CALENDAR: What are Italy’s new Covid-19 rules over Christmas and New Year?

CALENDAR: What are Italy’s new Covid-19 rules over Christmas and New Year?

Italy is adding extra restrictions over Christmas and New Year, sending the country in and out of lockdown. Here's when the rules change.

Here’s the form you need to leave the house in Italy over Christmas

Here’s the form you need to leave the house in Italy over Christmas

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast

Seven classic films to watch for an Italian Christmas

Seven classic films to watch for an Italian Christmas

How Christmas dinner changes depending where you are in Italy
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How Christmas dinner changes depending where you are in Italy

What you can and can’t do in Italy this Christmas

What you can and can’t do in Italy this Christmas

Covid-19: Italy updates rules on visiting family over Christmas

Covid-19: Italy updates rules on visiting family over Christmas

What kind of Christmas lockdown will the Italian government announce?

What kind of Christmas lockdown will the Italian government announce?

Italy updates new rules on travel to second homes over Christmas

Italy updates new rules on travel to second homes over Christmas

Covid-19: Is Italy about to announce a national lockdown over Christmas?

Covid-19: Is Italy about to announce a national lockdown over Christmas?

Calls grow for ‘red zone’ Christmas lockdown in Italy

Calls grow for ‘red zone’ Christmas lockdown in Italy

‘This year will be small for sure’: How Italy’s foreign residents have changed their Christmas plans

‘This year will be small for sure’: How Italy’s foreign residents have changed their Christmas plans

IN PHOTOS: Magical nativity scene lights up Italy’s Cinque Terre coast

IN PHOTOS: Magical nativity scene lights up Italy’s Cinque Terre coast

What are Italy’s new rules for Christmas travel?

What are Italy’s new rules for Christmas travel?

‘Unacceptable crowds’: Alarm as Christmas shoppers pack Italian cities

‘Unacceptable crowds’: Alarm as Christmas shoppers pack Italian cities

Q&A: Your key questions about Italy’s coronavirus rules at Christmas

Q&A: Your key questions about Italy’s coronavirus rules at Christmas

Panettone or pandoro: Which is the best Italian Christmas cake?

Panettone or pandoro: Which is the best Italian Christmas cake?

EXPLAINED: Is Italy really about to cancel its Christmas Day travel ban?

EXPLAINED: Is Italy really about to cancel its Christmas Day travel ban?

UPDATE: Italian PM announces Christmas travel restrictions under new emergency decree

UPDATE: Italian PM announces Christmas travel restrictions under new emergency decree

Pope to hold Christmas ‘midnight’ mass at 7.30pm due to virus curfew

Pope to hold Christmas ‘midnight’ mass at 7.30pm due to virus curfew

Italy launches ‘Christmas cashback’ scheme in push for digital payments

Italy launches ‘Christmas cashback’ scheme in push for digital payments

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy

Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Why today is a holiday in Italy

Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Why today is a holiday in Italy

Italy makes coronavirus testing mandatory for all arrivals from EU

Italy makes coronavirus testing mandatory for all arrivals from EU

IN PHOTOS: The empty streets of Venice illuminated for Christmas

IN PHOTOS: The empty streets of Venice illuminated for Christmas

Italy bans travel between towns over Christmas

Italy bans travel between towns over Christmas

The food and drink you need for an Italian Christmas feast

The food and drink you need for an Italian Christmas feast

‘A different kind of Christmas’: What will be in Italy’s new coronavirus emergency decree?

‘A different kind of Christmas’: What will be in Italy’s new coronavirus emergency decree?

Can you spend Christmas with family and friends in Italy this year?

Can you spend Christmas with family and friends in Italy this year?

Christmas in Italy: How have your plans changed this year?

Christmas in Italy: How have your plans changed this year?

Will Italy remove restrictions on travel and parties over Christmas?

Will Italy remove restrictions on travel and parties over Christmas?

Less shopping, more ‘spiritual reflection’: What will Christmas be like in Italy this year?

Less shopping, more ‘spiritual reflection’: What will Christmas be like in Italy this year?

