Saint Nicholas - protector of sailors
Saint Nicholas Day in Greece is celebrated on December 6th.
St. Nicholas is considered a protector of seafarers, fishermen, ships and sailing.
You must have noticed in Greece the chapels on the cliffs or just by the sea. They are usually dedicated to St. Nicholas and are located in places that overlook open sea.
St. Nicholas is also the protector and patron saint of the island of Thassos.