After visiting our beautiful houses for sale Lago Maggiore, you may have time to take a walk around and see holiday markets and Nativity scenes. Here’s what to do during your Christmas holidays at the Lake
What better way to spend your Christmas holidays than in your Lago Maggiore house? At Christmas you will experience a magical atmosphere and have the chance of taking part in the various events that usually take place in its towns.
LAVENO UNDERWATER NATIVITY SCENE
The tradition of the underwater Nativity Scene in Laveno Mombello started in 1979 and since then you can admire it every year from the main square. It is made of 42 statues, set on 5 platforms underwater. Its uniqueness especially derives from the material the statues are made of, i.e. the white stone of Vicenza. Its bright colour stands out in the dark of the night, lit by the underwater spotlights. on 24th December, the baby Jesus is carried in procession and then brought underwater by two divers.
THE ON-WATER NATIVITY SCENES IN CRODO
If you are planning to visit the Piedmontese shore of the Lake, then what you shouldn’t miss are the Nativity Scenes on water in Crodo. There are 44 of them, some more traditional and some others really modern and unusual, but they are all set in wash houses and stone fountains throughout the village. It’s an outdoor event, which offers the opportunity to discover this beautiful village and its hamlets in Ossola.