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Cammarata -San Giovanni Gemini

Your next destination in Sicily in the Sicani mountains

Una montagna di eccellenze

Considered among the most beautiful parties in Sicily,

discover the great event of the majestic triumphal chariot in motion.

It has very ancient origins since  it was first celebrated in 1677 and is among the holidays  most popular of the  Sicily, followed by all over the world. The protagonist  of the celebrations is the Holy Crucifix of the Nazarene.

The symbol  the most representative and folkloric of the festival is the “Triumphal Chariot” in honor of the Nazarene which is symbolically pulled for a 400 meter path by a pair of oxen, but really, by the devotees by means of an 80 meter long rope.

The Triumphal Chariot, composed of a boat-shaped base and a central tower that rises towards the sky, celebrates the glorious Christ;  the "boat", in religious iconography, well represents the Church which, led by Jesus with his people, faces the challenges of history, instead the Tower represents the link between heaven and earth and can symbolize the aspiration of man towards infinity.

Great Feast

"Gesù Nazarè"

25 and 26 June 2022