Feast of Saint Francis of Paola

By January 23, 2017 No Comments

Feast of St. Francis of Paola, patron saint of Marzamemi

Third Monday of August


The focus of the feast is the procession of the Statue of the saint on the sea, sided by exciting water races. As the patron saint of the village , St. Francis of Paola is celebrated in the afternoon with a suggestive maritime procession, with hundreds of boats following the statue and then continuing in a walk through the streets of Marzamemi. In the days preceding the feast, the “Palio of boats” and “Sea Games” events will take place.

Learn More

About admin

Leave a Reply