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On a group of hills, lies the village of Candelara, known and renowned throughout Italy to accommodate the unique Christmas market dedicated to the world of candles. In early December the romantic and magical Festival of Candles attracts, indeed, crowds of tourists from all parts of Italy.

The country is a precious medieval jewel of genuine beauty. Its heart is the castle, which was built around 1300-1400 as a fortress and place of refuge during the battles of the period between local families, for domination of the territory. They are part of the country also the church dedicated to St. Stephen, the Borgo and Villa Almerici Berloni, former watchtower.

The curious name of the country there are several hypotheses. Some Candelara reminiscent of a light, a flame, or a lighthouse, according to others it means "Festival of Candles." This hypothesis would find confirmation in the emblem of the town, which depicts, in fact, three candles. Another theory holds that the name is derived from the name of the castle Candelara: "Candid'aria", indicating a healthy climate.

Distance: 8 Km.About 12 minutes by road Billa

Feast of July Crafts
Candles Candelara November 28 to 29 and 5-6-7-8 in December, 12 to 13 December
For information www.candelara.com

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