Who doesn't feel like going for a walk through the Christmas markets? During the month of December in the province of Girona and the Costa Brava you can enjoy a wide variety of fairs and Christmas markets with all kinds of products. Discover them in this post!
The craft and Christmas fair at Plaça Independència in Girona is one of the most popular Christmas markets during the winter season. It begins on November 25th and the last day to visit it is January 5th. It is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. without interruption, except for December 25th and 26th and January 1st, which will remain closed for holidays in Catalonia.
At this fair you can find gift items made by local artisans, such as figures for the nativity scene, wooden toys, textile accessories, ceramic, glass and wood objects, and jewelry; artisan food products, such as sausages and cheeses, sweets and nougat, and Christmas ornamental products, such as fir trees, the traditional tió, lights and decorations.
From December 3rd to January 5th, you can also find a fair of artisan products at the Pont de Pedra from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with ceramic products, jewellery, crafts, embroidery, and wooden figurines. During all these days, you will also be able to enjoy the Christmas lights of the city of Girona, which illuminate the streets and some of the most emblematic places in the town.
The town of Tossa de Mar, in the La Selva region, will hold its Christmas market on Passeig del Mar and Passeig Mossèn Cinto Verdaguer (in front of the Platja Gran de Tossa de Mar) from December 3rd to December 6th, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
There will be decoration, crafts and food products from local shops to start preparing for the Christmas festivities. You can find typical decorative elements of this time of year such as fir trees, tió and lights; agri-food products and gift items such as pieces of jewelry and accessories.
At the same time, cultural and leisure activities will also be programmed during these dates, such as workshops, live musical performances and shows for the little ones in the house, so that you can come and enjoy a full day with your family.
On December 3rd and December 4th, the first weekend of the month, the Christmas fair of Sant Feliu de Guíxols will take place, in Baix Empordà. It will be open in the morning from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and in the afternoon from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and you can buy all kinds of craft and Christmas products.
That weekend, in addition, various Christmas activities will be carried out, such as decoration, lights or puppet workshops, among others. Nor can you stop walking through the town and enjoying the Christmas lights, which will be turned on on the first day of December.
One of the most unique Christmas fairs in the province of Girona is the Espinelves Fir Fair. The 41st edition of this fair will be held from December 3rd to December 11th in the streets of the town of Espinelves, in the Osona region. It is the perfect occasion to buy a Christmas fir tree to take home, especially the most cultivated varieties in the area, Masjoanis and Picea Excelsa, but you can also find craft and food stalls, as well as a wide variety of exhibitions and shows.
The city of Figueres, capital of Alt Empordà, is one of the first to open its Christmas market. From November 25th to December 24th, you can find a Christmas market with different shops in wooden houses on the Rambla de Figueres. It will be open in the morning from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and in the afternoon from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., except Christmas Eve, when the hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You will find all kinds of Christmas objects, agri-food products, plants and even fir trees so that you can choose your Christmas tree.
The second week of December, coinciding with the Spanish holiday of La Purísima, in the streets of the old town and Plaza Pekín in l'Escala, in Alt Empordà, the town's Christmas market will take place. It will be open from December 6th to December 8th, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. In the commercial area of the town, you can buy all kinds of traditional and Christmas products such as decorative elements, utensils and food products.
Also, from December 3rd to December 6th specifically, the Olot Nativity Scene Fair takes place. In the squares of Esteve Ferrer, Major, Pia Almoina and the streets of Alfons V, Bellaire and Ferrarons, located in the center of the town of Olot, in La Garrotxa, you can buy all kinds of Christmas products, such as nougat, trees or decoration elements, but the star product of this fair are the figurines of the nativity scene. You will find figurines of a wide variety of sizes, materials and styles to complete your nativity scene.
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