Gastronomic fairs

Percebes de la Costa de la Muerte

This area stands out, in addition to its great landscaping wealth, for its rich gastronomy. Its wild waters and the high nutrient content of them, make their fish and seafood to be some of the most appreciated in the world.

Among the wide variety of products we must highlight the barnacles, considered to be the best in the world, and specifically those from the Cabo Roncudo area.

In addition, the razor clam is also recognized for its quality and its different ways of preparing it.

We must also mention the octopus, another of the delicacies of this area. The most used and known culinary form is “Pulpo á feira”.

To enjoy the great gastronomic variety of the area, it is enough to go to one of the many establishments, the great majority of which are family business, in the different fishing villages. In many places they serve the product almost fresh from the sea.

Also, if Galicia stands out for the large number of gastronomic fairs, A Costa da Morte is not far behind. In them the landscape fuses with music and gastronomy to make the visitor enjoy with the 5 senses.

Some of the gastronomic festivals in the area are detailed below:

  • Eel Fair: Saturday of Easter in Ponteceso.
  • Raxo Fair: The first Saturday of June in Brántuas (Ponteceso).
  • Cherry Fair: it is celebrated every first Sunday of July in Paiosaco (A Laracha).
  • Barnacle Fair: it is celebrated every July 6 in the town of Corme (Ponteceso).
  • Clam Fair: it is celebrated the first Saturday of August in the village of Corcubión.
  • Trout Fair: in Baio (Zas) the first Sunday of August.
  • Razor Clam Fair: each year the first Sunday of August in the port of Fisterra.
  • Cockle Fair: in Noicela (Baldaio, Carballo) each August 21.
  • Octopus Fair: on September 8 in Sardiñeiro (Fisterra).
  • Potato Fair: the third Sunday of September in Coristanco.
  • Fabada Fair: every first Sunday of October in Paiosaco (A Laracha)