Christmas shopping with the Italian Trans-Siberian: dates and bookings 2023

One of the experiences you should definitely try during it Christmas Holidays 2023 is to board his trains Parks RailwayThe Trans-Siberian Railway of Italythe historic train that travels between Abruzzo and Molise passing through villages suspended in time, national parks and nature reserves.

At the Christmas Markets with the Italian Trans-Siberian Railway

For the holidays, the historic Ferrovia dei Parchi makes a trip to discover it The most typical Christmas markets.

We depart from Sulmona to stop in Roccaraso and Campo di Giove and in Roccaraso to visit the Christmas markets, along the spectacular railway route that climbs to the Maiella and Abruzzo plateaus.

There are two daily departures. Here are all the dates.

For each date in the calendar two separate consecutive departures from Sulmonafrom platform 1 of the train station.

Destinations:

  • Campo di Giove and Roccaraso – from November 25 to December 23, 2023
  • Campo di Giove and Castel di Sangro – from December 26 to January 7, 2024

Tickets are on sale from October 18, 2023 on the official website https://ferroviadeiparchi.it.

Christmas treat in the markets Sulmona – Campo di Giove – Roccaraso (A/R)

Sulmona
Sulmona

Departure from Sulmona at 9.00 am, panoramic mountain route to the slopes of Maiella and the Great Plateau of Abruzzo, reaching the maximum altitude of the line at almost 1300 meters above sea level.

Arrival at Rocarasso at 10.45 for the first extended break of the day. From the station you arrive in the Christmas themed city center to visit the characteristic markets, have fun and have a lunch break.

Departure from Roccaraso station at 14:30 for Campo di Giove, with scheduled arrival at 15:10 for the second extended stop of the day.

From the train station you can reach Piazza Duval and Palazzo Nanni in a few minutes on foot, with a Christmas theme with the characteristic Christmas houses that surround the historic center.

Departure by historic train from the station Camp Jupiter at 6.00 p.m., to return to Sulmona at 6.45 p.m.

The second train leaves Sulmona at 10.30am. and arrives at 11.30 am. for the first extended stop of the day at Campo di Giove, at the foot of Maiella.

From the station you can reach the city center, Piazza Duval and Palazzo Nanni, with a Christmas theme with the typical Christmas houses enclosed in the historic center.

Departure with the historic train from the station at 3.10 pm. towards Roccaraso, passing Maiella and the Great Plateau of Abruzzo at the highest point of the line at almost 1300 meters above sea level.

Arrival is expected at 15.50 in Roccaraso for the second extended stop of the day. From the train station you can easily reach the center which has been created with a Christmas theme, to visit the characteristic markets and for Christmas entertainment in the streets of the centre. Departure with the historic train from the station at 18.15, for the final return to Sulmona at 19.40.

At your home 2023

  • November 25
  • November 26
  • December 2
  • December 3rd
  • December 8
  • December 9
  • December 10
  • December 16
  • December 17
  • December 22
  • December 23
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Christmas treats in the markets Sulmona-Castel di Sangro-Campo di Giove (A/R)

Departure from Sulmona at 8.45am, panoramic mountain drive to the slopes of Maiella and the Great Plateau of Abruzzo. Arrival at Castel di Sangro at 11.10 am for the first extended break of the day.

From the station you reach the city center along Via XX Settembre which has been created with a Christmas theme to visit the characteristic markets in Piazza Patini and the Christmas village in Piazza Plebiscito, for a leisure break and lunch, free of charge or in local restaurants.

Departure on the historic train from the station at 14.30 bound for Campo di Giove, arriving at 16:00 for the second extended stop of the day.

From the train station you can reach Piazza Duval and Palazzo Nanni in a few minutes on foot, with a Christmas theme with the characteristic Christmas houses that surround the historic center. Departure with the historic train from the station at 18.40, for the final return to Sulmona at 19.30.

The second daily train leaves Sulmona at 10.15am, arriving for the first stop at Campo di Giove at 11.05am.

From the train station you can reach Piazza Duval and Palazzo Nanni in a few minutes on foot, with a Christmas theme with the characteristic Christmas houses that surround the historic center.

Departure by historic train from the station at 14.20, passing Maiella and the Major Plateaus of Abruzzo to the highest point of the line at 1300 meters above sea level and then descending to the valley of the Sangro River.

Arrival at Castel di Sangro at 15.45 for the second extended stop of the day.

From the station you reach the city center along Via XX Settembre which has been created with a Christmas theme to visit the characteristic markets in Piazza Patini and the Christmas village in Piazza Plebiscito, for a leisure break and lunch, free of charge or in local restaurants.

Departure at 18.15 with final return to Sulmona scheduled for 20.15.

Dates 2023

  • December 26, 2023
  • December 27, 2023
  • December 28, 2023
  • December 29, 2023
  • December 30, 2023
  • January 4, 2024
  • January 5, 2024
  • January 6, 2024
  • January 7, 2024

Prices and reservations

You can book your seat on the official website of the Italian Trans-Siberian Railway where you will find, in addition to daily tours and packages with an overnight stay in B&B. All updated information can be found here.

Return train:

  • Adults €50.00
  • Children 4-12 years €30.00
  • Children 0-4 years FREE without a seat

Travel packages:

  • Adults from €109.00 to €155.00
  • Children 4-12 years old from €89.00 to €115.00

Photo: © FS Foundation

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