Christmas in Canillo


From 02-12-2019 to 31-01-2020

These are the main activities on offer in Canillo during the Christmas period.

Children's Story

Children’s story: "El Nadal del Pere Perot" with Eva González on Monday 2 December 2019 at 6 p.m. at Canillo library.

Further information: Canillo Department of Culture and Sport. Tel: (+376) 753 624.

Nativity scene

Discover the story of Christmas in Canillo by following the nativity route, with its life-size figures. An outing to enjoy with all the family, incorporating the best-known scenes from the nativity story and featuring more than 200 figures placed in streets throughout the village. From 5 December 2019 to 31 January 2020.

Further information: Canillo Tourist Office, Tel: (+376) 753 600

Awards ceremony for the Nativity Scene contest.

The entries in the Nativity Scene (Pessebres) will be on display until 7 January 2020, and can be found on the third floor of the Cable Car building in Canillo.

Further information: Department of Agriculture and Tourism. Tel.: (+376) 751 090

Father Christmas comes to town

Like every Christmas Eve, Father Christmas is coming to Canillo, accompanied by his elves. All children are invited to the Palau de Gel to enjoy a series of activities prepared in his honour. On Christmas Eve, Father Christmas will be arriving at the Palau de Gel ice palace at 6 p.m., where he will enjoy a performance by the Andorra Ice Skating Club. Following tradition, Father Christmas will bring an end to the evening by giving out presents to the children.

Midnight mass

The traditional midnight mass will be held at Sant Cerni Church. At the end of the service, mulled wine and hot chocolate will be served outside in the square.

Skating gala

Andorra Ice Skating Club is organising a special Christmas gala titled “Somnis sobre Gel” [Dreams on Ice]. It will take place at 7:45 p.m. on Friday 27 December 2019 and Friday 3 January 2020, at Palau de Gel in Andorra.

Further information: Canillo Department of Culture and Sport. Tel: (+376) 753 624

Organisation: Comú de Canillo

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