Cappella di San Nicola di Myra

Aradeo, Apulia Italy

Roman Catholic

St. Nicholas is the patron saint of Aradeo and a large festival is held in May. The mayor symbolically gives the keys of the city to the saint. There are solemn processions and firework displays. One of the most traditional fairs in the region is held on Sunday, with exhibitions of livestock and the strength of draft horses. The saint remains in the public square and there is music and more fireworks.