The Magical Christmas Village | Activities and events

The Magical Christmas Village | Activities and events

Visit to the Castle
The Castle of Govone is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is famous for its interiors and the 18th-century garden.
The Castle was a fortress in medieval times, it was rebuilt in the current Baroque form by the Counts Solaro. Purchased by the Savoys towards the end of the 18th century, it was chosen by Carlo Felice as a summer holiday.
Mini Parco Avventura
In the park of the Castle, archery and other balance games (slacklines, stilts, etc.) will be performed. All activities will be assisted by the Exploravita association instructors. A way to discover how fun outdoor activities can be in contact with nature even in the cold season, followed by competent and well-prepared people 
La Bottega
After the success of last year, the Bottega del Magico Christmas Village cannot be missing, a space entirely dedicated to wine and special products and sponsors not sold in wooden houses, there are also many wines selected for the public with sommeliers and producers who they will make small tastings and will be able to sell the bottles and the various products in gift wrapping to the public or purchased for the Christmas Dinner in the family.
La Scuola degli Elfi
Santa Claus, very busy in the preparation of gifts, entrusts to Queen Antea the task of finding new elves! Who better than her can prepare them to become perfect helpers?
Il treno storico
The Magical Country of Christmas, in collaboration with Regione Piemonte and the Fondazione Ferrovie dello Stato, will welcome tourists from Turin and Milan during the first and last weekend of the event. A fascinating and unforgettable journey for young and old who, accompanied by magical figures, will experience the true spirit of Christmas in the frame of carriages of other times.
Presepe Meccanico
The magic of the crib comes to life!
Craftsmen, shepherds, fishermen, animals and peasants, animated by a complex mechanical system represent scenes of common life and ancient crafts. The realization is by the association the Collina degli Elfi and is located in the path of the market.
Mercatino Natalizio
From November 16th to December 22nd 2019, every Saturday and Sunday, Govone will host the traditional Christmas Market, More than 110 small houses of crafts, objects and gastronomy selected throughout Italy. For the 2019 edition, the Magic Christmas Country Market is a candidate to participate in the European Best Christmas Markets competition where it will compete as the only Italian representation.
Casa di Babbo Natale
The House of Santa Claus will lead the public towards new suggestions. Among Kings, Queens and fairy creatures one is guided to the discovery of many secrets of Christmas. In this magical place you will be lucky enough to hear how the Rudolph reindeer will become the trusted guide of Santa's sleigh.

The Magical Christmas Village

Opening dates:
16 - 17 - 23 - 24 - 30 November
1 - 7 - 8 - 14 - 15 - 21 - 22 December

Opening hours: 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

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