The Enchanted Rocca of Santa Claus in Benevento with markets, food and workshops

Wednesday, 23/11/2022
Fabiana Bianchi
Inn of the Enchanted Rocca of Santa Claus in Benevento

A fairytale Christmas awaits you at Benevento with the beautiful initiative called The Enchanted Rock of Santa Claus which will take place in December.

The magic of Christmas will permeate each event of the rich program developed by the Proloco Samnium of Benevento with activities that will take place in the suggestive Fortress of the Rectors. These are two ancient buildings, one medieval and the other Renaissance, which overlook the great valley of the Sabato and Calore rivers, which converge there.

La Rocca will be the seat of these Christmas events is preferably used for first time in its history and for the first time it will allow all children to even get to know Santa Claus.

What are the dates of the Enchanted Rock

The events will take place over the days 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18 December 2022 for two long weekends which also include the Immaculate Conception.

The House of Santa Claus between games and workshops

The little ones will be delighted with meet Santa Claus in his home at this Enchanted Rock and they can give him theirs letters to let them know their wishes on the gifts to receive.

In the Rocca there will also be many types of entertainment among laboratories, animation games to have fun in the magical Christmas atmosphere. There will also be handcrafted nativity scenes on display with the Palio dei Presepi Competition.

Throughout the period there will also be street artists and traveling shows.

The Fire of the Rocca, a great "Piromagia" scho do

Do not miss the appointment of Saturday 17 December 21 hours: 30, which provides forSanta's exit from his house together with the Elves enriched by a great show of Pyromagy. The whole Rocca will be colored and there will be many lights and many sounds that will give life to a beautiful show: the Fire of the Rocca.

The Gift Factory and the Post Office with the Elves

Children can also enter the Gift Factory and find out how the gifts they receive at Christmas are made. There will be some magic machinery that puffs steam and from which the much loved games come to life.

They will be able to participate in creative workshops with the supervision of the Elves who will also manage thePost office from which to send your letter. In fact, the Postman Elf will help them post it. Santa Claus will then give a prize for the most deserving letter.

The Christmas markets and stands with local products

The event will also be enriched by the Christmas markets where you can find many craft items, including decorations, decorations and gift ideas, both in gardens both internal and external. There will be exhibitors with i food and wine products typical of the area between sweet and savory street food.

Information on the Enchanted Rock


8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18 December 2022


Fortress of the Rectors, Piazza Castello, 82100 Benevento BN

Opening Hours

from 10.00 to 23.00 (last admission at 22.00)


  • from 7 to 12 years 2,00 euro
  • from 13 years 5,00 euros
  • from 0 to 6 years free
  • how to book online


375 7717974 | | [email protected] | Facebook page | Official site

Information about the event

  • Where: The Fortress of the Rectors, Benevento
  • When:
    • Thursday 08 December 2022 from 10:00 to 23:00
    • Friday 09 December 2022 from 10:00 to 23:00
    • Saturday 10th December 2022 from 10am to 00pm
    • Sunday 11 December 2022 from 10:00 to 23:00
    • Thursday 15 December 2022 from 10:00 to 23:00
    • Friday 16 December 2022 from 10:00 to 23:00
    • Saturday 17th December 2022 from 10am to 00pm
    • Sunday 18 December 2022 from 10:00 to 23:00
  • Prezzi:
    • From 0 to 6 years: 0€
    • From 7 to 12 years old: €2
    • From 13 years old: €5
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