02 December / 07 January – Trecastagni
THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS in Trecastagni (CT) the Village of San Nicola from 2 December 2017 to 7 January 2018. Christmas markets, crafts and ancient crafts, cribs, folklore. In the welcoming atmosphere of the central Piazza Marconi, the wooden houses will be set up in the characteristic Nordic style, rich bright decorations that will enchant visitors. Tasting and sale of Christmas products, pipers, lullabies and poetry, exhibition of nativity scenes, shows and animation.
An opportunity to visit Trecastagni, a charming piedmont village, in fact there are many corners, glimpses, environmental details that the hillside offers to the visitor, beyond the series of bourgeois palaces and churches, including the Mother Church, dedicated to St. Nicholas Bari, the Church of Mercy, commonly known as the Church of the White or White, the Convent of the Reformed Minor Fathers dating back to 1660, and the Church of Sant ‘Alfio, today Sanctuary, built in various stages. It has a harmonious façade with openings carved in carved lava stone and surmounted by an octagonal bell tower. It holds the eighteenth-century statues of the Madonna delle Grazie and the three saints, a Rapisardi fresco from the end of the 19th century. very large collection of ex-voto, interesting for the study of folklore and popular religiosity.
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