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Umbria Is Home to The World’s Largest Christmas Tree
Published on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by Gubbio, in the region of Umbria, is home to the world's largest Christmas tree. The tree of lights is 650 meters (or 2,130 feet) tall and takes 1,900 man hours to assemble on the side of Gubbio's Mount Ignacio. It was named the world's largest Christmas tree in 1991 by the Guinness Book of World Records. The tree tradition started in 1981 and in 2011, Pope Benedic...
The Christmas Season in Italy
Published on Monday, December 10, 2012 by Christmas – it’s the  most magical time of year – and is  even more magical when you spend it in Italy. Christmas – or natale in Italian – still retains a very traditional feel in Italy. It hasn’t been tainted by too much commercialism. Christmas markets spring up in piazzas. The holiday market in Rome’s Piazza Navona is one of the most noteworthy...
Head Off to Italy for a Memorable Christmas Celebration
Published on Sunday, November 13, 2011 by Plan to spend your Christmas in the beautiful country of Italy this year! With tradition in one hand and celebration in the other, no one can miss Christmas in Italy for their nativity in celebration. Normally, for people of all ages, Christmas is a festival of enjoyment and fun. If you spend your Christmas in a picturesque place like Italy, then it is surely an icin...