Grazzano Visconti - Christmas at Grazzano
3, 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 December 2017 and 6 January 2018
From Sunday 3 December it is Christmas once again in Grazzano Visconti: markets, meetings, walks, Father Christmas's house, special visits .... appointments long awaited and now expected, but also new additions for this year, all organised to make your days of Christmas shopping different and unforgettable!
The streets and squares of the village, with their unusual shops decorated for the season, will be the setting of market stalls (selling handmade objects and quality craft products), and special events arranged for this season.
The village is always open, but the markets will be held on the following dates:
Sunday 3 December 2017;
Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December 2017;
Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December 2017;
Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 December 2017
Saturday 6 January 2018
The stalls will be open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
On the days of the market it will be possible to visit the historic park of the castle, open on thesse occasions (entrance ticket, obligatorily guided visit)
Sunday 3 December 2017: Babbi Bikers, the motorbike gathering which was so successful last year (payment on registration, the sum collected will be given to charity) with many Bikers dressed as Father Christmas and the motorbikes decorated on the theme.
Sunday 10 December 2017, something new for 2018: Father Christmas's Dog: the first meeting of dogs "with a special Boxers Gathering on the Christmas theme" (free registration)
Sunday 17 December 2017: Walk of Father Christmases, now an essential part of Christmas at Grazzano (participation fee). In the morning there will be a walk open to all with two routes of 6 and 10 km and intermediate and final refreshment points.
Sunday 31 December 2017: Torchlight walk at New Year: guided visit by night, after midnight, with lighted torches in the park of the castle (fee to participate, it is recommended that you book ahead of time).
Saturday 6 January 2018: final Christmas date at Grazzano. We end with a special event 'Viva Viva la Befana': market for creative artists, roast chestnuts and mulled wine, Street Food in Cortevecchia and, in conclusion, 'brusa la vecia'.
Special for children:
on 3, 8, 9, 16, 17, 23, 24 December 2017: Father Christmas's House, where children can leave their letter and, at certain hours, meet Father Christmas.
On 8, 9, 16, 17, 23 24 December 2017 and 6 January 2018: Hire Byli! New this year: for children between 3 and 12 it will be possible to try out an old-fashioned tricycle. The famous biky, tricycles with pedals will be available for hire in the village.
Free entry to the village