Saint-Nicolas appears on the tower

Saint-Nicolas appears on the tower

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Saint-Nicolas Arrival

Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Civic Celebration

Every year on 6 December Saint-Nicholas makes his descent from the bellfry in Arras. After he reaches the ground the athletic saint gives treats of candy to all the children.
Saint-Nicolas appears on the tower
Saint-Nicolas greets people before preparing to come down
Saint-Nicolas rappels down the tower
Safely on the ground!
Before giving sweet treats to children
Saint-Nicholas in front of the Arras bell tower