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Christmas in Valdarno: what to do? | Villa Cassia di Baccano

The best things to do
in Valdarno for Christmas

Also this year, there are many initiatives for Christmas organized throughout the Valdarno. Exhibitions, shows, events for children, nativity scenes and Christmas markets: from 8 December to 6 January, Valdarno is filled with magic and hosts all kinds of events to entertain families, couples and groups of friends who want to spend the Christmas holidays in one of the most fascinating areas of Tuscany.

Christmas markets in Valdarno

One of the most awaited events of this period are undoubtedly the Christmas markets: the magical atmosphere of many wooden houses displaying handicrafts and the typical smell of Christmas sweets and delicacies are a moment not to be missed. The Christmas market of San Giovanni Valdarno is particularly famous and will be held on Sunday 15 December and Sunday 29 December in the streets of the city center. 

If you do not want to miss even a Christmas market in Valdarno, the other appointments are: December 14 in Montevarchi, December 22 in Figline Valdarno but the real appointment not to be missed is in Arezzo, for the largest Tyrolean market in Italy. From November 16 to December 26, in the beautiful location of Piazza Grande, you will find many wooden houses, a Tyrolean hut, local food, beer tasting, gifts and crafts.

Christmas in Valdarno for children

If you have a few free days to spend with family and children, a visit to a village of Santa Claus will be a magical moment. In Valdarno, you have several options: in Arezzo, until November 26, will be set up the house of Santa Claus at the foot of Piazza Grande, among frescos, animations, Christmas workshops and children can meet Santa Claus and deliver their letter personally. Also in Piandiscò from December 14th, in Figline Valdarno from December 8th and in Incisa Valdarno from December 22nd a magical village of Santa Claus will be set up.

Another event very popular with children are the nativity scenes. In Figline Valdarno will be set up an exhibition that will host one hundred artistic nativity scenes from all over Italy and abroad: made in different forms and in the most original materials, will be open from December 14 to January 12 in Piazza Marsilio Ficino.


If you are in one of the villages of Valdarno or Arezzo, you will not miss what to see at Christmas: exhibitions, nativity scenes, concerts and markets. To experience the magic of the holidays and enjoy each of these Christmas events in Valdarno, it is important to have a comfortable and welcoming starting point: Villa Cassia di Baccano is located a few kilometers from Arezzo and is the ideal place for a Christmas holiday in Valdarno. An elegant structure, equipped with all the comforts and made magical by the Christmas decorations to make your stay really special.

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