Top 5 Christmas Lights in Italy

Christmas lights are very impressive the city and the street are full of shining colors from north to south, there are many cities in Italy that will delight visitors and tourists with bright installations in the historic centers, to make the atmosphere even more magical and Christmas. So let’s see where to find the most beautiful light installations in this period, the historical centers of our peninsula make the atmosphere even more magical.



SALERNO – A great event brings its twelfth edition. This time is illuminated by the Garden of Minerva will tells you Aladino’s fairy tale, where you can take a pleasant walk accompanied by bright projections on music by Handel, Pachelbel and Vivaldi. Galleons, enchanted gardens, penguins clinging to the rocks, giant flowers, roofs of stars, arabesque buildings on display in the streets of Salerno until January 22nd. The Luci d’Artista, the exhibition of the luminous art works that recall the oriental and the suggestive atmospheres of the thousand and one night the myth, the dream, the time, Christmas these are the themes of this year.


AREZZO –  Christmas 2017 in Tuscany specifically in Arezzo will feature an original path of light installations that will make the squares and main streets shine with magic, highlighting monuments and architecture in an unusual way. This is confirmed by the tourist data of last year that recognized the success of the initiative. The event this year is characterized by an original path of artistic, ice statues, and architectural lighting installations starting from the heart of the project on Corso Italia. The authors of the installations are 10 young students of the graphic course of the art school “Piero della Francesca” from Arezzo,  who, in collaboration with Officine della Cultura, have built an open-air art gallery that starts from the church of Santa Maria della Pieve and reaches via dei Peleati.


ROMA –  Even this year as it was last Christmas, the shopping street in Rome decorated with jewels light, giving magic and sparkle to one of the main Roman roads. Piazza Venezia festively decorated with the Christmas tree chosen by the administration that made a lot of discussion. From 7th dec to the Vatican City you can admire the tree and the nativity scene at Piazza San Pietro.


TORINO – Twenty years is the Luci d’artista event that lights up every corner and every square in the center of the piedmontese capital until January 14th and for the first time also some suburbs. The triumph of lights is also characterized this year by the presence in piazza Castello of the crib of Emanuele Luzzati that returns in its entirety with 90 statues painted in wood, inspired by tradition. Includes the installation of 25 works by Italian and foreign artists whose main element is obviously light, in addition to the Planetarium in via Pietro Micca and the Mole Antonelliana with the illuminated dome.


FIRENZE – Until 8 January the squares and monuments will be illuminated by F-Light, the Festival of Lights, an event that hosts video-mapping, projections, light games, educational activities and meetings. The theme of the installations is “Frontiers”, in a physical and metaphysical sense, which is carried out by the numerous artistic and scientific laboratories and by the cultural activities of these weeks, including torchlight routes in museums and the show “Giorgio Vasari tells: the Salone dei Cinquecento in a new light “, a trip to Palazzo Vecchio with a passionate Vasari who accompanies the public to discover anecdotes and curiosities.