decorations. It’s a magical world that seems almost unreal!

Christmas Market among the Trulli

The event will unfold through the streets and squares of the town: from Piazza del Popolo in Largo Martellotta to then reach Largo Trevisani and Largo Pietra Ficcata. There are loads of scheduled events as well as magnificent Christmas-themed shows.

The little ones won’t want to miss Santa Claus who will welcome them in his trullo-shaped house to take beautiful souvenir photos and to collect their letter. Even adults will be enchanted by this magical scenario thanks to the music and performances by street artists.


New in 2021

For the first time ever, a brand new event will take place in Alberobello! The Presepe di Luce, or the “Nativity of Lights” will warm your heart and illuminate the trulli homes in the historic center. You can see this magnificent display from November 28 through January 9, 2022.

Important Dates

November 28- January 9: Nativity of Lights

December 7- January 6: Christmas Market

December 26-29: Living Nativity


Getting There

Alberobello is easily accessed by both the autostrada and superstrada.

Easily reachable also by public transport: Alberobello railway station can be reached from Bari or Taranto or reach the station in Fasano and continue by bus or taxi to the markets.