Barga Chocolate 2012
Barga, Lucca, 8-9 December
The seventh edition of Barga Chocolate, a degustation, exhibion and sale event that attracts thousands of enthusiasts eager to taste all the
sweet surprises prepared by the many exhibitors in the
historical center of the town.
The two-day program, entirely dedicated to chocolate, will bring to Barga maitre chocolatier from the Tuscany region: Florence, Arezzo, Empoli, Lucca but also from Turin and Lecce. An event that, considering the number of exhibitors, is one of a kind in the Lucca area.
On Sunday, 9 December, you will find a veriety of stands with antiques
and handcrafted items with special attention dedicated to Christmas and Christ's Nativity Scenes. On Saturday, in the new part of town, you can attend the usual weekly market and on Sunday there is a special
market with all the stores open for your Christmas shopping needs. Barga Chocolate also marks the beginning of Christmas events in Barga such as the light-up on Friday, 7 December with the traditional "double" of the Immaculate Conception. During the chiming of the bells of the thousand-year old cathedral, which is recalled in the famous poem by Giovanni Pascoli, all the Christmas lights in the City of Barga will be lit.