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“Le Goût du Large” 2014

First ranking fishing port in Basse-Normandie for scallops, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain organises each year “Le Goût du large”, which will take place this year on November 8th and 9th.

 

Created in 2004, the event attracts close to 50 000 over two days. The whole population is involved: fishermen’s wives concoct delicious scallop and other seafood recipes for the visitors to sample, fishing net menders give a demonstration of their work, and guides will explain the fishing of scallops.

 

For the occasion, the professional fish market is open to the public, for the sale of scallops and fish.

 

♫ ♫ Musique sous les Embruns ♫ ♫

 

Also on the programme: a festival of European maritime songs, street animation, special menus in the restaurants, old sailing boats in the harbor… Two festive days to immerse onself in the maritime tradition of Port-en-Bessin.

Tickets available at the tourist office of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain until November 7

 

 

Some videos here and there to wait for the festival of European maritime songs…

 

 

Useful informations:

Leopold Sedar Senghor Cultural Center +33 (0)2 31 21 92 33 – www.portenbessin-huppain.fr

Tourist office of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain +33 (0)2 31 22 45 80

 

Event organization