Spoleto, the town in a crib

Spoleto, the town in a crib

Beyond a month of events among markets, market exhibitions, cribs and concerts will invade Spoleto for Christmas: from 8th December 2016 to 14th January 2017 the holidays' magic will envelope the historical center with "Spoleto, the town in a crib". 

The unique lights' atmosphere will make the city even more beautiful: performances and tastings for adults, whereas the kids could have fun with Santa Claus and other initiatives for them. 

The Calendar

Christmas small woods

Piazza del Mercato - Piazza Pianciani - Pizzetta Torre dell' Olio – Gardens of Piazza Vittoria

The Cribs' Route

Via Fontesecca

Exhibition of Cribs

Continuous opening time

Exhibition of Artistic Cribs

Ex Pawnshop (Via Aurelio Saffi)

Opening time: 10.

30 am – 1 pm; 3 pm – 6.30 pm


Exhibition of Miniature Cribs

Artist Antonio Santoro

Golds Hall (Via Aurelio Saffi)

Opening hours: 10.30 am – 6.30 pm

6th Exhibition-Competition of Crib Art "Youthful Creativity in schools"

Gallery of Albornoz Fortress

Opening hours: 10.30 am – 6.30 pm

Conferences "the Three kings and their itinerary again"

Lecturer Prof. Ugo Criscuolo

Saturday 17th December 2016 at 5 pm

Resurrection's Hall – Piazza San Gregorio

Poems readings: "Angelical proclaimers: angels and shepherds in the Crib"

Thursday 5 January 2017 at 4.30 pm

Literary Coffee Palazzo Mauri

Epiphany's Concert

La Fanfarona Group directed by M. Augusto Mencarelli

Concert in favor of Spoleto's earthquake victims.

Sunday 8 January 2017 at 5 pm

Caio Melisso Theatre

Free entrance

Contest Nativity in the family – 7th edition

An initiative born to select the best nativity prepared at home for Christmas holidays.

The contest is reserved to the following towns: Spoleto, Foligno and Terni.


Access to all cribs exhibitions is free of charge. 

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