4 certain ingredients of the Emilia Romagna’s holiday


4 certain ingredients of the Emilia Romagna’s holiday

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Christmas holidays are coming to Emilia Romagna! This is the perfect occasion to spend your time with your family, between cosiness and unconditional love, with good food and all the other ingredients of a perfect winter holiday!

The #inEmiliaRomagna Tourism staff wishes you a merry Christmas with 4 ideas to enjoy your holidays in Emilia Romagna, land of good food, nice people and the best entertainment 😉


The Emilia Romagna Xmas tradition has an important culinary component. If you want to defeat the Winter cold, you can take a cup of soup, full of tortellini, cappelletti or savory passatelli. If you prefer a dry pasta, lasagne are an interesting way to taste our lands. There are also many holidays’ desserts: from the Modena’s Xmas cake to the Reggio Emilia’s Xmas tortelli. Discover the traditional Christmas menù of Emilia Romagna.

Passatelli Ph. Fabio Duma


Christmas songs are always able to fill the hearts with joy. Emilia Romagna becomes in this period the perfect theater for the sublime art, which spreads in the region in the most original forms.
Here is the list of music events for Christmas in Emilia Romagna.


A lot of gifts under your Xmas tree is the better way to star your holidays! If you are late buying the gifts for your friends and relatives, you can enjoy the Emilia Romagna Christmas markets. Though the streets and villages of the entire region, stand these suggestive street markets where you can find interesting ideas for your gifts:  nice handmade crafts, traditional food and related products, vintage clothes or other thing that create and happy atmosphere in Emilia Romagna.


Emilia Romagna is a land full of entertainment, from the Apennines to the Adria Coast, but during the Winter holidays it makes its best! If you want to spend a romantic holiday, you can enjoy one of the many thermal spots of the region. The relaxing thermal waters will help you to remove the stress.
For a person who likes arts, we will invite you to visit the many interesting art exhibitions of this period, from the classics to the contemporary experiments.
Always funny the living nativity scenes, authentic element of the Emilia Romagna’s Xmas tradition. You can also find nativities made of sand or salt, moved by hundred of people or mechanical, placed on a boat or in a cave…suitable for all tastes!
If you have children you can also bring them to one of the many ice rinks of Emilia Romagna: between pirouettes and exhilarating falls you will spend a nice day with relatives and friends.

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