Christmas in Val d’Intelvi will surprise you with its magical atmosphere , made up of events dedicated to folklore and the religious significance of the festival. From the beginning of December and until Christmas Eve, in places such as Laino and Schignano, a particular ritual concerning the Advent calendar is observed. Every day a calendar box is discovered and themed corners are created with the classic symbols that mark the wait for December 25th. You can observe the latter while walking through the streets of the town.
Starting from 7 December, you can enjoy a tour of handcrafted Christmas markets , such as those of Lanzo and San Fedele. If you are traveling with children , do not miss the events related to the iconic figures of the Christmas holidays. The Pro Loco di Lanzo organizes the arrival of Santa’s sleigh, while in Schignano the transit of the Befana carriage takes place. Furthermore , there are numerous cribs to visit , including the “Presepi in Mostra ” of Lanzo .
Particularly suggestive is the living nativity scene which, every year, on January 1st, is set up in Argegno . There is also no shortage of musical events : you can attend the “Santo Stefano band concert” in Laino, or the “Great New Year’s Concert” in San Fedele. Finally, among the Christmas events in Val d’Intelvi, there is one really noteworthy, that is the traditional end-of-year torchlight procession on skis held in Lanzo . At its end you will be delighted with panettone and mulled wine .
Do you want to experience the magic of Christmas in Val d’Intelvi? If you are looking for an accommodation that allows you to live this experience, the Campsite ai Colli fioriti , located in the center of the valley, is for you. Staying at the campsite, it will be easy for you to take part in all the initiatives organized in the area during the Christmas holidays.
Furthermore, the area surrounding the campsite is suitable for all kinds of excursions and sports , especially skiing . For alpine skiing , you can take the Sighignola slopes or go up to Mount Crocetta. If, on the other hand, you love cross- country skiing , in Lanzo, you will find a small special ring.