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Pope Francis ushers in Christmas with message of ‘unconditional love’

Rome’s ‘Geppetto’ on fixing broken toys for underprivileged children

Rome’s ‘Geppetto’ on fixing broken toys for underprivileged children

The words and phrases you’ll need to survive a Christmas in Italy
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The words and phrases you’ll need to survive a Christmas in Italy

Here’s how much Italians are spending on Christmas

Here’s how much Italians are spending on Christmas

Italy’s most famous Christmas markets are cancelled this year

Italy’s most famous Christmas markets are cancelled this year

Quiz: How well do you know Brexit?

Quiz: How well do you know Brexit?

IN PICTURES: Magical winter landscapes across Italy

IN PICTURES: Magical winter landscapes across Italy

IN PICTURES: A weird and wonderful Christmas in Naples

IN PICTURES: A weird and wonderful Christmas in Naples

Is there any chance of a white Christmas in Italy?

Is there any chance of a white Christmas in Italy?

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

How to give back in Italy this Christmas

How to give back in Italy this Christmas

A big, fat Italian Christmas: How Italy does it bigger and better

A big, fat Italian Christmas: How Italy does it bigger and better

Rome’s new Christmas tree has arrived and things aren’t looking good

Rome’s new Christmas tree has arrived and things aren’t looking good

Santas rally for charity in Italy

Santas rally for charity in Italy

Spelacchio gets a second chance: Rome’s ‘mangy’ Christmas tree to be recycled

Spelacchio gets a second chance: Rome’s ‘mangy’ Christmas tree to be recycled

Christmas wraps up with snow, wind and rain

Christmas wraps up with snow, wind and rain

Pope calls for peace in Jerusalem in Christmas message

Pope calls for peace in Jerusalem in Christmas message

Someone stole Naples’ Christmas tree within 24 hours

Someone stole Naples’ Christmas tree within 24 hours

Italy steps up security for Christmas and New Year’s crowds

Italy steps up security for Christmas and New Year’s crowds

Rome reported for abuse of public funds over €50,000 Christmas tree

Rome reported for abuse of public funds over €50,000 Christmas tree

Rome’s €50,000 Christmas tree has been declared dead

Rome’s €50,000 Christmas tree has been declared dead

Italian Christmas gift guide: What to get everyone on your list this year

Italian Christmas gift guide: What to get everyone on your list this year

Dozens of boating Santas race in Venice’s Grand Canal

Dozens of boating Santas race in Venice’s Grand Canal

Italy bakes world’s biggest Christmas cake panettone

Italy bakes world’s biggest Christmas cake panettone

How to donate time or money for a good cause in Italy this Christmas

How to donate time or money for a good cause in Italy this Christmas

Six quirky Italian Christmas traditions you should know about

Six quirky Italian Christmas traditions you should know about

Ten Christmas nativity scenes you’ll only see in Italy

Ten Christmas nativity scenes you’ll only see in Italy

In pictures: The best and most magical Italian Christmas displays

In pictures: The best and most magical Italian Christmas displays

Nativity scene made of nuts, fruit peels and beans goes on display

Nativity scene made of nuts, fruit peels and beans goes on display

World’s largest ‘Christmas tree’ in Gubbio lit up from space

World’s largest ‘Christmas tree’ in Gubbio lit up from space

Ten ways to spend the holiday weekend in Milan

Ten ways to spend the holiday weekend in Milan

Ten fun things to do in Italy in December

Ten fun things to do in Italy in December

Jewellery brand Pandora defends ‘sexist’ Christmas ad

Jewellery brand Pandora defends ‘sexist’ Christmas ad

The ten most enchanting Christmas markets in Italy

The ten most enchanting Christmas markets in Italy

Millions of Italians ready to ‘regift’ unwanted Christmas presents

Millions of Italians ready to ‘regift’ unwanted Christmas presents

Italian Berlin attack victim buried in hometown

Italian Berlin attack victim buried in hometown

Opinion: The Christmas presents I’d give to Italy

Opinion: The Christmas presents I’d give to Italy

Snow in northern Italy… but will it be a white Christmas?

