Wine-world Christmas in Girlan
Region: Southern South Tyrol
Christmas time in Girlan on the Wine Route is celebrated in a very special way: here, wine meets Christmas!
From December 3rd 2017 to January 6th 2018, visitors have the possibility to see Christmas artworks at the village centre. The creative and authentic Christmas decoration is created of staves and pit bottoms. The curved sideboards of the pits are also called “taufen” in Girlan.
At the opening day, the unique exhibition is surrounded by a very special festive atmosphere.
Ceremonial opening on December 3rd
On December 3rd, a small Christmas market will take place in the cellar of Mauracherhof and Glögglhof from 10 am. The stands offer various gift ideas, handicrafts and hot drinks, as well as delicacies for any taste. Musical entertainment is offered, too. From 12 am, you can enjoy culinary delicacies at Vineum cellar.
The opening celebration for Wine-world Christmas is set for 5 pm at the church square in Girlan. Local music and folkloristic groups accompany the event. Afterwards, you can enjoy delicacies made by the farmers’ wives from Girlan, homemade Christmas cookies and hot drinks at the Vineum cellar.
The Christmas artworks will decorate the village centre of Girlan until January 6th 2018. Especially, they are beautiful at twilight, enlightening the streets in a magical way.
Photo: © Helmuth Rier/eppan.com