Catalonia, European Region of Gastronomy 2016


02/02 to 02/04

The Candelera Fair of Molins de Rei

The Candelera Fair of Molins de Rei has more than 150 years of history and was declared a Traditional Festival of National Interest. Agriculture is the guiding thread and the origin of this festival that has been maintained over the years, and at the same time has been incorporating different changes and novelties, and has managed to combine tradition and modernity, which are the two elements that characterize this fair event. At the same time, many activities are held, ranging from sardana dances to jazz concerts, tastings, conferences and exhibitions. Within this period is the Wine and Cava Fair with tasting sessions and pairings as well as contests and exchange of cava plates.


01/1 to 02/28

The Gastronomic Campaign “Tiempo de Erizos”

Of intense flavor, soft and soft texture inside, and round shell and full of spikes. The sea urchins are the gastronomic protagonists during the winter months in many municipalities of the Costa Brava. They are also the promoters of the Gastronomic Campaign "Tiempo de Erizos", which takes place in the months of January and February. In the framework of these days, on January 27, at 11 am, in the Juli Jarrete gardens of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, the "Uriçada Popular" is celebrated. It is a popular and gastronomic party, open to all those who love this typical product of the Costa Brava. During the day you can try 6 sea urchins + glass of cava for only € 6.

  Sant Feliu de Guíxols (Baix Empordà)




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