From November 30th, in pursuit of the perfect Christmas present through the stalls in the squares of Moena and Campitello and on the shores of the Carezza lake
If you love the Christmas atmosphere, Val di Fassa is the right place for you: the prickly air, the Dolomites with their white mantle of snow, the musk and cinnamon perfume that spreads through the streets and the hamlets and… the Christmas markets! In the square of some picturesque villages of the Ladin valley, from the end of November until Christmas, tiny groups of wooden houses propose several typical products which reveal to be perfect gift ideas. On November 30th, the first to open are about 15 houses in Moena. This special shops will be distributed throughout Piaz de Ramon, Piaz de Sotegrava, the small square Perla Alpina and the gardens along the street Strada Riccardo Löwy. Moena has been decorating the town centre for years, recalling the village of Santa Claus, and it becomes the destination of a walk through the town centre, with workshops and entertainment for the children and theme music shows. Christmas shopping in the “Fairy of the Dolomites” on November 30th and December 1st (from 4 to 7 p.m.), from December 6th to 8th (from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m.), and from December 13th to 25th (from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m.).
Also nice and successful is the Christmas market in Campitello, with about ten wooden houses selling art and crafts and traditional food of the Dolomites. The market will open its doors on December 7th with the concert of the "Musega Auta Fascia" brass band and will be placed between the squares Piaz de Ciampedel and Piaz Veie on December 7th and 8th, on December 14th and 15th and from December 21st to January 5th (from 3 to 7 p.m.).
And if after visiting the Christmas markets in Moena and Campitello you want to go on discovering the most captivating aspect of the Feasts, through traditional flavours, the pureness of the first snow and the joy of choosing the gifts for the dear ones, you can reach the shores of the lake Carezza, which the Ladins call “L lech de l’ercabuan” (The rainbow lake, from the splendid scents of its water that can be clearly seen from spring to autumn.). Just after the Karerpass, few kilometres from Vigo, on the shores of one of the most famous lakes in the Dolomites, you will find a Christmas Market made by a group of stalls shaped like lanterns, open on November 30th and December 1st, on December 7th and 8th, on December 14th and 15th and finally on December 21st and 22nd (from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.). Walking around the lake, art and crafts and traditional products can be bought, through ice and snow sculptures that recall the legends of the Dolomites, a life-size Christmas crib and several wood stoves to warm up during the charming course. Three opportunity, so, to experience something unique in extraordinary contexts that add even more wonder to one of the dearest time of the years, both for children and adults.