Experience the Christmas magic in Madrid

We are already at the beginning of one of the most beautiful periods of the year, yes, the Christmas time has come! Haven’t you seen the Christmas lights of Madrid yet? Certainly at this time one of the great attractions of cities like Madrid is to see the incredible Christmas lighting that stains its streets, squares and large avenues with light and color.

Enjoy the spectacular lights that adorn much of the city. During all the Christmas parties in Madrid, lights of all colors flood the city. Streets, squares and buildings are illuminated with millions of lights that make us breathe this unmistakable Christmas air. Most of the Christmas lighting is concentrated in the heart of Madrid, so L&H Hotels becomes the perfect choice to enjoy Christmas in Madrid. 

Madrid dresses up with Christmas lights in Madrid

The inauguration of the Christmas lights, in the streets of the city center, traditionally mark the beginning of these festivities, but also this lighting is one of the great attractions for those who take advantage of this time to visit Madrid.

Madrid has allocated 3 million euros to the impressive lighting of these dates, in which it also recovers some signs of its identity. Among them stands out the return of the traditional nativity scene of the Puerta de Alcalá. The nativity scene of Puerta de Toledo and Príncipe Pio, as well as the Viaduct of Segovia Street and the accesses to the Plaza Mayor, have been added to the traditional nativity scene.

The Christmas lights of Madrid and its history

As for the designs of the lights, they are already classic those made by designers such as Teresa Sapey, Purificación García, Ben Busche, Victorio & Lucchino, Adolfo Domínguez and Sergio Sebastián. Noteworthy among the novelties is the large luminous ball of 12 meters in diameter and 43,000 lights that is installed at the junction between Alcalá and Gran Vía streets, opposite the Metropolis building just a few steps from L&H Hotels. 

In addition, new designs of Christmas lights are presented in places such as Plaza de Canalejas, Carrera de San Jerónimo, calle Atocha, calle Mayor, calle Montera, plaza de Cibeles, plaza de Neptuno and glorieta de Cuatro Caminos. As for the already traditional Christmas fir trees, there are new locations, specifically around Atocha, Plaza de Castilla, Paseo del Prado, Plaza del Cardenal Cisneros, Plaza de Oriente, Ópera, Calle de Arturo Soria and Madrid Río.

Tour of the Christmas lights in Madrid with Naviluz.

Remember that, from November 29th until January 6th, as is already traditional, you will have the option to see the Christmas lights by taking a tour of the city centre on the Naviluz, the Madrid Christmas bus. It is a panoramic bus of two floors, belonging to the service of EMT, that offers this service in the evenings-nights during the Christmas season. Be surprised by the magic of Christmas with L&H Hotels.

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