mercoledì 5 novembre 2014
4 Ways to celebrate Christmas and the New Year in Salerno
From holiday lights to traditional nativity creations, visit Southern Italy’s region of Campania to enjoy Christmas and New Year’s in Salerno, the Amalfi Coast and Naples.
1. Christmas lights in Salerno's medieval center
The city of Salerno lights its roads with the famous and creative Luci d'Artista. Stroll through the medieval streets of Salerno's historic center through "Il Giardino Incantato" - The Enchanted Garden, where you'll discover dragons and fairies surrounded by a world of colorful floral lights. It's a magical setting for holiday shopping in Italy!
2. Nativity shopping on Via San Gregorio Armeno, Naples
Naples has been famous for its handmade nativity scenes, called presepi in Italian, for many centuries. The tradition continues today thanks to the Neapolitan artisans who have passed down their skills for generations. Christmas is the perfect time to stroll down Via San Gregorio Armeno in Naples, a narrow street in the historic center lined with tiny shops and studios entirely dedicated to presepi. You'll find traditional nativity figures in every shape and size, plus a cast of soccer players, politicians, musicians and celebrities from around the world. Be prepared for crowds during the holiday season, but that's part of the fun!
3. Chalet in tyrolean style for the Christmas Market
For the second year, in a row, Christmas markets will arrive. Wooden chalet, in tyrolean style, align on the promenade. A row about a mile or two hundred meters will be illuminated for offer to visitors, typical Christmas products with a moment of animations. You'll find food products as nougat and sweets and much handicrafts from all over Italy, together Christmas gadgets and the "ornaments" for the Christmas tree.
4. New Year's Eve in Salerno
Celebrate the beginning of the new year in a very special way in the town of Salerno, with an unforgettable firework display at midnight over the town's harbor. Events, concerts and celebrations are planned for Christmas and New Year's in Salerno, making it a festive and charming location for celebrating the holidays in Italy.
Choose Accademia Italiana and our New Year Program. The New Year Program combines a 1 week Italian Course with the possibility of enjoying the celebration for the New Year in Salerno. The Program also includes cultural excursions and seminars that allow students to discover and appreciate all the beauties of the South Italy.