This article highlights ten of the more unusual ones.
https://www.thelocal.it/20171212/ita...ativity-scenes

They include...

One that floats:


One (of many) made entirely of bread:


One (of many ) under water:


One made entirely of sand:


The world's best living nativity scene-Matera





My favorites-the Neapolitan ones. They are very human, bordering on irreverent...from pizza makers somehow present in Judea to topical figures: