Port-en-Bessin-Huppain - From 6 to 7 November 2021

“Le Goût du Large” Festival 2021

Scallop festival

First ranking fishing port in Basse-Normandie for scallops, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain organises each year “Le Goût du large”.


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.


6 and 7 November 2021
Free access to the celebration


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



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Event organization

See official website

Contact :

Centre Culturel Léopold Sédar Senghor

2 rue du Croiseur

14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

Tél. +33 (0)2 31 21 92 33

Festival of European maritime songs

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