Christmas in Castel Rigone Umbria

It’s Christmas time! In many towns in Umbria there are cosy Christmas markets to buy souvenirs, taste local products and drink a warm glass of “vin brulè” mulled wine. Also in Castiglione del Lago, the small village where I live, the shops in the main street are filled with Christmas lights. Locals and craftsmen showcase and sell their products and local cuisine.

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This weekend I’ve been to the Christmas market in Castel Rigone. A small village close to Passignano sul Trasimeno from where you can admire an amazing view of the Trasimeno Lake.


The Christmas market in Castel Rigone is until December 20, 2015.

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The atmosphere was cosy with Christmas music in the background, different kind of cribs for Christmas, souvenirs, Christmas lights and Santa Claus on every corner of the street.

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The Christmas markets in Italy are to soak up the warm and cosy atmosphere of Christmas. I couldn’t resist a warm glass of mulled wine… cheers!

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– Posted by Sylvia van der Male –

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