For long, the Christmas season has proven to be a migration time for the Italian people who crowded the traditional markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In this regard, Deutsche Zentrale Tourisms- the German Tourism Office has played a pivotal role by promoting the Christkindl Market all over the world. The markets in places like Nrnberg,Munich, and Berlin have been the happy hunting ground for these travellers from Italy. But this year around, things have taken a sharp turn and the flow of the current is not flowing out of Italy, but it has settled in it.
As Germany, the favorite Christmas hide out of the Italians, have pulled the shutter down on the famous Christmas markets, the locals of Italy took things into hands and have decided to make it big! And as a consequence, this Christmas, 88.3% of Italians will stay at home. Milan is all set to raise the bar high with the most expensive Christmas tree in Europe costing around 350,000 euros and has plans to place it in vicinity with the Piazza Duomo of the city.
That's not all, the entire of Milan will glitter to the glow of over 100,000 electric candles some amazing Christmas markets. If this is cake, the cherry on top is the plans for Milano sotto la Luce, where Milan will be lit by over 60 LED light design projects from December 4 to January 10 to mark the International Festival of Lights. It is expected that, the streets and squares like San Babila, Piazza Cavour, and all the famous sights of Milan would get a holistic make over as the Santa slides in!