Christmas lights and illuminations in Campania

In current years, Naples and Christmas give a unique show of its kind: the lights. In many places in Campania, during the Christmas holidays, all is adorned with lights and colours that make every corner of the city shine.

In a real symphony of lights, Christmas comes to life. But discover with me which are the best places to visit the beauty of Christmas lights.

The christmas lights of the historic center of Naples

Since December 1st Naples has been invaded by Christmas lights. 70 between streets and alleys over 16 kilometres, along with 14 squares, 5 churches and buildings of high historical importance such as the Galleria Umberto and Palazzo San Giacomo will be adorned with a series of illuminations that will announce Christmas throughout the city.

Among real covers of lights, such as the 800 meters of via Toledo, Christmas trees, bells and reindeer, the whole city is coming to life and lights up for all the nights from here to the epiphany. 

All the historic streets of the centre will be populated by a spectacle of lights and colours, starting from Piazza Chiaia with the lights signed by Lello Esposito you will go through Via Roma and Spaccanapoli with Via Dei Tribunali and San Gregorio Armeno, then reaching the Vomero hill, everything shines.

The Christmas lights of Salerno: artist's lights

From mid-November until the second half of January, Salerno has colored thanks to the thousands of artist's lights. A luminous path of over 40 kilometres of cables with about five million small light bulbs that make up a real itinerary through an enchanted world among reindeer, bells, snowflakes and floral motifs through the historic centre of Salerno and the municipal villa with "the Zoo that I would like ", with different animals in the form of little lights.

While the giant Christmas tree has been positioned in Piazza Flavio Gioia while continuing along Corso Vittorio Emanuele you will find the luminous waterfalls. To close one of the most visited attractions is the big Ferris wheel, "Giant Wheel" in Piazza Della Concordia in full London Eye style, from which to enjoy all the beauty of the entire event

Bacoli's Christmas lights

In Bacoli, Christmas 2019 will be anything but trivial. Even Bacoli will be completely illuminated by hundreds of artist lights that will illuminate the streets of the Phlegraean town, its municipal villa and its most interesting places such as the Casina Vanvitelliana.

For the little ones, one of the biggest shows will be the House of Santa Claus along with many other activities to do together with the whole family.

Christmas lights in the Sorrento peninsula and Capri

The whole Sorrento peninsula dresses up during the Christmas festivities and in recent years the Christmas show is made unique by the presence of games of lights of exquisite workmanship and different colours.

Very famous is the traditional lighting of the 25-meter high tree in the centre of Sorrento in Piazza Tasso, which every year attracts enthusiasts from all over the peninsula to attend the ceremony. Together with the tree the whole city is dressed up and transformed into a real sparkling show.

For its part, facing the Amalfi coast, Capri has also succumbed to the charm of the lights and this year the Piazza Umberto I will shine. A large ecological tree will adorn the whole square and together with some cannons, it shoots snow that will make the climate even more Christmas.

Communicating the beauty of Christmas lights in just a few lines is more or less complicated, the play of light and shadow that is created is unique in every corner of the aforementioned places. So what are you waiting for? Come and wonder at the magic of Christmas.