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Palazzo Margherita Celebrates San Bernardino on August 23rd

August 1, 2016

 

On August 23rd in Bernalda we celebrate San Bernardino.

 

A procession with horsemen and people in costume accompany the statue of the saint.

 

The statue is placed on an antique wooden wagon richly decorated with images that represent the life of the saint. To have the honor of carrying the saint, the owners of trucks and tractors must participate in an auction, which continues during the procession, so it may happen that rotations occur in the middle of the path. This year, in addition to riders, rigorously dressed up in period costumes and flag bearers, to Trombonieri and to the musketeers there will be also a group of street band that will color the long and crowded Corso Umberto where Palazzo Margherita is strategically located. 

 

Complimentary Aperitivo and Dinner for guests staying at Palazzo Margherita:

Guests staying at Palazzo Margherita will experience this traditional popular rite as an authentic "Bernaldese" and will be provided a complimentary "aperitivo" in our beautiful Salon from whose balconies it will be possible to enjoy the spectacular procession, and a complimentary special traditional dinner in the evening.

 

Rates starting at 570 Euros per night.

All rates are in Euros and include 10% VAT, in-room beverages, breakfast, Wi-Fi available in the entire property, bicycles and cooking lessons.

 

Guests may fly into Bari Airport, located one hour and thirty minutes from the property, or Brindisi Airport, located one hour and twenty minutes from the property. Bari Airport has connections to several airports in Italy and throughout Europe. Private transports are available upon request.

 

For more details, please contact info@bennettmercado.com.

 

 

 

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