Christmas Time - the 11th and the 12th November 2017

CHRISTMAS MARKET: Meet the Finest Italian Craftsmen

Christmas time is back in the Castle of Thiene, a Christmas inspired show, dedicated to the excellence of the Italian craftsmen .


This edition will see 65 exhibitors around the salons, the stables and in the courtyard of the Castle.

The main objective of the market will be to promote the monumental complex of the Castle and the City of Thiene in their historic and architectural aspects.


Christmastime The Christmas atmosphere will engulf any room with its lights, colors and fragrances and the splendid rooms of the castle seamlessly guide the visitors in its path: the large foyer invites the taste exhibitors, in the billiard room: the game and clothing for men, in the dining room: dishes, glasses, tablecloths, in the salons: jewelry and clothing for women and children.


GiftTime Christmas is a time for presents, Christmas time brings about the opportunity to choose special gifts. The craftsmen are selected to satisfy fine needs for the house, the food, and the Christmas Tree. The craftsmen come from all over Italy representing new trends and bringing atypical creations.


TimetoShare It will be fun choosing the best, out of 10, decorated Christmas Trees done by our exhibitors.


TimeforChristmasCrib In the gothic church dedicated to the Nativity of Mary, the artist Julia Artico, famous for her hay Christmas Crib will attend. Julia’s work exemplifies her love for the hay and it boasts the aroma of freshly baked bread and the primordial energy that comes from the ground and back.

Free entrance Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 10am to 6pm


TimeForSolidarity The Castle always prioritizes social themes, like BAMBINI CARDIOPATICI NEL MONDO, (cardiopathic babies in the world). It is an association presided by Dr. Alessandro Frigiola, that started 20 years ago, operating in developing countries to give hope to babies that are born with congenital heart diseases.

The association’s work in countries like – Senegal, Egypt, Syria, Cameroon, Iraq- where the hospital structures are ancient and the medical staff are not adequately formed. Visitors will be able to meet  representatives of the association and donate to help the volunteers in their job.


TimeForLab Sunday November 12th from 3:00 pm to 5:00pm, reserve your place for the Laboratory with MAISON CHERY, in the big kitchen of the Castle, where you will be taught how to handcraft Christmas decorations made of wire , cloth and paper. The cost will be €15. For reservation email or call the 349.7698203.


TimeToPlay Sunday November 15th, CASTELLO IN GIOCO, offers a fun and creative time for children. Fun group activities will allow children to compete in the creation of handicrafts. From 10:45 to 12:45 little Christmas Crown

From 2:00pm to 4:00pm creation of objects in hay

From 4:00pm to 6:00pm decorative paper garlands

For info and reservations,  or cell +39 347 5151833



TimeForLunch the food court, in the historic kitchen of the castle, is prepared by Borelli Events, proposing risottos and Christmas-themed snacks, accompanied by local wine glasses. Operators will present their quality products in the foyer: oil, honey, jams, cookies, cheese and speck.



Info time: date and time of the exhibition:

  • Saturday the 11th of November 2017 from 10:00am to 8:00pm,

  • Sunday the 12th of November 2017 from 10:00am to 7:00pm.



Ticket entrance:


  • € 5,00 for 18 years old and older,

  • € 0,50 for under 18 years of age and over 60 residing in Thiene and showing the “Carta ‘60”

Sunday :

  • € 7,5 for 18 years old and older

  • € 0,50 for under 18 years of age and over 60 residing in Thiene and showing the “Carta ‘60”


Place of the exhibition: CASTLE THIENE, Corso Garidaldi 2, 36016 THIENE (VI)


Info line: Giovanna +39 338.3997644 - Francesca +39 329.8541962 e-


Dogs can only access to the court.


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