Babbo Natale or La Befana?

Being a mostly Catholic country, with the Vatican located in Italy, Christmas is a big holiday. But it was not about the gifts. It was focused on celebrating the religious holiday. Santa Claus, Babbo Natale, Saint Nick or La Befana? San Nicola di Bari is supposed to be the inspiration for Santa Claus or Saint…

Feste- December 8

Living in Italy or planning trips, it is always a good idea to look at a calendar and see if there are any holidays. Being a Catholic country, we seem to always have some festa¬†or religious holiday as well as the national holidays. If these happen near or on a weekend, it is called a…