Snow in northern Italy… but will it be a white Christmas?

‘Anti-vegan’ Christmas cake ad provokes outcry in Italy

‘Anti-vegan’ Christmas cake ad provokes outcry in Italy

Rome’s ugly Christmas tree gets makeover after hundreds complained

Rome’s ugly Christmas tree gets makeover after hundreds complained

Travel: The top ten festive spots to visit in Rome

Travel: The top ten festive spots to visit in Rome

Is Rome’s Christmas tree really the ugliest in the world?

Is Rome’s Christmas tree really the ugliest in the world?

Nine quirky Christmas nativity scenes you can see in Italy

Nine quirky Christmas nativity scenes you can see in Italy

How to celebrate Christmas like the Italians

How to celebrate Christmas like the Italians

Eight weird and wonderful Italian Christmas news stories

Eight weird and wonderful Italian Christmas news stories

IN PICTURES: Italy lights up for Christmas

IN PICTURES: Italy lights up for Christmas

Watch the adorable Italian Christmas advert made by Harry Potter director

Watch the adorable Italian Christmas advert made by Harry Potter director

Ten crazy Christmas decorations you’d only find in Italy

Ten crazy Christmas decorations you’d only find in Italy

Seven events in Italy to brighten up your December

Seven events in Italy to brighten up your December

Ten of the most magical Christmas markets in Italy

Ten of the most magical Christmas markets in Italy

Italian chauffeur finds €43k…and gives it back

Italian chauffeur finds €43k…and gives it back

Pope calls on Christians to reject consumerism

Pope calls on Christians to reject consumerism

Parents furious after priest says Santa isn’t real

Parents furious after priest says Santa isn’t real

How to survive an Italian Christmas party

How to survive an Italian Christmas party

The twelve best Italian Christmas gifts to give this year

The twelve best Italian Christmas gifts to give this year

Italy’s most enchanting Christmas markets

Italy’s most enchanting Christmas markets

Tis’ the season for a spending spree in Italy

Tis’ the season for a spending spree in Italy

What makes an Italian Christmas?

What makes an Italian Christmas?

Renzi slams headmaster for Christmas carols ban

Renzi slams headmaster for Christmas carols ban

Runaway Rudolph still at large in Italy

Runaway Rudolph still at large in Italy

Over 300 ho-ho-hopefuls vie for Rome Santa job

Over 300 ho-ho-hopefuls vie for Rome Santa job

Christmas cake seized by Italy health police

Christmas cake seized by Italy health police

Ten traditions that make an Italian Christmas

Ten traditions that make an Italian Christmas

Naples gets anti-theft Christmas trees

Naples gets anti-theft Christmas trees

How to party with Italians this Christmas

How to party with Italians this Christmas

Top ten Christmas markets in Italy

Top ten Christmas markets in Italy

Woman dies after ‘toxic’ Christmas meal

Woman dies after ‘toxic’ Christmas meal

Pope makes Xmas visit to Rome kids hospital

Pope makes Xmas visit to Rome kids hospital

Ten of Rome’s top festive spots

Ten of Rome’s top festive spots

Mafia nabbed in Christmas flowers racket

Mafia nabbed in Christmas flowers racket

Christmas gifts stolen from under family’s tree

Christmas gifts stolen from under family’s tree

Milan’s ‘dildo’ Christmas tree sparks uproar

Milan’s ‘dildo’ Christmas tree sparks uproar

‘Gay’ Christmas lights in Rome spark unholy row

‘Gay’ Christmas lights in Rome spark unholy row

Italian families slash Christmas spending

Italian families slash Christmas spending

Town plans underwater nativity to draw tourists

Town plans underwater nativity to draw tourists

The most mouthwatering Christmas cakes from around Italy

The most mouthwatering Christmas cakes from around Italy

Life goes on: Christmas in Italy’s earthquake hit towns

Life goes on: Christmas in Italy’s earthquake hit towns

‘Buy olive oil for Christmas to help Italy’

‘Buy olive oil for Christmas to help Italy’