From June 28 to 30 in Galatina is the famous Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, with the traditional rite of tarantulas.
The Feast of St. Peter and Paul is deeply felt and still are remembered "the tarantolati" with the evocation of their movements, every year on their way to Galatina ask for the grace of healing to the saint.
Galatina between sounds, music and colors, welcomes tourists and visitors from every part of Italy.
A Galatina St. Peter and St. Paul are the patron saints, legend has it that both of you were stopped at this place during their travels to the evangelization of the world, in fact the mother church is preserved a stone on which, it is said, had sat St. Peter to rest.
As far as St. Paul, legend has it that he was welcomed into the house of a citizen Galatina, the Holy One to thank the hospitality made it 'the water of the well of the house was miraculous.
The man then dedicated to this saint own small chapel in his house, and since then all tarantolati went to the chapel of St. Paul to ask for the grace of healing by the bite of tarante.