The Christmas holidays are a great time to visit cities and discover the magical atmosphere of fairy lights, markets and festivals of all kinds. Today we decided to bring you in Ferrara, where the air is even more mysterious these days of fog and where each new year takes place one of the most anticipated and admired event in Italy: the “Fire” of the Castle.
Christmas and New Year in Ferrara
The Christmas events of the Este city is not however limited to this beautiful show. The central squares are decorated in a festive way, populated by markets in the brand new log cabins and full of activities for the whole family. Concerts, workshops for children, shows, but also perfumes and flavors that make special every moment.
The most attached to tradition can experience the magic of Christmas Eve witnessing the candlelight procession of the sub in the waters of the Castle, organized each year to bring the Child Jesus in the crib of the dock.
And for the more active this year there is a big news: a ski slope in the Aqueduct area, where you can also challenge your friends in exciting snow tubing descents! There will be also the traditional ice rinks, one next to the ski slope and another one, bigger, in Piazza Verdi.
The great Fire of the Castle show is an irresistible attraction for thousands of tourists who reach Ferrara on New Year's Eve. For over 20 minutes, the Castle comes to life, illuminated by fireworks and amazing lighting effects with music, offering unique emotions to all those lucky ones who manage to secure a place in the crowded square. And tnext you can dance until 3 am!
Ferrara is always an interesting destination to spend holidays in joy, and if you decide to stay at Holiday Village Florenz during your vacation you can reach it in no time. Enjoy!