Luci d'Artista Salerno 2017 2018, Salerno Christmas Lights

From 11th November 2017 to 21st January 2018

Welcome to the most awaited event of the year: Luci d’Artista 2017. The event has been inaugurated on November 11th and will continue until the 21st January 2018, the city of Salerno will host the most spectacular and impressive lights exhibition, that lights up streets, squares and parks.

Luci d'Artista Salerno 2017: all the news of the XII edition

1. NEW LIGHT ARTWORKS

The event Luci d'Artista is more than a common lights exhibision, this year you will find in the old town of Salerno a reproduction of the starry night sky, installations of great impact and elegance on Corso Vittorio Emanuele where you can admire lights waterfall, lamps and globes illuminated. In Piazza Flavio Gioia knows as well as la Rotonda there is a real reconstruction of a marine environment with the God Neptune starring in the middle of the square. A tribute to the nearby Amalfi Coast is characterized by new lemon tree shaped lights in piazza Sant'Agostino. Giant animals shaped lights will surprise the little ones at the Villa Comunale, with the new theme "The Zoo I would like".

2. FERRIS WHEEL

A giant 60 meters ferris wheel has been installed in Piazza della Concordia, and it will allow tourists and visitors to enjoy the glittering Salerno from an extraordinary height. The price is 9€ for adults and 6€ for children up to 1.20 meters, so basically, nothing to envy to the London Eye in London!

3. SAND NATIVITY

At the Museo Diocesano San Matteo, next to the Salerno Cathedral, a new traditional and evocative Sand Nativity will be set up. So a nice way to represent the traditional "Presepe"!

4. CHRISTMAS MARKETS

The traditional Christmas Markets cannot miss during the event. Typical Christmas market huts spread along the seaside and in many other squares and streets of the old city center. They will sure delight people with a magic Christmas atmosphere, and you will definetely find homemade gifts and delicious local food. Opening hours: from 10am to 11:30pm.

5. CHRISTMAS TREE

The 2017 30 meters Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on December 2nd. The Tree will remain lit and can be viewed until January 7, 2018.

6. LEONARDO DA VINCI EXHIBITION

The Christmas in Salerno is not only Artistic Lights, but also Culture. Among the news of this edition there is the Leonardo da Vinci's machines exhibition. You will find it everyday at Palazzo Fruscione until February 28, 2018.

7. MINERVA LIGHTS

This year the christmas lights will be installed, as well in the Minerva Garderns.

Experience Luci d'Artista with a walking tour!

DO YOU KNOW WHERE TO START TO DISCOVER THE CHRISTMAS EVENT?: Take part to the guided tour, explore the city, its history, main attractions and of course the artistic lights!

• Explore the main attractions of the city

• Be sure to see all the light installations

• Tailored tours for visitors with short time in the city

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Arrival and Parking

Useful information about how to arrive in Salerno and where to park in the city. Mobility plan, rest areas and map for the event Luci d'Artista.

Where to stay

Where to stay and sleep in Salerno for the event Luci d'Artista. Hotel, B&B and much more. Get your discount now!

Luci d'Artista Themes and Maps

Routes and main themes of the Luci d'Artista. Map of the city of Salerno to visit the Christmas lights.

The magic of Salerno Christmas Lights


The best way to spend your Christmas holiday in Salerno

Christmas Markets on the Lungomare Trieste

If you love Christmas and travelling, Salerno is a destination you can not miss at all. With its ancient streets of the old town illuminated by Christmas Lights and wooden huts of the Christmas markets on the Lungomare Trieste, it has nothing to envy to the best Christmas markets in Vienna, Strasbourg and Brussels.
A perfect opportunity to discover what the city has to offer: monuments, museums, gardens and picturesque places...
All of the past editions of Salerno Luci d'Artista event, with the lovely light artworks, in the squares, gardens and along the main streets, have made the entire city of Salerno a tourist attraction not only in the summer but also in the winter period.
So what are you waiting for? Do not miss the amazing show of the enchanted garden at the Villa Comunale, the 28 meters high Christmas tree, the planets and the stars, the ice forest, the Northern Lights and much more... book now your stay in the city, the Lights are waiting for you!

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