San Nicolò arrives in Moena
San Nicolò comes to town with his angels in the evening, to give presents and sweets to everyone
ATTENTION: The opening of cultural and tourist sites, access to them, to public transport and to the services described in these pages is governed by the containment measures put in place by the government authorities and the Autonomous Province of Trento to deal with the COVID-19 health emergency. The rules may vary over time and provide for the application of different security measures — from closure, to social distancing, to the mandatory use of personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks. We therefore ask you to consult the section Travelling safely on this website and to contact the managers directly for updated information on how to gain access.
As it is tradition in our valley, on 5th December after 4.00 p.m., every child in the village comes out of his home with his "bell" to announe the arrival of San Nicolò to the people. Small groups of boys and girls stop by the shops and the owners fill their bags with sweets and candies. At 6.00 o' clock then, in the picturesque hamlet of "Sorte", a small suburb of Moena reachable on foot or by car, San Nicolò arrives with his beloved angels and his pack basket full of presents for all the children. Compulsory reservation by the Hotel Piedibosco.
You may also like ...