The Saint Pierre's Atonement Day

Commemoration - Pilgrimage and procession

From 28/06/2018  to 02/07/2018

SETE - Destination Pays de Thau - Sea - Town

Description


The fishermen holiday, in other words " The Saint Pierre's Atonement Day" is a very popular celebration for the cityzens of Sète.
 

On Friday evening the statue of the fishermen's patron saint is perched on a boat carried in procession by fishermen from the Penitent's chapel to the Décanale Saint Louis.
 

This night procession is followed by the fishermen sons in traditional costume.
 

On Sunday, a moving procession of exceptionally dressed trawlers, taking St Pierre's statue, leaves the port and goes to pay tribute to the offshore missing persons.
 

During the weekend a carnival and traditional jousts are organized by the Association of the Fishermen Sète Môle on Sète canals to live up the district of Marine and the Old harbor.
 

Latitude : 43.39978, Longitude : 3.69601

Opening

From 28/06/2018  to 02/07/2018

Free admission

Contact

60 grand rue Mario Roustan
34200SETE
Téléphone :+33 4 99 04 71 71
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