It’s time to turn on Christmas lights! During winter season, towns overlooking Lake Garda are filled of new colors and they present a unique show to their lovers. Get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas 2017!
Markets, nativity scenes and concerts are just some of the events that taking place in the picturesque towns of Lake Garda. During the Christmas holidays, young and old people can have fun in the historic centers or take a walk along the lake, through suggestive atmospheres and local products. Let’s find out together the most famous events during 2017 Christmas time on Lake Garda.
Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: in Bardolino there is Dal Sei al Sei
With Christmas coming, Bardolino turns into an enchanting Christmas village ready to delight tourists! First of all, on the eastern shores of Lake Garda, Dal Sei al Sei will take place. It’s an exhibition that offers activities of all kinds, for the entire Christmas period. You can visit San Severo’s church, which becomes the stage for cribs from all over the world; or skate on a 200-square-meter ice rink.
The Kids Area is ready to entertain the little ones with workshops and animation, everyone can take a souvenir photo with the 7-meter tree, covered with a cascade of blue lights.
To start the new year in joy, you cannot miss the traditional New Year’s dip in the icy waters of Lake Garda!
Christmas among olive trees, in Garda
Who said that only pine trees are decorated for Christmas? In Garda, the olive trees, which are the tree par excellence of this area, are also featured during the Christmas holidays! The “Christmas among the Olives” initiative has reached its nineteenth edition, as every year the city of Garda is ready to welcome in its streets all those who want to spend the days of celebration on Lake Garda.
A Flavours Pavilion set up in the Town Hall Square offers local and foreign gastronomic specialties, in Piazza Catullo the Christmas Market houses embellish the landscape of Palazzo dei Capitani with lights and colors.
The event will end on January 6th with the famous Bruiel of the Epiphany, the bonfire of the Befana.
You can have a look at the advertising poster to have a detail overview of all the events of Christmas 2017.
Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: the Santa Claus’s House in Malcesine
Among the famous locations of Lake Garda, Malcesine is one of the most popular. Its panoramic views are famous all over the world, so much that a special guest has chosen this place to spend his holidays: Santa Claus!
From December 8th, the Scaligero Castle will host Santa Claus and his helpers, with a calendar full of events. From December 6th, every weekend and during the holidays, the halls of the Castle will host many shows, dedicated especially to children. Christmas 2017 also continues through the streets of Malcesine, with photographic exhibitions, skating rinks and rides, which will transform the town into a real amusement park.
And to make the atmosphere of these days even more magical, the panoramic cableway offers an unforgettable visual spectacle.
Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: skiing on Monte Baldo
Lake Garda is also perfect for more sporty tourists! If you want to move from the lake area, Monte Baldo offers you a day for winter sports. Reachable by the panoramic cableway of Malcesine, the mountain is a natural terrace from which you can see the lake, the Alpine peaks and the Pianura Padana.
For those who want to learn how to ski, there is a ski school with equipped slopes and qualified instructors, while the most experienced skiers can ski along the most famous ski slope, the Prà Alpesina.
Do not forget the opportunity to enjoy the surrounding scenery! There are many paths, also possible for those who want to try for the first time the snowshoe walk.
Christmas 2017 on Lake Garda: Gardaland Magic Winter
The most famous amusement park in Italy wears lights, decorations and turns into a real Christmas village. A few kilometers from Lake Garda, Prezzemolo is ready to welcome your family into the Gardaland Magic Winter! Let yourself be enchanted by shows, Christmas melodies and adventurous attractions.
Do not miss the opportunity to rediscover the charm of being children: you can feel like being on high mountains, you can make a puppet or start a snowball fight.
For Christmas 2017, the password of Gardaland is “fun”!
New Year 2018 on Lake Garda
After Christmas, it’s time to think about the New Year celebrations. Can you imagine the fireworks that are reflected on the water of the lake?
For the new year all the locations of Lake Garda are preparing to entertain visitors with many events! There will be concerts and dj live sessions, menus and dinners in the most famous restaurants, in order to spend the most beautiful night of the year full of fun and entertainment.
Christmas 2017 Lake Garda: where to stay
Camping delle Rose bungalows and mobile homes in Moniga del Garda will be happy to host you during the Christmas period!
Until Epiphany, you can spend a holiday at our campsite and participate in all the events of Lake Garda.
Visit our website to check availability, book one of our Mobile-Momes or Bungalows on Lake Garda!
… and Merry Christmas!