Salt Feast

Address:Platja de les Barques. 17130 L'Escala
Price: free of charge

During a day of mid-September, the fishing village of l'Escala honors its most famous traditional industry. It is the Salt Feast, also of anchovy products, closely associated with a time of prosperity. Centuries ago salt came by sea and was stored in the salt storehouse building (Alfolí de la Sal., now an exhibition to be visited), the same place where anchovies were produced. Platja de les Barques beach, is the main stage where dramatized historical reenactments take place, with period costumes and crafts, traditional dances and musical evening in the night.

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Salt Feast Photos

The sailor announces the arriving of boat with a sea charcoal shell, Salt Feast, l'Escala

Vaixell de vela tradicional a la Festa de la Sal de l'Escala

Pescadores de época, recreación histórico de la Fiesta de la Sal de l'Escala

Platja de les Barques, Festa de la Sal, l'Escala

Traditional ship in front of l'Escala coast, durint Salt Feast in l'Escala, every September

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