Port-en-Bessin-Huppain - 11th and 12th November 2017
“Le Goût du Large” Festival 2017
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 11th and 12th.
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.
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