Start: 08/12/2016
End: 08/01/2017

Event Venue

Abbadia San Salvatore

GPS: 42.881044653465, 11.677375556375

Voglia di Natale | Abbadia San Salvatore

The mountain village Abbadia San Salvatore celebrates Christmas with a month full of events for young and old.

A leading role is reserved for the Christmas market and the illuminations that light up the village in anticipation of “Le Fiaccole”, the most awaited event of the year. On December 24th at 6:00 pm an ancient ceremony takes place according to a traditional ritual, accompanied by Christmas songs, a sacred fire in front of the town hall is lit. Subsequently, dozens of torches are lit in the rest of the village, creating a magical atmosphere.

Food and wine, Christmas decorations, handmade products and local products will be presented in the market in Piazzale Michelangelo. On weekends ranging from December 7 to January 8, there will be entertaining cooking shows for food lovers and workshops dedicated to excellent food and wine.

A large space is reserved for entertainment and street theater with the Company of the Black Dragon that will involve the public in the show.
Furthermore the Village of the Elves and a nativity scenes exhibition.

Viale Roma instead will be the space that welcomes the street food and local crafts. The stands of Via Roma will be open every day.



December 8 – January 8, 2017

Opening hours
Various – Program

Abbadia San Salvatore (Province of Siena)
Website (Italian only)


Fees & Tickets
0,00 €