Catalonia, European Region of Gastronomy 2016


10/01 to 10/30

Gastronomic Days of the fish soup of Sa Palomera de Blanes

Blanes destines a large part of its culinary billboard to local products. And the month of October is dedicated to the Suquet de Peix. These gastronomic events are held from October 1 to October 30 in different restaurants in Blanes. In each participating culinary establishment the recipe for fish suquet is prepared in its own way, so that guests can try it. The restaurants adhered to these days offer a special menu, with the star product, the Fish of the Llotja de Blanes.

  Blanes (Costa Brava)

09/28 to 10/01

El Bages Grape Harvest Festival

The first Sunday in October is held in the historic center of Artés a great party with wine and cava as protagonists. On the occasion of the harvest there are numerous activities for adults and children, such as exhibitions, cava plate exchange market, photography competitions, vineyard routes, popular foods, tastings and concerts, among many others. The aim of the celebration is to promote the Pla de Bages Denomination of Origin, which covers some 500 hectares of vineyards distributed by 27 municipalities.

10/07 to 10/08

Fair of the Nougat and the Chocolate to the Stone

The origin of the Fair of the Nougat and the Chocolate to the Stone dates back to 1988 when, at the initiative of the Pro-Market Promotion of Agramunt and Comarca, a market dedicated to nougat was organized. The welcome received by the initiative encouraged the organizers to open the participation to other sectors and on October 12 of the following year held the first Fair of Nougat and Chocolate to the Stone. Since then the fair has evolved and is currently a reference point within the calendar of the Lands of Lleida. Protected geographical indication Turrón de Agramunt.




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