Villa news -> Last Minute Christmas and New Year Holidays: Villa Giglio, Tuscany, 2012
The most popular and the long-awaited holidays in Italy are Christmas and New Year. The Italians prepare in advance their celebration and try to observe a number of traditions, specific to each province, region. Christmas in Italy coincides with the calendar of the ancient pagan holiday, revered in the Roman Empire, the most magnificent - Saturnalia. On December 25 the Romans celebrated the winter solstice, and one of the major rituals was the ignition of large logs, which according to the rules should burn until the New Year. Burning logs - Scandinavian tradition, taken by the Romans is a symbol of purification before the New Year people burn all the bad that has accumulated during the year.
If you really want an unforgettable Christmas and New Year 2012, choose to celebrate it in Italy. New Year in Italy is a bright and cheerful holiday with its own traditions, as the standard for most countries (trees, Babbo Natale – the analogue of our Santa Claus), and unique, peculiar only to the Italians. The most famous tradition is to throw away all the old stuff, right up to the furniture and utensils in the New Year's Eve, most recently just a beautiful legend. Any tourist who wishes to celebrate the New Year 2012 in Italy should not be surprising abundance of red clothes - the color, according to Italians attracts happiness and good fortune. Another tradition is to dress up in new year's eve in red underwear, both women and men. Furthermore, in order to attract good fortune can be put on the window sill candle or put a coin.
New Year's Eve in Tuscany is fabulous, with solid fireworks, literally and figuratively - Italians greet the New Year in the street under the bright lights of the longest and the most colorful fireworks. If you prefer to greet New Year with your family or friends in a cosy atmosphere, you can rent the Giglio Villa. On New Year's , this amazing villa, turns into a big showcase with a bunch of Christmas garlands, Christmas trees and colorful lights. Meeting New Year here will offer you lots of pleasant moments and unforgettable memories. Villa Giglio is a luxurious villa which has a pool and five bedrooms. It provides excellent service for you and provides all modern comfort. Villa Giglio is free for this period and we can offer you a good discount. Rent this great villa now and you will not regret.