Christmas nativities in Veneto

Tradition and creativity for these enchanting Christmas events!

From 02 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

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The rich and diverse list of Christmas events in Veneto, Italy presents proposals for all tastes, including several Italian nativity sets located in the different areas of the region. A visit to the presepi in Veneto will give you all the magic and charm of one of the longest running Veneto Christmas traditions!

The nativity scenes are often prepared by artisans and volunteers, who work with passion to finish every part down to the smallest detail, and offer the opportunity to admire one of the most genuine testimonies of local craftsmanship.

Located throughout the region, the Christmas nativities in Veneto are faithful to the Catholic spirit of the festival and reflect the values and customs of the individual communities that prepare them offering a sincere example of the different Christmas traditions.

Among the many Italian nativity sets one should not forget the re-enactments of the presepi viventi in Veneto: with people in costumes, readings and live animals, they are one of the most fascinating events of Christmas in Italy!

Here is a small guide to the different Christmas nativity scenes in Veneto to visit in 2018:

Nativity Scenes in the province of Belluno

  • 25.12.18-27.01.2019 – Artistic Nativity Scene of Quero

Nativity Scenes in the province of Treviso

  • 24.12.18-3.02.19 – Artistic Nativity Scene of Segusino ‘Natale di rinascita’
  • 15.12.18-6.01.2019 - Artistic Nativity Scene of Valdobbiadene
  • 16.12.18-27.12.19 - Artistic Nativity Scene of Riese Pio X°
  • 3.12.18-6.01.19 - Exhibition of ‘World Nativity Scenes’ in Treviso, Diocesano Museum
  • 8.12.19-3.02.2019 – Nativity Scenes Exhibition in Refrontolo, Molinetto della Croda
  • 25.12.18-27.01.2019 – Nativity Scene of Crevada di Susegana
  • 25.12.18-31.01.2019 - Artistic Nativity Scene of Venegazzù and arts exhibition 'Nativity and Arts'
  • 25.12.18-27.01.2019 - Nativity Scene of Ramera in Mareno di Piave
  • 8.12.18-13.01.2019 – Exhibition of Artistic Nativity Scenes 'La grotta della cometa' in the old church of San Cipriano in Roncade

Nativity Sets in Venice and its province

  • 2.12.18-6.01.19 –Nativity Scenes in the Land of Tiepolo in Spinea and Noale
  • 9.12.2018-6.01.2019 – Exhibition of Nativity Scenes in Venice in Campo San Polo
  • 2.12.18-10.02.2019 - Sand Nativity in Jesolo
  • 15.12.2018-6.01.2019 – The Land of Nativity Scenes in Maerne di Martellago

Nativity Scenes in the province of Padua

  • 8.12.18-13.01.19 – Water Nativity Scenes in Battaglia Terme
  • 1.12.18-10.01.19 – Presepiando, exhibition of hand-made nativity scenes in Padua
  • 4.12.2018-6.01.2019 - 'Everyday nativity scene' at Scuderie of Palazzo Moroni in Padua
  • 8.12.2018-6.01.2019 - Exhibition of Artistic Nativity Scenes of artist Stefano Facchin at the Ufficio Accoglienza of Messaggero in the Basilica of St Anthony in Padua

Nativity Scenes in the province of Vicenza

  • 25.11.18-6.01.19 – Exhibition of Missionary Nativity Scenes in Vicenza
  • 8.12.2019-6.01.2019 – Nativity scenes on display throughout the historic centre of Vicenza
  • 23.12.2018-13.01.2019 – Nativity scenes exhibition at the Basilica of Castelgomberto
  • 25.12.18-20.01.19 – Exhibition of 100 nativity scenes in Rotzo
  • 25.12.18-6.01.19 - Scalabrini Nativity scene in Bassano del Grappa
  • 23.12.2018-27.01.2019 - Evangelium Nativity Scenes in Dueville

Nativity Scenes in Verona and its province

  • 25.11.2018-20.01.2019 – 35th International Show of Nativity Scenes and Arts and Tradition at Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona
  • 8.12.2018-6.01.2019 - ‘Nativity Scenes in the cloister’ at Bussolengo
  • 19.12.2018-6.01.2019 – Nativity Scene at Bassanella Sanctuary
  • 8.12.2018-20.01-2019 – The Land of Nativity Scenes in Soave
  • 8.12.18-7.01.19 – Nativity Scene on the Lake in Peschiera del Garda

Living Nativity Scenes in Veneto:

  • 24/25/26/30.12.17 e 5/6/13/20.01.19 – Living Nativity Scene in Pontelongo (Padua)
  • 24/26/30.12.18 e 6.01.19 - Living Nativity Scene in Annone Veneto (Venice)
  • 26/30.12.18 e 6/7.01.2019 – 83rd Living Nativity Scene in Revine Lago (Treviso)
  • 29 e 30.12.2018 – Living Nativity Scene in Collalto di Susegana (Treviso)
  • 25/26/30.12.2018-1/6/13/20/27.01.2019 - Living Nativity Scene in Codiverno di Vigonza (Padua)

Visiting the nativity scenes in Veneto will allow you to experience the joy and the atmosphere of Christmas and to spend time with your family!

For opening times, please check the websites of the local tourist boards.

By Insidecom Editorial Staff