This Christmas let yourself be amazed by a scenario that will leave you wondering adults and children alike with their mouths open.

The Historic Center of San Marino, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, becomes an enchanted territory in which to immerse yourself and fully experience the emotion of Christmas.

Traditional markets with countless proposals for every type of gift, entertaining shows, sparkling illuminations, evocative decorations and displays to enchant young and old alike, they await visitors in an enveloping and unforgettable Christmas atmosphere.

The warmth and intimacy of the home, the beauty of meeting together during the holidays, perhaps in front of the warm light of a fireplace, are elements that go well with a naturally welcoming environment such as the historic center of San Marino.

The markets will be open on the following dates:

4 and 5 December
December 8
11 and 12 December
December 18th and 19th

from 23 December to 6 January every day

Discover our Christmas offer.
Christmas Guided Tour with Tasting of Typical Products


THE ENCHANTED FOREST (Campo Bruno Reffi) – Campo Bruno Reffi will host an enchanted forest inhabited by curious and particular characters, over one hundred trees will give life to a botanical garden in which families and children can have fun. Campo Bruno Reffi will also host a cartoon-like nativity scene carved into wood.

THE VILLAGE OF THE ELVES (Former skating rink) – 4 elf houses will be installed and active entertainment moments will be organized for children. You can send letters to Santa Claus and you can participate in the creation of some games and receive a small gift.

THE WORK OF ART (Piazza della Libertà) – An installation by Maestro Lunati (set designer for Dolce&Gabbana shows among others) will “split” Piazza della Libertà. Works of art will emerge from the ground which will reach a height of over 3 meters and which will characterize the main square. Dedicated projections and lighting will illuminate Piazza della Libertà and its buildings.

SANTA'S ROCKET (Cable Car Canton) – The panoramic terrace will host Santa Claus's supersonic rocket which will try to leave to bring gifts to all the children but which, in the end, will instead choose to stay in San Marino.

THE LIGHT (Piazzale della Pieve) – The Piazzale della Pieve will host a bright comet of over 12 metres.

THE ICE RINK (Cava dei Balestrieri) – The Ice Rink returns to Cava dei Balestrieri for fun for the whole family. The Ice Rink will also host some themed shows.

THE TRADITION (Via Donna Felicissima) – Along Via Donna Felicissima, in addition to the traditional markets, pyramids of giant Christmas balls (over 4 meters) will be installed.

#MARLURICARICAMORE (Orti Borghesi) – The Orti Borghesi will host spaces for children who, guided by Cupid, will be able to play with bow and arrows. On 4, 11, 18, 26 December and 1 January from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm, thanks to the help of the I Lunghi Archi Association and the San Marino Archery Federation, they will be able to increase the fundraising useful to donate to the Pediatric Department of the State Hospital of San Marino a device to supply O2 at high flows, for respiratory diseases of the little ones who will thus no longer have to be transferred outside the Republic. It is an installation that has a triple value: it will entertain the little ones, it will help our State Hospital and it will allow a large San Marino company that is always alongside the projects of the Secretariat of State to gain visibility.

SANTA'S Sleigh (Cassa di Risparmio Gallery) – Thanks to the collaboration of the Cassa di Risparmio, Santa's sleigh will be kept safe. The Piazzetta Titano Gallery will host Santa Claus and Father Christmas's sleigh for the entire period of the event.

THE MARKETS AND THE GUARDIANS OF THE FAIRYTALE (Via Eugippo and Via Donna Felicissima) – The Tourism Office, in collaboration with the trade associations, has entrusted 32 huts to as many operators in the food, crafts and objects sector. The huts will be located in Via Donna Felicissima (13) and in Via Eugippo (19) and will be decorated by the Centro Anch'io Foundation.
At the beginning of Via Eugippo, two snow giants will be installed, two "guardians of the fairy tale".

XMAS CIRCUS (Piazzale Stazione P2 bus) – A circus tent will be installed in the Ex Stazione Square where spectacular events and microshows for children will be organized at specific times.

BRICKS ON THE TITAN (Kursaal) – An exhibition of collections and works built with Lego bricks will be set up at the Kursaal Congress Center on 4 and 5 December. Events and workshops will be organized at the same time. Free entry.

TRAVELING SHOWS (Districts of the Historic Centre) – 2 marching bands will move in the Historic Center and spectacular visual micro shows will be organised. Two mascots (a toy soldier and a reindeer) and, obviously, Santa Claus will also move around the districts!

NEW YEAR'S (Piazzale Lo Stradone) – Piazzale Lo Stradone will host a music party open to everyone in safety on the night of December 31st. LoryG Dj will play and a fireworks display is planned.

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