Italian Mayor Is Offering €2,000 To Anyone For Settling In This Small Town

11The Grain Festival

Candela is in the center of Italy barn and every year Grain festival is celebrated which takes people back in the era of farming and agriculture. The newcomers can also take part in the one week horseback tour and the council is also planning to set up a toy museum and a showroom which will feature medieval dresses.

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12Glittering house of Santa Claus

One of the most notable innovations of Nicola Gatta is the glittering house of Santa Claus which narrates the story of Saint Nicholas. The festival of Christmas is incomplete without Santa Claus and Saint Nicholas is the inspiration behind the legend of Santa Claus. It is also believed that the remains of Saint Nicholas are buried near Bari.

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13What does Nicola do?

Nicola hires actors who dress up as Santa Claus and his elves and the three-story building which was built in 1600s is occupied by them for a whole month and the local people and kids enjoy a lot. It is also something that Nicola does keeping in mind the influx of tourists.

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14No tourist in winter

Bascianelli says that it’s easy to have tourists in the summer season but in the winters, the tourists are almost nil. Just to make sure that the town of Candela has visitors in the winters also, the event of glittering house of Santa Claus was started in the town.

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15What does the building have?

Each floor is decorated and has bright and colorful bedrooms with soft mattresses where the Santa meets the kids who come with letters to him and there is a big workshop where the toys are made. The whole atmosphere is soaked in the flavor of Christmas with stuffed reindeers, Christmas trees and festive hymns being played.

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