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Markets in Art


Christmas spirit in Pienza, among markets, art and music

From December 8 to 10, Pienza gets into the Christmas spirit, with three days of markets, art, music and events for all ages.

The program

  • December 8
    historical center
    Christmas lights switch-on
    Opening and visit in San Francesco "Il Presepe dell'oscurità alla luce della speranza" (The Nativity scene of darkness in the light of hope)
  • December 8 
    historical center, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Live music - Street band of Arcidosso
  • December 8 - 10
    historical center, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Christmas Markets
  • December 8 - 10
    Piazza Dante Alighieri, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    "Indietro nel tempo" (Back in time) crafts and antiques market
  • December 8 - 10
    from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Opening of Borgia Palace, Diocesan Museum, Crypt and Piccolomini Palace
    (information tel. 0578 749905)
  • from December 8
    Borgia Palace, during the museum's opening hours
    VIII edition Christmas installation "Lettere di stelle a muBORGIA" (Stars letter in muBORGIA)
  • December 8 - 10
    Loggias Municipal Palace, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    "Natale dei piccoli" (Christmas of the little ones), by La Ginestra Cooperative
    Creative workshops, letters to Santa Claus, cooking workshops and Christmas animations
  • December 9
    historical center, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Live music - "La Castigliana" Philarmonic of Castiglione d'Orcia concert
  • December 10
    historical center, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Joyful Anthem Gospel Choir