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Italian Snake Festival

Italian Snake Festival

When & Where The Italian Snake Festival usually takes place on the first Thursday in May in the town of Cocullo in Italy.

What to Expect This is the feast of St Domenic and a statue of himself is carried the streets adorned with jewelry, money and of course live snakes.

Snakes Festival Cocullo Italy He is then brought to the church where the church bell is rung by locals with their teeth.

Getting there Book a flight into any International airport in Italy at discount rates here or book a train here.

Where to stay Book your accommodation for the Processione Dei Serpari Snake festival below. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in both Cocullo and Italy availablehere.

History Cocullo Snake Festival

Cocullo Snake Festa History

St Domenic is the patron saint that protects against snake-bites and toothaches hence the strange rituals of this Italian festival.

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