Handicraft at the fair and the other Christmas markets in Milan 2016: here the opening hours and all the news!
After Halloween, the people of Milan already counting the days until another holiday, the Immaculate and Saint Ambrogio that, for tradition, marks off buying the Christmas presents.
The Christmas markets in Milan are the best places where find presents for friends and parents. With MilanoCard you have every Milan public transport for free for 24h , 48h, and 72 hour from the first validation of the transport ticket and enjoy your visit at Christmas markets in Milan.
Here are the best, those traditional or new stuff lurking in Milan.
#1. Fairtrade market
From 5th November is back the old fair trade Christmas markets in Milan and solidarity economy, organized by cooperative Chico Mendes Altromercato, by Radio Popolare and by coperative Librerie in Piazza. From 5th November to 8th January 2017, the Banco di Garabombo come back at parking of via Mario Pagano (M1).
This is the Twentieth edition, which is confirmed rich food, crafts, books.
What can you find? excellences of fair trade, products from land confiscated from the mafia and mades in prison, as well as organic food, short chain, by Italian social cooperatives. Bread, fruits, cold cuts, and cheeses zero km, pasta, oil and anti mafia wine, biscuits, cakes and T-shirts made in prison, panettone, nougats, coffee, chocolate and spices from the South, ceramics, clothes, bags, jewelry and natural cosmetics and fair trade.
Must for: Over 60 thousand visitors for the traditional event recognized traditional by Comune of Milan, the biggest in Europe.
Opening hours: every day from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm
#2. Handicrafts at the fair 2016
Is is the fair of Milan. For fame and hunger he has surpassed even the classic Oh Bej Oh Bej. Best of Expo, annually attracts thousands of people to Rho Fiera.
What can you find? Products and gift ideas from the world, typical and special items, multi-ethnic and without borders.
Opening hours: from 3rd to 11th December, every day from 10.00 am to 10.30 pm.
#3. Chalet under the Duomo of Milan
From 11th December to 6th January, the chalets wil come back in piazza Duomo. Will be about 80 “houses” set up. The well-informed say that they should play the Candoglia marble to integrate with the marble of the Duomo.
What can you find? Gifts, souvenirs, handicrafts – especially related woodcarving, wool processing and wax, gastronomic delicacies D.O.C. , D.O.P. I.G.P and the regions of Italy.
Opening hours: every day, from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm
Thanks to MilanoCard, you can choose the bundle with Duomo of Milan and enjoy the view from the Duomo’s terraces. Click here for more information.
#4. Vintage Christmas Market & Street Food
Date out of town in the first weekend of December: 3rd and 4th December, Villa Porro of Lonate Pozzolo (VA) will host Vintage Christmas Market & Food Street.
What can you find ? A weekend dedicated to Christmas in markets, concerts, DJ sets and food. Among the highlights, dresses, retro accessories, vintage gadgets, gift ideas in a fabulous location, Villa Porro, an ancient frescoed patrician residence, décor, a stone fireplace, a Garden of Surprises. And there will be food truck with food specialties.
In the evening: live music and set of electro-swing e rock’n’rol.