The Saint Pierre's Atonement Day

From Thursday 02 to Monday 06 July 2020

Every day

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The fishermen holiday, in other words "The Saint Pierre's Atonement Day" is a very popular celebration for the citizens 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 liven up the district of the Marine and the Old harbour.

General
  • Kind of event :
    • Culture
    • Youth
    • Festival
    • Traditional Feast
    • Jousting
    • Boating
  • Category of event :
    • Remembrance
    • Procession Pélerinage
    • Jousts
    • Activity for children
Directions to :
quartier du vieux port
34200
SETE
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.39683
Longitude : 3.69605
Event Organizer
60 grand rue Mario Roustan
34200
SETE
Location
FÊTE DE LA SAINT PIERRE À SÈTE
quartier du vieux port
34200
SETE
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