Have you ever thought of spending Christmas in Alberobello? Due to its proximity to the splendid Apulian sea, the capital of the trulli is usually considered a summer destination, but at Christmas in Alberobello everything becomes more magical! In fact, from the first days of December, the lights will begin to decorate the trulli of the town and to bring a magical atmosphere up to the Befana. In the historic center, a typical Christmas market will be set up with numerous artisanal and food and wine products.

From 7 December 2022 to 6 January 2022 there will be Christmas markets in Alberobello. (The 3rd edition of the Christmas markets among the trulli took place last year.) The Christmas markets will be set up in the historic center of Alberobello and in the Aia Piccola area there will be the Living Nativity of Alberobello from 26 December 2022 to 29 December 2022

Dates to visit the Alberobello Christmas markets 2022:

AlberobelloChristmas Markets7 December 20226 January 2022
AlberobelloLiving Nativity Scene26 December 202229 December 2022
AlberobelloNativity of light28 November 20229 January 2022

If you want to get lost in the alleys of a magical and ancient village, between warm colored lights and smoking fireplaces, Christmas and the Christmas markets in Alberobello are the best choice.

In the beautiful Christmas markets of Alberobello you can find the characteristic Christmas spirit of Puglia. In the days when the Christmas markets and the living nativity scene are present in Alberobello you can experience the magic of Christmas.
Last year the 3rd edition of the Christmas markets among the trulli took place.


What products can be found at the Christmas markets of Alberobello?

In the Christmas markets in Alberobello it is possible to find handicrafts related to the Christmas holidays such as: cribs, toys, gifts and food. Food and wine products related to the Christmas holidays (eg sweets, panettone, typical baked products, wines and artisan liqueurs, preserves and jams, honey and derivatives, meats and cheeses, chestnuts)

If you like sweets or pasta with cod sauce, fried cod and fish, don't miss the typical Christmas dishes of Alberobello, jams and cartellate with honey or mulled wine. During the Christmas period almost all the typical restaurants of Alberobello will serve these dishes.

What to see beyond the Christmas markets in Alberobello

  • Living nativity scene in Alberobello
  • Nativity scene of light

Living nativity scene Alberobello 2021

This year in Alberobello there will be the 51st edition of the Living Nativity.
The dates to see the living nativity scene are from December 6, 2022 to December 29, 2022.
Reservations are required and you can buy tickets from the first week of December 2022.

For the first time there will be the nativity scene of light. You will be able to see beautiful light installations in the Aia Piccola district from November 28, 2022 to January 9, 2022. Admission is free.

Where to stay near the Christmas markets of Alberobello