Christmas in Matera: Markets, Nativity Journey and Events

Christmas is coming, it is hard not to notice the magical atmosphere all around Matera. Gaze at the iconic Christmas lights and the decorations soaring above Piazza Vittorio and nearby via del Corso.

From Christmas markets and Christmas shopping, to Ferris wheel, nativity journey and other Christmas events, there are so many magical things to do in Matera at Christmas in 2021.

Get into the Christmas Spirit in Matera

Is there anything more magical than Christmas lights?
This year there really are so many Christmas lights in Matera that it’s best to put on a warm winter coat and walk to as many as possible.

Matera is full of on-street surprises throughout the whole Christmas time. Market in Piazza Vittorio Veneto is returning in 2021. Furthermore, the nativity journey set in Sassi is an unforgettable experience, a great way to visit the Sassi walking through these two ancient neighborhoods and meet Roman soldiers and shepherds.

Find out what to see and do this year, as Christmas trees, festive decorations and twinkling Christmas lights pop up across Matera, and have a look at Christmas events.
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