5 villages for the long weekend of December 8: Christmas villages for the long weekend of 2023 Immaculate Conception

We need ideas for Big weekend December 8?

If for the next Immaculate Conception long weekend you are looking for destinations not too far away where you can experience the Christmas atmosphere, we recommend 5 villages perfect for the long weekend.


Gubbio on holiday is truly a fairytale. The date of illumination of the largest Christmas tree in the world, built on the slopes of Mount Ingino, was set for the eve of the Immaculate Conception.

The Christmas tree consists of more than 700 light sources, is 750 meters high and occupies an area of ​​130 thousand square meters.



Manarola, its picturesque village Five lands during the Christmas holidays it is even more beautiful. Credit goes to the manger record set on Hill of the Three Crosses from December 8.

Around 8km of electrical cables, 17,000 light bulbs and more than 300 life-size figures, all created with recycled materials, are used to construct the Manarola Nativity scene.


Govone a transforms into the Magical Christmas Town for the holidays.

In the heart of the Piedmontese Langhe you can discover the magic of Christmas by discovering Santa’s House, the elves of the magical yard, the traditions, the lights and the colors of the most exciting party of the year.


A long weekend in Montepulciano is the perfect opportunity to visit Santa’s village, where you’ll find traditional Christmas markets and the Christmas Castle inhabited by elves and full of surprises.

Not far away you can reach Santa’s house in Chianciano Terme.

Castiglione del Lago Christmas tree
Castiglione del Lago

The special appointment with Luci sul Trasimeno returns to the Umbrian village.

On vacation you can admire the beautiful Christmas tree was created in the waters of Lake Trasimeno, a kilometer-long installation that will ceremonially light up the village Castiglione del Lago.

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