The villages of Cribs

Where? Nomi, Pomarolo, Nogaredo, Villa Lagarina


Cribs in the yards and villages, along the streets and in the fountains

Nomi, Pomarolo e Villa Lagarina become, for a month, the villages of cribs. A tradition of stories, identities and skills.

Cribs in the courtyards and villages, along the streets and in the fountains. Really beautiful artworks to be discovered walking in the historic centres of the villages in order to find hidden and marvelous corners which host the most beautiful cribs.

Nomi, the crib in the granary

From the 2nd of December to the 6th of January

A monumental Neapolitan-style nativity scene, with tall buildings and populated by over eighty characters, is the novelty of this year’s Christmas in Nomi. Hosted in the historic granary, the crib is the centerpiece of Christmas decorations in this small village overlooking Adige river. The ancient portals, the windows with iron grilles and the stone thresholds host more than one hundred cribs, each one with an unforgettable charm.

Pomarolo, the cribs in the village

From the 1st of December to the 6th of January

The village of Pomarolo, together with families, schools, associations, groups and citizens movements, celebrates Christmas by paying homage to tradition. The route, along the streets and squares of the historic center, accompanies us to discover the most ancient and evocative places of the village: courtyards, wraps, arcades, windows and fountains, decorated with twenty-seven scenes of the Nativity, which become a frame and illuminate the works art in jute, natural and recycled materials, the result of the work and passion of local artisans and artists.

Nogaredo, cribs between tradition and innovation

From the 8th of December to the 6th of January

Along the streets, in the squares of the historic center, between fountains and churches the inhabitants of the village of Nogaredo will accompany you to discover the most characteristic views of the village, here are the cribs made with traditional materials and recycling materials, which give an exquisite contemporary character to the traditional image of the Nativity.

Villa Lagarina, the cribs in the fountains

From the 8th of December to the 6th of January

One of the most popular popular traditions, the crib and the mystery that surrounds the birth of Jesus. For many years associations, kindergartens, elementary schools and simple enthusiasts make their own cribs in the thirteen public fountains that characterize the villages of Villa Lagarina, Piazz0, Pedersano and Castellano. 

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