The German Christmas Market “Weihnachtsmarkt” in Santa Croce square
The famous Christmas markets are born in Northern Europe and are one of the highlights in the days leading up to Christmas. Even in Florence one of these little villages with wooden chalet makes magical one of the most beautiful squares of the city, creating a unique atmosphere for tourists and citizens.
In the village of Santa Croce square there will be the traditional craft products from all over the world, unique toys, decorations and creations accompanied by flavors of the best culinary tradition. The wooden houses “host” stand wine and handmade products, such as spiced wines, brezen, hot dogs, beer, but also sweets and food from all over Europe. Also present catering establishments with presentation of traditional menus Florentines.
Thisi is the famous Weihnachtsmarkt that comes from German cities moving to the city of the Renaissance, with sugar Christstollen and Vienna sausages. It sounds is unusual, but it has become a tradition with 50 exhibitors with stalls lit, nativity scenes, Christmas decorations, gift ideas, but also a way to meet the traditions of northern Europe, its colors odors and flavors.
The German Christmas Market “Weihnachtsmarkt” opens its doors on December 3 and continues through December 21, every day from 10:00 to 22:00.
The organizers are ANVA Confesercenti, Chamber of Commerce Florence in collaboration with the Tuscany Region and the City of Florence, this market has become a very important cultural value, thanks to trade and to the presence of important European. And ‘become an eagerly awaited by the city, thanks to its construction allows us to breathe and savor the warmth of true Christmas air and admire the beauty of the old town in a Florence breathtaking.
The advice for tourists and residents of Florence is to visit this market and to stop in the afternoon for lunch to try a sandwich with hot dogs or meat accompanied by German beer or get a taste of biscuits or sweets typical Hungarian.
For your Christmas in Florence remember…..