Winter in Salerno: what to see?

In Campania region, there are many people happy with Christmas. Naples for example is most known for the San Gregorio Armeno Crips.

Moreover also in Salerno there are a lot of traditions linked to Christmas. You want to know more? So continue to read and let’s see what to expect from a Winter in Salerno!

The Street light of Christmas in Salerno

Winter in Salerno is magical thanks to the marvelous lights. These lights, known as “Luci d’Artista” are the main attraction in the street of the city.

Most of the lights represent the symbols of Christmas like Santa Claus and his sled, the classic snow and the Christmas Tree.

There are also other lights that represent symbols of mythology, like temples or similar. These symbols remind the ancient history of Campania Region and the city.

With the lights there are also the traditional Christmas stalls. In these marketplace you can buy some typical food like Chestnuts or “Torrone” a sweet bar that seems chocolate but has an unique flavour.

In these stalls you can also buy some characteristics Christmas-theme souvenirs. The “Luci d’Artista” begin on the 15th of November and finish on 19th of January.

Mercatino di Pietrarsa

The Winter in Salerno isn’t only the lights. Near to the city, in Portici a 30 minutes trip from Salerno, there is the “Mercatino di Pietrarsa“.

In Pietrarsa there is a big trains museum, one of the most important in Italy.

During the Christmas Period, this museum became a wonderful Christmas place. There are lights, shops, Christmas Tree and a lot of fun for adults and children.

In particular, for the little ones there is Santa Claus Village, where children can meet their Christmas hero. It’s really magical visit the Pietrarsa Christmas Market, an amazing adventure.

The mercatino starts on 30th November and ends on 6th of January.

Do you want to visit these places? Contact us and we will organize your trip!

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