Borgo Egnazia: Christmas Markets

In Puglia there are many Christmas markets and villages that enliven the Salento festivities. It is a series of events, installations and shows that offer an opportunity for fun for adults and children.

Some of them, in my opinion, stand out for their tradition and participation so much so that they are among the most beautiful in the region.

Christmas markets in Borgo Egnazia
Christmas markets in Borgo Egnazia

Christmas markets in Borgo Egnazia

Christmas is approaching and with it brings with it the magical and warm atmosphere that characterizes it and which also envelops Borgo Egnazia, in Savelletri di Fasano, one of the most beautiful places in Puglia, a triumph of beauty, history and gastronomy, ready for you to experience a Christmas fairy tale.

The structure is entirely built in tuff, the local stone and cut by hand by the expert hands of the master tufa workers and finally thanks to the architect and set designer Pino Brescia who was inspired by the architecture of the Apulian farms and rural villages, by nature and simplicity, we have managed to achieve élite tourism.

Borgo Egnazia: the structure

The imposing structure is the undisputed queen of Apulian hospitality, which blends tradition and innovation, contemporaneity and authenticity, simplicity and majesty.

The rooms are divided into three categories: The Court, the Borgo, the Villas. We also find two private beaches, within which there is the Water Sport center and La Fonte ideal with three large outdoor swimming pools, a heated indoor swimming pool, three tennis courts and an 18-hole course overlooking the sea, located on the border between the ancient archaeological city of Egnathia and the small port of Savelletri. The route winds between the rocky profiles of the Adriatic Sea, in the expanse of Mediterranean vegetation and fields cultivated with vegetables and centuries-old olive trees.

Finally, the elegant spa which accompanies visitors on a sensorial journey between emotions and sport with daily relaxation in the open air to rediscover instinct and naturalness. In short, a perfect mix that manages to combine the most genuine local traditions with top-level services.

The spectacular location, capable of providing intense emotions, is the ideal destination for those who want to spend the holidays diving into the flavors and ancient traditions of Puglia.

A unique place that still takes on the values of the past and are in perfect harmony with the territory and a breathtaking landscape.

The Christmas Markets in Borgo Egnazia: the event

Borgo Egnazia will host the “Christmas Markets”, an event that will transport you to a celebration of colours, flavors and joy and which will be open to everyone and not just guests staying in the structure.

Here visitors will be able to experience the thrill of walking through the suggestive alleys, shopping among the stalls and then entering some of the “little houses” transformed for the occasion into small shops in which to discover Apulian craftsmanship: embroidery and lace, ceramics , or taste typical flavors such as breasts, roasted chestnuts, pancakes, biscuits and sweets among the scent of mulled wine, cotton candy, other products from our local talents and some of the best Apulian wines.

The lights, bonfires and music will animate the large square, the heart of Borgo Egnazia, which will be the setting for this wonderful painting.

And for a full immersion in the typically Apulian festive atmosphere, even some pampering at the Vair Spa, an excellent compromise, a holiday proposal in fact, which combines the uniqueness of the area and those of the structure itself.

And to end on a high note, at the La Frasca restaurant, the authentic Apulian trattoria in Borgo Egnazia, with the pleasure of a traditional dinner, it is a unique opportunity to rediscover the deep peasant roots of Apulian cuisine.

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