St. Nicholas
CAMPORA - On 6th december Go to Village

The town celebrates the patron Saint of the afternoon with a procession where the participating clergy, the mayor, the municipal authorities and the band. Then you go back to church, we celebrate the holy mass and proceed with the blessing of the "panieddi St. Nicholas", the loaves that are shaped like three small spheres together the sides that were prepared at home by each family according to tradition.
Following the mass, distribute the bread that will be consumed in the family during the sunday lunch while part will be devoted to the animals and the last part will be kept in the house for good luck. According to an old story St. Nicholas intervened when some bandits decided to plunder the quiet village, dressed as a beggar and convinced them to desist thus saving campora who chose it as the patron Saint should reverence every year with all the honors.

Cultural Association "Cilento on the road"

Via S. Anna, 20 - 84050 Rocca Cilento (SA) - Italy