Christmas at the Avio Castle

Cultural exhibitions and events

From 30 November 2019 the Avio Castle in Sabbionara di Avio (Trento) - which the Castelbarcos, Barons of Gresta, donated to the FAI (Italian National Trust) in 1977 - will host a traditional Christmas market within the Palazzo Baronale and its courtyard. 

Over 30 exhibitors from the Trentino area and beyond are to be discovered for their honey, jams, wines, cold cuts, many other culinary specialties along with the special works and creations of local craftsmanship (opening times: Saturday from 10.00 to 19.00, Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00).

Young and old alike will be offered guided tours of this charming Medieval castle every day, every two hours from 11.00, accompanied by live music performances that will suggest a warm Christmas atmosphere.

Event organized in collaboration with the Municipality of Avio and the Tourist Board of Rovereto and Vallagarina.


Free admission to the Christmas market.

Visit of the castle's frescoed walls (Casa delle Guardie and Mastio): € 4

Guided tour of the castle: € 7 

Guided tour of the castle for FAI members and residents in the municipality of Avio: € 3

Free admission for children (under 6 years old) 

For information and bookings:

Castello di Avio, via al Castello, Sabbionara di Avio (TN);
tel. 0464.684453;;

organization: FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano