The calm town Vipiteno / Sterzing is the northern urban settlement in Italy near Brenner Pass, 1,000 meters above sea level.
Vipiteno which is a beautiful medieval town holds every year a colorful Christmas market. In spite of its being a small market it is very nice and diversified with its souvenir stands and decoration and mainly with quality of the unique food stands.
The market takes place at the main square of the old town (Stadtplatz in German, Piazza citta in Italian) where the city tower (Torre delle dodici / Zwölferturm) add marvelous background decoration to the colored market
The market invites its guests to enjoy the unique festive atmosphere, the typical local food like the famous Prezel, various stuffed pastry, and hot chestnut and off course the hot wine – Glühwein to get warm on the chilled winter.
The market information, opening times / schedule of events, how to get, parking etc, is present in the event’s link website below, under “Event Related Information” section.